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The “Scaffold Law” is a legal statute that declares courts must hold owners, contractors, or their agents responsible for injuries sustained by falls or falling objects. The law states that the physics of the accident involve a difference in elevation. Construction and industrial sites often use scaffolding to reach upper levels of buildings. While…
The construction industry poses a myriad of risks year-round, however, winter weather brings unique concerns, especially for those working within the Northeast. Large cities such as New York average low temperatures in the twenties during winter months, leading to frozen jobsites and the potential for serious snowfall. Here, the construction accident attorneys at Sullivan…
SPBMCC recently recovered a total of $1,337,500 for an assistant superintendent who fell through an HVAC pre-cut hole on the bulkhead roof at a construction site. Plaintiff Sustains Fracture After Construction Site Accident, Requiring Surgeries The roofing company that the plaintiff worked for had placed roofing paper over the entire roof at the construction…
Construction workers are faced with substantial physical risks every day, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created an additional threat to workers’ health and safety. As a partially essential industry in New York, companies must take extensive precautionary measures to protect workers against the risks associated with the coronavirus and potential physical injury on the job….