Long Island, NY Construction Accident Attorney
Recovery from negligent construction contractors
Construction jobs are inherently dangerous because of the use of heavy equipment and dangerous tools to perform perilous tasks — often at great height or under high-pressure conditions. By cutting corners to speed up projects and lower expenses, contractors increase revenues and the risks to workers.
Long Island construction accident attorney Elan Wurtzel possesses nearly three decades of experience helping injured victims maximize compensation. He can help you in complex cases involving:
Catastrophic accidents commonly occur during construction projects. Hardworking individuals placed at constant risk include bricklayers, crane operators, electricians, engineers, ironworkers, laborers, masons, painters and welders. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that one out of every five workplace fatalities is a construction worker. When OSHA investigates serious and fatal workplace accidents, the department often identifies serious worksite violations that contributed to the tragic incidents.
Recourse for construction workers
In addition to recovering New York workers compensation benefits, you may also have recourse against your negligent employer, other businesses working on the site and equipment manufacturers. After a thorough, free case review, Elan determines whether your accident is covered by the scaffold law or if you have a third-party cause of action to maximize compensation for your on-the-job injury.
Learn more from an experienced Long Island construction accident lawyer
For the quality representation you need and the respect, compassion and attention you deserve, call Long Island, NY construction injury attorney Elan Wurtzel, serving clients throughout Long Island, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. Call Elan at 516.822.7866 or toll-free at 800.972.8144 or contact him online to schedule your free case review and consultation.