Construction workers face a wide variety of risks every day they are on the job. Many situations are acceptable only because of the safety equipment they rely on. If that safety equipment were to fail, construction workers can be seriously injured or killed.
Many employers value time and cost savings over the safety of their workers. When machinery goes unrepaired and safety measures are ignored, construction workers’ health and lives are put at risk.
At Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm in New York City, we have devoted our careers to standing up for the rights of injury victims. We hold manufacturers and employers responsible for the injuries their negligence causes.
Safety equipment can be defective for a variety of reasons, including:
All of these types of defects can impact a wide range of safety equipment that construction workers rely on, including:
At Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm, we know the devastating impact that defective safety equipment can have. Workers put their faith in the safety equipment they use and failure can catch them unaware and unable to avoid an accident and serious injury.
Our firm is skilled at pursuing compensation beyond workers’ compensation through third-party claims. If someone such as a subcontractor or vendor on your site was responsible for your injuries, we can help you pursue compensation from that third party in addition to your workers’ compensation benefits. Since 1992, we have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients while earning a reputation as one of New York’s premier personal injury law firms.
If you or a loved one were injured in an accident involving faulty safety equipment while working construction, our attorneys can help you pursue all appropriate compensation. To schedule a free initial consultation, call 212-268-3222.