Injuries Sustained in Construction Accidents
Nassau County Personal Injury Lawyer
Working on a construction site always brings some presumable risk. There are many different ways that individuals can be injured while on an unfinished building or facility. Injuries sustained during construction work can include the following:
These types of injuries can even lead to wrongful death in extreme cases. While there are many different safety laws, regulations and ordinances put in place by the company, there are still thousands of accidents that occur every year. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that the most common cause of death for construction workers is dangerous falls. In 2010 over
4,600 workers died while on the job, and 700 of these were construction workers who suffered fatal injuries from a fall. For those that need a
Nassau County injury attorney due to a construction accident,
The Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli are prepared to help.
What options are available to you in Long Island?
If you have been the victim of an accident while on a construction site, you will greatly benefit from the legal assistance of an experienced personal injury lawyer. You may be able to collect monetary compensation for your injuries, lost wages, emotional suffering and therapy costs. It is the responsibility of your employer to provide you with a safe work environment. Unfortunately, many employers put this burden on the construction workers, putting them in a very difficult position. Workers aren't qualified regulate or maintain safe work methods and practices. They are not responsible for site saftey regulations, and when employers fail to do this job themselves, it only increases the risk of potential injuries. If the negligent acts of and employer or fellow worker has left you suffering, you may be able to file a claim for damages.
At The Law Offices of Charles R. Gueli, we are intent on providing excellent service for all of our clients throughout Long Island. We work hard to ensure our clients receive the compensation they deserve after a dangerous construction site accident. Our firm has been serving the Nassau County personal injury victims for the past seven years. We have a long history of success when it comes to handling personal injury cases. It is extremely important that you seek legal assistance immediately after your accident. If you hesitate to report injuries or pain, insurance companies, judges and employers will do everything they can to minimize your compensation. Enlist a construction site accident lawyer from our law offices today to ensure your case is handled effectively.
Contact our firm to schedule you free consultation, or fill out a free case evaluation form.