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If you have been injured on the job due to construction accidents, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. However, workers’ compensation does not compensate an injured worker for pain and suffering, or the full amount of their lost wages. If you were seriously hurt in a construction accident, you may be eligible for compensation above and beyond workers comp. An experienced attorney can help you maximize your recovery. At the law offices of Stenger, Glass, Hagstrom, Lindars & Iuele LLP, we will help you explore all your options, so you get the full extent of compensation you deserve.
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Construction workplaces are some of the most dangerous work environments. If you suffered a workplace injury resulting from a fall from a significant height, you are entitled to extra protection from the state, according to New York labor law. With ladders and scaffolding commonplace on construction sites, these accidents are common.
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However, if you are unaware of how to obtain the benefits you are entitled to, you may miss your opportunity to receive fair compensation. Our attorneys will answer any construction accidents questions you may have and help you explore your full range of options. We protect the rights of individuals who have suffered serious personal injuries as the result of a wide range of construction accidents, including:
- Excavation accidents
- Scaffolding falls
- Trenching accidents
- Lack of safety harnesses and devices
- Lack of hard hats
- Lack of trained personnel
- Equipment failures
Conducting a thorough investigation into your accident, we will look into any possible OSHA violations. If the negligence of someone besides your employer was responsible for safety violations that led to your accident, we can help you get fair compensation for your construction injury.