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Committed To Protecting The Interests Of Hudson Valley Construction Workers

Construction companies are in business to make money — and there is nothing wrong with that. What is wrong, however, is the practice of putting profits ahead of the workers' safety. Cutting corners and rushing work do not accomplish anything except providing an inferior product, and, when you are talking about construction, placing everyone involved at risk.

When negligence on the part of a property owner or general contractor results in serious injuries to construction workers, it can create grounds for a personal injury claim. Construction accidents can be extremely difficult to resolve, and it is important that you seek the advice of a qualified attorney. At Zwiebel and Fairbanks, LLP, our lawyers are committed to protecting the interests of construction workers in injury claims of any kind.

Our Results On Behalf Of Injured Workers

  • We obtained $1.25 million for a construction worker who fell into a hole that was not properly safeguarded at a work site. The award provided compensation for his injuries and allowed him to find work in a new field.
  • We secured $820,000 for a 51-year-old who suffered a serious knee injury as the result of being struck by a forklift.

$1.95 million on a $2 million insurance policy: Settlement secured for a union iron worker who was injured because of a contractor's unsafe scaffolding.

Fighting For Injured Workers

When a worker is involved in a construction site accident, we will investigate the cause and take the action necessary to protect the worker's rights. We will make the appropriate claims. Often, the worker's injuries will prevent him or her from ever returning to work at a construction site. In such instances, it is vitally important that the worker receive the highest monetary award possible in order to have the resources to learn a new trade.

We represent clients in construction accident claims arising from any cause, including:

  • The hiring of underskilled workers
  • The use of cheap building materials
  • Failure to provide adequate safety equipment and tools
  • Failure to cover or mark holes or gaps in flooring
  • Failure to provide ladders, scaffolding or other vertical passage
  • Failure to address safety issues

Contact A New York Attorney About Your Construction Accident Injuries

From our office in Kingston, we represent clients throughout the Capital Region and the Hudson Valley. If you, a friend or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, please call us locally at 845-338-0510 or toll free from anywhere in New York at 877-ABCDLAW (222-3529). You can also contact us via email, if you prefer. Your initial consultation is free, and we are happy to come to you if you are unable to travel to our office.