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New York City Construction Machinery Injury Lawyer

Construction machinery injuries are common in New York City. This category includes equipment or machinery driven by electrical or mechanical devices for earthwork, hoists, cranes, and demolition.

If you have suffered construction machinery injuries caused by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to recover more than workers compensation. Contact Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP to schedule a consultation. We have the knowledge and experience to help you explore your legal options for maximum recovery.

Causes of Construction Machinery Injuries in New York City

Construction machinery can be inherently dangerous and, when operated improperly, can result in serious, often catastrophic, injuries. Construction equipment or machinery is only safe for workers to use when:

  • It has been designed and manufactured safely
  • Workers are properly trained and supervised in its use
  • Equipment is used properly and safely
  • Machinery is equipped with proper warnings

Most construction machinery failures causing accidents fall into one of two general categories:

  • The machine was not properly designed or manufactured, or it lacked proper safety warnings. In this case, an injured worker may have a product liability claim against the seller or manufacturer of the machinery.
  • The equipment or machinery caused injury because it was improperly maintained or used. A worker injured in such an accident may have a New York Labor Law claim against the owner, a contractor, or both.

Workers may also be injured using construction machinery because they were not properly instructed on the use of safety devices, such as helmets, goggles, nets, safety harnesses, breathing masks, and lanyards.

Third Party Lawsuits for Heavy Equipment Accidents on a Construction Site

If you are injured using heavy equipment on a construction site, you may be eligible to receive workers compensation benefits. All companies are required to carry coverage in the event that their employees are injured on the job. If your injuries were incurred due to negligence on the part of a third party, you may have the right to pursue additional compensation via a personal injury claim.

In some cases, you may be able to file a claim for additional compensation if the employer or an employee displayed gross negligence leading to your injury. This includes improper maintenance of machinery, inadequate training and safety procedures, and inappropriate use of construction equipment.

Regardless of the cause, pursuing compensation can be an incredibly complex legal process, with extensive investigations and testimonies potentially putting your recovery at risk. As such, a highly experienced personal injury lawyer is recommended to help you navigate all of your legal options.

Contact Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP Today

If you suffered a serious construction machinery accident, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP immediately to help you pursue maximum compensation. We have the in-depth knowledge and skill necessary to help you decide the best course of legal action and ensure you receive the recovery to which you were entitled. Schedule a free consultation today at 212-344-1000 or contact us online.

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