Roslyn, Long Island, NY (February 13, 2019) – A serious accident took place on Wednesday morning, February 13, that severed both legs of a construction worker. Both of the victims’ legs were reported to have been severed below the knees after he was struck by a large steel plate shortly after 8:00 a.m., according to police.
Flatiron District, Manhattan, NY (February 5, 2019) – According to authorities, a serious accident at a construction site in Midtown Manhattan resulted in the injuries of at least nine workers. The incident took place at around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, February 5, at Madison Avenue and East 29th Street in the Flatiron District.
Injured workers could be eligible not only for worker’s compensation benefits, but could also seek compensation if they were hurt due to the reckless actions of a third-party. To learn more about what third party claims are, watch this video FAQ here.
Brooklyn, NY (January 20, 2019) – New York is notorious for having many construction zones, which means that there is always a likelihood that there will be accidents involving construction workers. These accidents sometimes take place due to the negligence of employers or other third party employees. It is important to understand your rights in these scenarios. (more…)
Upper East Side, Manhattan, NY (January 10, 2019) – On Wednesday night, January 9, a concrete slab fell from a construction site onto an apartment, subsequently injuring one of the residents. The accident was reported to have taken place at around 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Third Avenue and East 63rd Street.(more…)
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY (January 3, 2019) – A construction accident in which three workers were hurt after falling off scaffolding was reported to have occurred on Thursday morning, January 3, in Brooklyn. Authorities stated that the workers fell approximately one-story at around 8:30 a.m. while working on Driggs Avenue, in the vicinity of South 4th Street.(more…)
Riverhead, NY (December 14, 2018) – At around 3:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon, December 14, officials received a call concerning a construction worker who had become trapped after walls of dirt collapsed around him. The workers were reported to have been installing a new cesspool at a home on AJ Court when the walls of dirt collapsed and trapped the worker.(more…)
Rochester, NY (December 12, 2018) – A level one hazmat situation was reported to have occurred early on Wednesday morning, December 12, that resulted in the hospitalization of one worker. The mishap was stated to have happened at around 1:21 a.m. outside of a building on McKee Road.(more…)
Buffalo, NY (November 29, 2018) – A construction worker was reported to have suffered injuries after falling into the Buffalo River on Wednesday morning, November 28, according to authorities. The incident took place at around 8:30 a.m. in the area of 625 Elk Street as workers were performing their scheduled duties for the day.
Brooklyn, NY (November 21, 2018) – Wednesday morning, November 21, authorities reported the death of a construction worker who died following an accident that occurred while working on the roof of a six-story condo development. The fatal mishap happened shortly after 11:00 a.m. as the victim was working on the Bedford-Stuyvesant project.
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