A 36-year-old Westchester man who fell off a ladder was awarded $16.9 million.
A Queens worker was struck by a 20-foot pipe that fell in a trench. He was paralyzed, and during the trial, while the jury was deliberating, our construction accident attorneys were able to attain a $10.5 million settlement.
A superintendent fell down the elevator shaft at work as a result of negligent failure by the company who was renovating the elevator.
51-year-old union plasterer injured when suspended ceiling he was working on fell, striking him on his head and causing injury to his neck requiring multi-level cervical fusion. Case resolved during mediation for $5,575,000.
A construction worker was injured attempting to get onto a scissor lift. The lift was struck by falling debris, causing the worker to fall approximately 25 feet down an elevator shaft and sustain severe injuries. He was awarded $5.25 million.
A construction worker who was injured at the job site.
31-year-old Local 79 laborer performing demolition duties on an elevator at a renovation/rehab project was struck by falling concrete and fell approximately 25 feet down the elevator shaft sustaining serious injuries to his legs and back requiring over 10 surgical procedures. This matter settled at mediation for $5,250,000.
A 42-year-old construction worker who was injured when he fell off of a slippery dump truck ladder and was impaled on vertical rebar left uncapped at a construction site.
An undocumented construction worker was working in the basket of a cherry picker on a bridge. Unbeknownst to the worker, the cherry picker's controls were defective. As a result, the arm of the machine inadvertently moved, resulting in the worker's shoulder being trapped between the basket and bridge. The accident caused the worker to suffer a severe brachial plexus injury.
A construction worker who was injured on-the-job.
$3,000,000 settlement on behalf of a 29-year-old who sustained back and shoulder injuries requiring multiple surgeries when he was struck by a falling metal form knocking him off his scaffold.
A 37-year-old laborer who fell from a ladder while doing sheetrock work at a construction site. As a result of the fall, the claimant sustained multiple injuries requiring surgery, including arthroscopic shoulder surgery and a cervical fusion.
Construction material fell on a laborer's knee at a construction site. The laborer underwent multiple knee surgeries. The experienced construction accident attorneys at our firm obtained a $2.7 million settlement during trial just before closing arguments.
A 42-year-old construction worker who slipped on wet rebar at a Manhattan construction site. He sustained spinal injuries requiring multiple surgeries as a result.
A sheet metal worker sustained a crushed pelvis when the unsecured arm of a sign that was being hoisted became dislodged and struck him.
While working on the George Washington Bridge, a bridge painter fell 40 feet, suffering significant injuries. A construction accident attorney handled the case and the laborer obtained a $2.49 million jury verdict.
A worker who suffered multiple fractured bones in a fall. The Plaintiff had been working on the construction of new residential homes in the Bronx. While working on the second floor, he fell through a hole that had not been properly covered, resulting in his injury.
A worker who was injured by a falling brick. Due to the fact that the area the Plaintiff had been working in lacked proper cover, he suffered orthopedic and neurological injuries to his arm which required surgery.
A 44-year-old construction worker who fell on ice and ice-covered debris at a construction site. The fall resulted in injuries to his lower back and both knees which required surgical intervention.
A bridge painter who fell off a scissor-lift truck which moved unexpectedly. The injured worker sustained a complex, comminuted fracture to his elbow requiring emergency surgery, as well as a fractured pelvis.
A laborer lost vision in an eye due to not being provided with proper eye protection.
A 28-year-old experienced HVAC mechanic received a $750k settlement after a construction accident in which protective eyewear was not issued. His injuries resulted in blindness to one eye, surgery and loss of past and future wages.
A 71-year-old man in the Bronx was awarded $500k after falling off a ladder and suffering from a head injury and memory loss.