Construction workers deal with a lot of dangers every day, but one of the more prevalent safety threats comes from construction equipment. While the nature of construction work often calls for large and powerful equipment, some job site tools present an unnecessary threat to workers’ lives and limbs.
Construction equipment that commonly causes serious workplace injuries includes:
At Eisenberg & Baum, our New York construction accident attorneys are skilled at uncovering the cause of a construction worker’s injuries and helping him or her explore all potential avenues of compensation.
Construction equipment needs to be powerful enough to get the job done, but flaws or defects can present an unreasonable danger to workers. Because of the serious harm that construction equipment presents, equipment manufacturers have a duty to make their products reasonably safe. When manufacturers fail to meet their duty, workers can suffer serious injuries or death.
Some of the causes of construction equipment injuries include:
Sometimes, it is difficult to immediately know the cause of a construction accident. A detailed investigation by a government agency or personal injury attorney often uncovers dangers that were unknown by construction workers.
At Eisenberg & Baum, our attorneys have decades of experience helping injured construction workers. We are skilled with all phases of a construction injury claim, including:
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed by unsafe construction equipment, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, complete our online form, or call (212) 353-8700 to speak with an experienced New York construction accident lawyer.
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