The Personal Injury and Construction Accident Lawyer on Long Island at Birzon & Associates have decades of experience in handling thousands of on-the-job personal injury claims, as well as, worker’s compensation construction accident claims. Our law firm is proud to have served seriously injured construction workers, by bringing construction accident cases and workers compensation claims on their behalf. These injury claims have resulted in over 50 million of dollars in verdicts and settlements, over the years, in Smithtown, Suffolk and Nassau Counties, LI and throughout NY.
As you look around Long Island and surrounding areas, the increase in the construction and remodeling of homes, warehouses, office buildings, shopping centers, schools, places of worship, medical centers, parking lots, county and city transit centers and infrastructure road and other projects. This construction often involve the use of heavy equipment, including large transport trucks, cranes, and various scaffolds, ladders, power tools and equipment, toxic chemicals, demolition equipment and explosives, high power electrical lines, welders, forklifts, and of course safety equipment, each of which, if not utilized properly, is often the cause of construction worker accidents and even construction accident related wrongful death. Our Construction Accident Lawyers are experts in handling these types of serious injury cases. If you are searching for a construction accident lawyer on Long Island than Birzon & Associates can help you!
Construction in NY can move rather slowly, and without the right construction accident lawyer in Suffolk County, your legal process could take just as long. Before local law 196 was passed, in New York City, construction workers only needed a required ten hours of training to work on buildings over ten stories tall. The new law, although it is still being tweaked, would require construction superintendents, site safety coordinators, or site safety managers to have received thirty hours of site safety training by December 1, 2019, and an additional ten hours of training by September 1, 2020. Workers will have to complete thirty hours of training by completing either:
Supervisors, who need to complete sixty-two hours of training, will have to complete:
There are several different types of construction accident cases that can be brought to court. If you experience an injury on the job our construction accident lawyer on Long Island can provide you with expert legal representation. Some of the most common causes of construction accidents are:
The NY and Long Island demolition industry requires contractors and workers to acquire licenses, permits, and safety training, and to adhere to certain safety rules and regulations on the demolition job site which is designed to protect the public and workers at war near the demolition construction zone from being hurt while performing demolition work, which safety laws, if not properly followed, often result in worker or pedestrian physical injury, including catastrophic brain, neck, and spinal cord injuries, and unfortunately, even death.
When you, a family member, or someone that you care about has been seriously injured in a construction demolition accident, due to the negligence of a co-worker or another, you want justice to be served, by getting you the financial compensation that you deserve, so you can heal as much as possible from your serious personal injuries — while we also work to ensure financial security for you and your family, both now and in the future. We have Won over 50 Million Dollars for Seriously Injured Long Island Personal Injury Construction Accident Victims. At Birzon and Associates, LLC, since 1991, we have served construction accident victims in Smithtown, Suffolk and Nassau Counties, LI and throughout New York City. Our highly rated award winning construction accident law firm has helped secure some large settlements throughout NY, helping us to establish a history of success in representing our clients. It is our pledge and commitment to you that we will fight hard for you and get you the compensation that you deserve, whether through obtaining a personal injury construction accident settlement or getting you your workers compensation benefits, or both.
Working with heavy lifting equipment like cranes creates a lot of potential for injuries to occur. Especially if you are working with a particularly negligent contractor or coworkers. It is crucial for all employees to undergo the proper safety training and understand what the machines they are operating on are capable of. If you or a loved one suffer a serious injury on the job due to the negligence of an employer or fellow employee our construction accident lawyer on Long Island can help you! We want to make sure you receive the compensation you need for you injuries Some of the most common accidents involving cranes or other heavy lifting machinery are:
Another job site hazard that workers need to be mindful of is electrical wires. Our construction accident lawyer on Long Island is proud to have served electrical contractors, electrical workers and members of the general public who have been seriously injured by electrocution and electrical shock accidents, by bringing electrocution and electrical shock accident injury cases, and workers compensation claims, on their behalf. Electrocution worker related injury and wrongful death claims have resulted in multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, over the years, throughout New York State, Suffolk, Nassau and Queens. Some of the most common causes for electrocution accidents are: