New York Scaffolding Accident Attorneys Who Are Ready to Hold Your Negligent Employer Accountable
Have You Been Injured as a Result of 200-240-241 Labor Law Violations?
New York construction workers deserve a safe and reliable work environment. If you think your employer has violated any labor laws that resulted in an injury, hiring an experienced NY labor law attorney is the best thing you can do.
When working with Su Caso, we work to ensure your rights remain protected from violations made by your employers. We work tirelessly to investigate and determine if negligence is at play. If so, we will build a case to hold your employer accountable and ensure you are fully compensated for any labor law violations that have caused you pain and suffering.
You might not be sure if a labor law violation caused your injury, and you might not even know what New York State labor laws are mandated in the county you work in. You must understand many rules, regulations, and unknown factors to determine if you qualify for a lawsuit. The best thing to do is to speak with an experienced construction accident attorney who can determine if you have a valid claim.
New York Labor Law 200:
Also known as the New York Negligence Protection Law, is a state law that provides certain protections for injured workers due to their employer's negligence. The law requires employers to take reasonable care to ensure that their workplace is safe and free from hazards, and it imposes liability on employers for injuries resulting from their negligence.
Labor Law 200 also provides certain defenses for employers, including the defense of comparative negligence. New York's Labor Law 200 is complex, and it can be challenging to determine whether or not an employer is liable for an injury sustained by an employee. If you have been injured at work, you should speak with an experienced New York workers' compensation attorney to discuss your rights and options under the law.
New York Labor Law 240:
Also known as the "scaffolding law," provides special protections for workers required to work at heights. If you were injured while working on a scaffold, you might be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
To recover under Labor Law 240, you must show that your injuries were caused by a lack of safety equipment or an inadequately maintained scaffold. Personal injury lawyers who are experienced in handling construction accident cases can help you investigate the cause of your accident and gather the evidence needed to prove your case. If you have been injured in a scaffolding accident, don't wait - contact a personal injury lawyer today to learn more about your rights.
What To Do After a Scaffolding Accident Occurs?
If you or someone you love has been injured in a scaffolding accident, it is vital to take quick action to preserve evidence for a potential lawsuit:
- Seek medical attention for any injuries sustained in the accident.
- Take photos of the accident scene and gather any witnesses' contact information. It is also essential to save any damaged equipment or personal belongings.
- Be sure to keep all medical records and receipts related to the accident.
These steps will make you better positioned to pursue compensation for your injuries through a New York Labor Law 240 lawsuit.
New York Labor Law 241:
Protects workers engaged in demolition and groundwork from injuries. The law requires employers to provide workers with a safe workplace and take all necessary precautions to protect them from harm. This labor law is set in place to protect workers from more than falls or injuries from elevated job sites. The law imposes strict liability on employers for injuries resulting from negligence from not properly overseeing a job site and ensuring all work zones remained hazard-free. It focuses on groundwork such as excavation and demolition but also includes the overall concern of safety equipment.
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