New York Labor Law 240: Scaffolding And Other Construction Injury Claims

Falls from ladders, scaffolding accidents, fall injuries and other construction site injuries have been common for centuries. But in recent years, with the advent of New York's Labor Law 240, claims involving construction site accidents have become more complicated than ever. If you have been hurt in a construction site accident, make sure you work with a lawyer who has experience with this type of litigation and who has a thorough understanding of how Labor Law 240 litigation works.

At Restivo & Murphy LLP, we have more than 40 years of combined experience representing injured New York construction workers in catastrophic injury claims. Our lawyers travel to meet our clients throughout New York City's five boroughs as well as Long Island, Nassau County and Suffolk County to ensure that they get the representation and service they deserve.

More About New York Labor Law 240

Labor Law 240 was drafted primarily to protect construction workers on ladders and scaffolds and in other conditions involving heights on construction sites.

There is a lot going on with this law, but the most important factor is the duty of general contractors to make sure ladders, scaffolds, pulleys and other gravity-related construction instruments are safe for workers.

This duty is absolute and nondelegable. If the general contractor or manager on site puts someone else in charge, the general contractor and property owner would still be liable for any injuries.

At Restivo & Murphy LLP, we have handled many cases involving Labor Law 240. Our attorneys have worked on cases involving roof collapses, scaffold and ladder falls and related accidents, and we have obtained substantial verdicts and settlements in litigation as well as in the appellate courts. Our law firm's approach is to take the time needed to obtain the maximum compensation available for each client's case.

Sound Counsel And Representation

One of the most important things we do as a firm is take care of our clients. Construction accidents usually result in catastrophic injuries or even wrongful death. Our attorneys understand the severity of these circumstances, and we take pride in the compassionate, personalized service we provide.

Especially with the complications involved with Labor Law 240 and other New York construction accident laws, we understand how complex the process can be. We will make sure you understand what's happening and that you know your rights and options along the way, and we will stay by your side through every step of the legal process.

Contact Restivo & Murphy LLP In Garden City

Talk with an attorney from our firm as soon as possible about your case. Whether you are dealing with the wrongful death of a loved one or your own serious personal injuries, the sooner we get started, the more we can do in your case. We offer free consultations and take cases on contingency, so there is no financial risk for you to get your case started, as there are no attorney fees until we win. Call us at 800-584-3324 toll free or contact us online to schedule your free consultation.

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