Why Are Construction Laws so Strict in NYC?

The Industrial Code has very specific regulations that apply to all types of construction sites from your smallest construction jobs being done on a one level structure all the way up to your large skyscrapers or even bridges. They have requirements that apply to all aspects in all areas of construction. Construction companies, owners, general […]

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Can Illegal Aliens Working In Construction Sue For Their Injuries?

I’m An Illegal Alien, Can I Still Get Compensation For My Work Injuries? Coming to America to find a better life, and achieve the American dream, is not always easy. Illegal aliens oftentimes resort to dangerous jobs such as working in construction site, all in the name of providing a better future for their families. […]

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Have Construction Accidents In New York Increased?

Construction Site Accidents Increase Working at a construction site can be a stressful, dangerous job. Accidents are very common — falling debris accidents and accidents with ladders are a reality when working in construction. Any construction site in New York City, so long as it’s construction on a structure in New York state is subject […]

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Heavy Equipment and Construction Accident Dangers

One may assume that moving construction equipment on and off trucks or trailers is common and relatively safe for construction workers. In reality, however, several construction workers are killed each year during accidents while loading and unloading heavy machinery. On average nine construction workers lose their lives every year due to accidents occurring during the […]

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