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Five Years of New York City Construction Accidents: Maps, Statistics and Analysis

[1p21video src=”″ width=”” id=”gif_replace_noalignment”] Construction workers ply their trades in one of the most dangerous industries in the United States.  Perhaps nowhere is that more true than in New York where, despite significant worker protection laws and heavy regulation, construction workers are injured or killed on a near-daily basis. In February 2019, nine workers were…
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$4,000,000 Dollar Settlement For Electrical Helper After Construction Accident

Our client was a 56-year-old electrical helper whose employer was hired to install electrical outlets in a pharmacy in the Bronx. The client was on a ladder running wires through a drop ceiling when he came into contact with a live wire which was left there some time previously. As a result, he sustained an…
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$24 Million Dollar Settlement For Construction Worker Run Over By An Excavator

The NYC personal injury attorneys at SPBMCC obtained a $24 Million Settlement for a construction worker who was run over by a reverse-moving excavator resulting in the loss of one leg and multiple internal injuries. The operator could not see behind the machine and there was no spotter in position to guide the operator rearward…
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$3.475 Million Verdict for Construction Worker Injured in Elevator Accident

A freight elevator carrying construction workers malfunctioned and plummeted five stories before crashing into the sub-basement of a building under renovation in New York City. The impact caused severe back and neck injuries to our client – a 43-year-old union electrician. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. obtained summary judgment on liability under…
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Scaffolding Accident Resulted in a $505,000 Dollar Settlement

A 26-year-old laborer fell approximately 15 feet while dismantling a scaffold.  The plank of the scaffold extended approximately 1 foot beyond the scaffold’s frame.  The Plaintiff stepped on the edge of the plank and the plank toppled over with the plaintiff.  Plaintiff injured his shoulder requiring shoulder surgery and suffered a fracture of the L2…
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