It’s One Thing To Fall, It’s Another To Be Caught.
It is an unfortunate reality that the hard-working men and women of our community—the builders of our homes, offices and schools—are too often needlessly put in harm’s way.
New York and New Jersey have very specific laws and safety standards that owners and contractors must adhere to that provide an important layer of protection for workers of all trades. While Union workers who are injured on the job are entitled to Workers' Compensation, which covers medical bills related to the accident and a percentage of lost wages, additional compensation is in order when a third party is found negligent of their legal responsibility to provide a safe working environment.
WE KNOW Third-Party Lawsuits
If you have been injured in a construction site accident as a result of a third party's action, you are entitled to sue and recover damages for pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, future medical treatment costs and a complete accounting of lost wages (including future wages as projected by a certified economist). Filing a personal injury construction accident lawsuit is the first and most crucial step to ensure that the individuals and family members affected regain their health while remaining on sound financial ground. Legitimate construction injury cases are looked on with compassion in the eyes of the law, and in many instances, those hurt on the job have been fairly and justly awarded millions in damages.
Do Not Hesitate To Inquire About Your Legal Options
Countless construction workers in New York City and across New Jersey are faced with debilitating injuries, lost wages and crippling medical expenses, yet too often they live in fear of damaging relationships with employers or their union hall by filing for workers' compensation or bringing a third-party lawsuit.
If you or a family member has been hurt or died as a result of a workplace accident, let the expert personal injury attorneys of Elefterakis Elefterakis & Panek advise you of your options and fight on your behalf for maximum compensation.