Category: Construction Accidents

Tips for Preventing Weather-Related Workplace Injuries This Winter

Posted On December 22, 2021 In Construction Accidents

When the temperature drops, New Yorkers become vulnerable to weather-related accidents. Among some of the most at risk of winter weather exposure are those who work outdoors. First responders, construction workers, and snow cleanup crews are examples of jobs that require individuals to stay outside for extended periods.…

What Should Employees Expect from a Workers’ Compensation Independent Medical Examination in New York?

Posted On December 8, 2021 In Construction Accidents

Employers are responsible for the health and well-being of their employees. When individuals are injured or get sick while at work, they can qualify and apply for workers’ compensation benefits. When a workers’ compensation claim is filed on your behalf, a physician will examine your injury or illness, estimate the recovery time, and attempt to predict whether the injury will lead to permanent disabilities.…

What Compensation Can I Recover in a Construction Accident Case?

Posted On August 3, 2020 In Construction Accidents

Being injured on a construction site can change your life in an instant, particularly given the risks inherent in work on such a site. One moment you are working and making the money you need to pay your bills. The next, you are out of work and facing unexpected medical expenses that you cannot afford to pay.…

10 Common Types of Construction Accidents

Posted On November 20, 2019 In Construction Accidents

Working in construction is one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. Whether you work on high-rises in New York City or new homes in the White Plains suburbs, there is a good chance that at some point you will get injured on the job.…

UPDATE: With NY Construction Deaths on the Rise, Regulations Are Strengthened

Posted On December 27, 2017 In Construction Accidents

Back in May, disturbing statistics were brought to light that construction site inspections throughout New York have decreased and consequently, injuries and deaths to workers have increased. Well, to combat this trend, lawmakers, real estate groups, and construction workers have banded together and have agreed to tighten construction site regulations according to the New York Times.