New York State law provides special protection to workers engaged in the construction, repair, renovation, and demolition of structures. The laws apply to commercial projects big and small, from skyscrapers to strip malls. They apply to public projects like bridges and overpasses. In certain instances, they also apply to work performed on single-family homes and other residences.
While all of these laws exist to protect workers from construction accidents, there are myriad circumstances that could act as barriers to you receiving the compensation due you. If you have had the misfortune of being involved in a construction-related mishap, it’s imperative that you work with a personal injury attorney who has extensive experience fighting for clients who were victimized in construction accidents.
Please note this important fact about construction accident cases in New York:
The New York State Labor Law and Industrial Code is fraught with traps for lawyers who do not have Bryan Schneider’s experience. If you, a family member or friend is injured after falling from a height at a worksite like those described here, call Bryan Schneider for an immediate free consultation.