Construction sites and other job sites must abide by certain Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. These regulations often include the need for harnesses, eyewear, helmets and other protective equipment. When a worker experiences injury because his or her employer has not adhered to these standards, the worker may be eligible for compensation. If the company does not make job site safety clear, the company may be liable for any resulting injuries.
If you or someone you care about experienced injury or even wrongful death due to lack of protective equipment on a jobsite, it is possible to fight for recovery damages. The attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo (SPBMC) have decades of experience in personal injury cases. We work with individuals, but we also take workforce class action cases to court. Contact us today for a free consultation about your personal injury case.
The attorneys at SPBMC have served New York and New Jersey for decades. In the last 10 years alone, they have recovered $2 billion in settlements for their clients. Why choose SPBMC?
Necessary safety equipment is plentiful on a construction site for building, remodeling, or demolition. Unfortunately, workers do not always use these items, or have access to them. What kind of safety equipment is common on a jobsite?
Failure to use any of these protective items often results in injury or health problems later on.
The risk for injury related to lack of protective equipment is not limited to construction workers. Window cleaners, site inspectors, subway workers, city workers, road workers, and others face similar risks every day. Essentially, anyone who works in potentially hazardous conditions may be at risk from failing to use protective equipment.
Every case is different in terms of liability. An accident or injury may be the fault of the employee; however, often it is the fault of someone else. The company for whom the employee works, or even a third party, may be responsible. Multiple parties share liability in some cases. Who may be liable?
If you have experienced injury related to lack of protective equipment, do not hesitate to collaborate with an attorney. The right argument for your case can make a significant difference in the outcome, settlement, and recovery. Contact SPBMC for a free consultation.