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Falling Objects and Debris

Brooklyn Falling Objects and Debris LawyerBrooklyn is in the midst of an unprecedented building boom. The area is densely populated, and with countless construction projects underway, residents, visitors, and construction workers are at high risk of being injured by falling objects and debris.

If you have been injured by a falling object or debris, contact the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers for a free case evaluation or call (718) 802-1600 to talk with our team.

Why Choose Us

Our experienced Brooklyn construction accident lawyers can evaluate the value of your injury case and advise you on how to move forward with a claim or lawsuit against the liable parties.

  • With over 20 years of experience, our attorneys will handle every aspect of your case so that you can focus on your recovery.
  • We aim to deliver effective and aggressive legal representation on behalf of our clients.
  • We take all cases on a contingency fee basis, so we don’t charge you any fees unless we win compensation for you.

Why You Need a Lawyer

In cases related to serious injuries from falling objects or debris, determining what parties hold liability can be more complex. When you have an attorney knowledgeable in New York laws representing you, these matters are handled professionally. At The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers, our legal team will:

  • Investigate the facts in the accident
  • Gather and preserve evidence
  • Identify all negligent parties
  • Evaluate violations of laws and regulations
  • Pursue compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, reduced earning capacity and other damages

Struck by Falling Objects and Negligence

In most cases of falling objects, negligence is involved. A construction site may have violated state safety regulations, or a building has fallen into such disrepair that falling debris poses a danger to passers-by.

The first step in any personal injury case is to establish that an act of negligence was the cause of a person being struck by a falling object.

Types of Falling Objects and Debris Injury Cases in Brooklyn, NY

Pedestrians and construction workers alike are in danger of injuries in cases of falling objects and debris. In general, the shape, size, and weight of the object and the height from which it fell contribute to the severity of the injuries sustained.

Reported types of falling objects that have been reported as causing serious injuries to include, but are not limited to:

  • Construction site materials (plywood, tools, sheet metal, etc.)
  • Scaffolding
  • Window air conditioner units
  • Crumbling brick or masonry
  • Garbage
  • Glass

Injuries from Falling Objects and Debris

A falling object hitting a worker or pedestrian can lead to serious or fatal injuries. Some of the common injuries sustained in these cases include:

Who is Liable?

Based upon the facts in the case, a property owner, construction company, or multiple parties may be held liable for your injuries. The first step in moving your case forward is to identify all liable parties.

We have access to professional resources and experts to investigate the facts in your case and file a claim or lawsuit naming all parties that failed to in their duty of care to protect others from harm.

Contact a Brooklyn Construction Accident Lawyer Today

If falling objects or debris have seriously injured you or a loved one, contact our Brooklyn lawyers at The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers for a free consultation.

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New York City Office 

450 7th Ave Suite 1605
New York, NY 10123
(212) 564 2800

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Brooklyn Office 

26 Court St., Suite 2511
Brooklyn, NY 11242
(718) 802-1600

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