Unsafe Construction Work Equipment in New York City

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Unsafe Construction Work Equipment in New York City

Unsafe Construction Work Equipment in New York CityWere you injured by unsafe construction work equipment in New York City, NY? When you need an aggressive advocate to fight for your construction accident claim, you need the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers. Attorney Jay Knispel has more than 25 years of experience litigating injury claims. He’s a former insurance defense attorney, too — so you’ll benefit from his inside knowledge and experience working on the other side.

With hundreds of successful trials under his belt, Attorney Jay Knispel has established a reputation for winning big for his clients. He’s recovered millions of dollars in jury verdicts and settlements, including some of the top verdicts in the Empire State.

When you’re up against a tough construction company, you need a tough lawyer to stand up for you. Call our NYC, New York law office today at (212) 564-2800 for a free case evaluation. We’re here 24/7, so contact us now.

How the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help if You’re Hurt by Unsafe Construction Work Equipment

How the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC Can Help if You’re Hurt by Unsafe Construction Work EquipmentIf you’re injured on the job by unsafe construction equipment or machinery, you should be entitled to workers’ compensation. That doesn’t mean your benefits will be easy to get. The Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers know the ins and outs of construction law, and our NYC construction accident lawyers don’t back down from stubborn insurance companies.

We can help by:

  • Conducting a comprehensive investigation into your accident
  • Making sure your workers’ compensation claim is free of errors and filed on time
  • Collect evidence from the accident and investigate potential third-party claims
  • Handle all communications and negotiations with insurance companies
  • Represent you in workers’ compensation hearings or appeals if necessary
  • File a third-party lawsuit if necessary to recover all the compensation you are owed

We put the full force and weight of our law firm behind every case. We’ll help put you on an even playing field with the big insurance companies standing behind the construction industry. We front all the costs for your case, so you pay nothing upfront. And, if we don’t win, you don’t owe us a dime.

How Can Construction Equipment Cause Injuries?

A wide range of equipment is used in construction work. Injuries can be caused if the equipment malfunctions, if employees are improperly trained, or if operators are simply not paying attention.

The most dangerous construction machinery includes:

Injuries can occur when:

But the equipment doesn’t have to be big and heavy to cause severe injury or even death. Ladders and scaffolding are also extremely dangerous and create falling risks. 

What Injuries Are Caused by Dangerous Construction Work Equipment?

Common injuries caused by construction equipment include:

Our dedicated New York City construction accident lawyers are committed to fighting for the maximum compensation available for your injuries. That often means working with medical experts, accident reconstructionists, and experts in the construction industry to help us put together the strongest possible support for your injury claims.

What Compensation Can I Get if I’m Injured by Unsafe Construction Work Equipment?

You should be covered by workers’ compensation if you get hurt by unsafe construction work equipment. Workers’ comp will cover your medical treatment and a percentage of your wages. Workers’ comp benefits are generally available regardless of how the accident occurred.

But you may be able to recover additional compensation if a party other than your employer was responsible for your injuries. This may be an equipment manufacturer or a vendor operating onsite. If that’s the case, you could recover money in a third-party lawsuit.

In a third-party lawsuit, you could seek compensation for:

If a loved one was killed in a fatal workplace accident, you may be eligible for burial or death benefits from workers’ compensation. Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to recover compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Contact us to speak with a New York City construction accident attorney as soon as possible after your fall. You’ll get a full and honest evaluation of your case and a complete review of all your legal options.

Get Help From an NYC Construction Accident Lawyer

Were you hurt by unsafe construction work equipment in New York City? Let the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel Personal Injury Lawyers help you get the compensation you deserve from workers’ compensation or a third-party lawsuit. These cases are complex. We have the experience and knowledge you can trust to handle anything that comes our way.

Call now for an initial consultation to learn how we can help – it’s completely free and with no obligation. 

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