Construction Accidents and Workers’ Compensation

The lawyers of The Orlow Firm have helped individuals who have been injured in forklift, crane and elevator accidents, and other accidents, on construction sites in New York. When you retain our services, you can rely on our effective representation, personal client service and focus on results. We are dedicated to helping each client recover […]

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Construction Accident Resource Links

Employee workplace rights From the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). What to do if you question the safety of your workplace. Lists addresses and phone numbers for more information. OSHA Construction eTool This eTool will help you identify and control the hazards that commonly cause the most serious construction injuries. National Institute for Occupational […]

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Construction Worker Dead After Condo Crumples in Brooklyn

Firefighters worked feverishly to get through debris of an apartment complex in Brooklyn that fell during construction recently. They were able to rescue five workers from fragments of metal that collapsed due to recently poured concrete. According to the Fire Department, one of the five workers died after being rescued following the construction accident. Details […]

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Injured Construction Workers May Pursue Third-Party Claims

Construction sites are some of the most dangerous places people can work. There are a variety of potential hazards, and even with proper safety measures, construction accidents still occur. When construction workers are injured on the job, it is important that they know about the options available to them to receive compensation for their injuries. […]

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More American Workers Now Dying in Workplace Accidents

Despite new technologies and safety advances, increasing numbers of Americans are dying in workplace accidents. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4,690 workers died as the result of traumatic workplace injuries in 2010. This is an increase from the 4,551 fatalities in 2009. To put the current number in perspective, about 13 […]

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