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Injured in an NYC Scaffolding Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Injured in an NYC Scaffolding Accident? Here’s What You Need to Know.

One of the most physically tasking jobs is construction work. Everybody knows it, yet somehow, our construction workers go undervalued. Not at the Law Office of Richard M. Kenny. If you are someone who has recently been injured in a scaffolding accident, or a construction accident of any kind, you need an attorney who can advocate for your best interests through every step of the claims process ahead. We are proud to represent you. Please continue reading and[...]

What You Need to Know About Construction Site Accidents in New York State

What You Need to Know About Construction Site Accidents in New York State

As the United States begins to shift back to some degree of normalcy, construction sites are among the first places to reopen. Though construction sites usually do not pose a threat to those who act responsibly, now, more than ever, people will be concerned for their safety. Please read on and reach out to our knowledgeable New York City personal injury attorney to learn more about construction site accidents, what to do after being injured in one, and[...]

How Much Money Can I Get in an NYC Scaffolding Accident Lawsuit?

How Much Money Can I Get in an NYC Scaffolding Accident Lawsuit?

Some of the hardest-working individuals in our great city are construction workers. Not only are their jobs physically taxing, but they are also dangerous as well. Among those dangers are scaffolding, for when scaffolds are improperly manufactured and maintained, they can become very dangerous. If you are someone who has been injured in a scaffolding accident, you surely already know this, and most likely now require financial compensation to help cover the cost of your medical expenses, lost[...]

What to do After a New York Construction Site Accident

What to do After a New York Construction Site Accident

New York’s construction workers among the hardest-working in the country. Our laborers care deeply about their craft, and it shows--our buildings are strong, beautiful, and they last forever. Construction workers are some of the most honorable members of our society, which is why when they are injured due to a negligent party, they deserve compensation to help them get back on their feet again. If you were injured in a construction site accident, here are some of the[...]

Recovering Compensation After Being Involved in a Construction Site Accident in New York State

Recovering Compensation After Being Involved in a Construction Site Accident in New York State

Construction workers are responsible for our buildings, our bridges, our roads, and more. We owe a lot to construction workers, not only for all their hard work--but the risks they take on a daily basis. Construction is one of the most dangerous lines of work, and if you are someone who was injured in a construction site accident, you may be entitled to compensation. If you are seeking compensation, here are some of the questions you may have:[...]

Scaffolding Safety!

It's hard to walk even a few blocks in NYC without seeing scaffolding surrounding the outside of a construction site. Though scaffolding is common and necessary for many work sites, federal law requires that it must always be professionally installed and secured to assure every user’s safety. The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Administration (OSHA) reports that 65 percent of the U.S. construction industry — 2.3 million workers, work on scaffolding as part of their normal work duties.[...]

NYC Taking Steps to Improve Construction Worker Safety

NYC Taking Steps to Improve Construction Worker Safety

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio recognizes that we need to do more to keep our workers safe! Accordingly, in recent months he has been working with construction union leaders to improve worker-training requirements in hopes to stop the increasing number of workplace injuries and fatalities. The mayor's proposal hopes to increase training requirements for workers up to somewhere between 54 and 71 hours, increase the training time for supervisors by 30 hours and add "task specific[...]

New NYC Construction Laws Hope to Improve Workers Safety throughout the City

New NYC Construction Laws Hope to Improve Workers Safety throughout the City

It's far too often as New Yorkers that we open the newspaper to see another headline of a tragic construction accident in our City. Thankfully, efforts are being made by local government to make these headlines a thing of the past. The Construction Safety Act, announced in January of this year by New York City Speaker Mark-Viverito, Housing and Buildings Committee Chair Jumaane Williams and Council members has been approved by Mayor Bill de Blasio and is composed[...]

NYC Construction Workers in Dangerous Situations

NYC Construction Workers in Dangerous Situations

In the world of construction, accidents happen. They have always been an unfortunate but inevitable part of the profession, especially in large cities like New York. Falls are very common in these work environments, with union and nonunion workers. However, recently developers have been eliminating costs on construction sites by cutting corners with safety, especially in nonunion work zones. This trend can be observed when examining the fatal accident at the Times Square construction site in April, 2017.[...]

Construction site falls are the #2 cause of workplace fatalities

Construction site falls are the #2 cause of workplace fatalities

When you think of New York City, the first thing that probably comes to mind is skyscrapers and all the tall buildings. It’s a city of tall, thin buildings—making the most of the small space on the ground by going up and up. It’s not unusual for buildings to have 80, 90, even 100 floors here in the Big Apple. While the idea of working or living high up in the sky can be intriguing, the construction of[...]

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