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Construction Accident Lawyer in Orange County NY

Third-Party Negligence in Construction Injuries

When a fall or other injury occurs on a job site, construction workers often assume that they cannot collect damages beyond worker's comp. Under New York law, property owners, general contractors or other parties may be strictly liable for economic losses and a victim’s pain and suffering, if a safety violation caused a severe and lasting injury. Manufacturers may also be held accountable for defective tools or machinery.

Do You Have a Construction Accident Claim? Call 888-745-2948 for a free case evaluation. We represent construction and industrial trade workers throughout Orange County and the Mid-Hudson Valley.

The Law Offices of James J. Cupero, PLLC has helped many victims of construction site accidents bring a personal injury lawsuit for the negligence that led to their serious injuries. We have handled third-party claims involving:

  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Falls from ladders
  • Falls from roofs or platforms
  • Falling objects or flying debris
  • Heavy equipment injuries (e.g., crane accidents)

Special Laws Protect Construction Workers

Most people cannot sue their employer for personal injury. But, a New York statute gives special protections to victims of construction accidents. Namely, the contractor, owner or another subcontractor on the site could be liable for:

  • Improperly erecting or securing scaffolding, hoists and ladders
  • Failing to provide ropes, harnesses, railings and other safety equipment
  • Tampering with the equipment or disabling safety mechanisms

The defense will argue that the employee was the sole proximate cause of the construction accident by acting in an unsafe manner, such as refusing to wear a hard hat or safety harness.

If you or a loved one is a victim of a New York construction accident, don't wait to contact a construction accident lawyer lawyer who can help you recover full compensation.

Experienced construction accident lawyer attorney Jim Cupero is knowledgeable about construction accidents and third party actions for compensation. He is prepared to take your case as far as necessary to get you the compensation you deserve. He will personally discuss your rights with you in a free initial consultation.

We do not take attorney fees unless we are successful in securing compensation

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