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Representation For Scaffolding And Ladder Accidents

On construction sites, workers often have to use scaffolding and ladders, sometimes at extreme heights. When scaffolding collapses, a worker falls from scaffolding or objects are dropped from heights, it can cause catastrophic injuries, including injuries to the back, neck, head and spinal cord. The worst scaffolding and ladder accidents can result in death.



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Labor Law Section 240 Help For New York State Workers

In New York, Labor Law Section 240 is designed to protect workers who have been hurt while working on scaffolding and ladders in New York City. At the law firm of Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC, our firm understands Labor Law Section 240 in New York and how it protects construction workers who have been injured on scaffolds and need compensation to pay for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other expenses.

Common Types Of Scaffolding And Ladder Accidents

Our construction accident attorneys have recovered successful verdicts and settlements for individuals who have been hurt while working on scaffolding and ladders in New York, including:

  • Baker scaffolds
  • Mobile scaffolds
  • Suspension scaffolds
  • Scissor lifts
  • Pipe scaffolds
  • Ladders
  • Cranes

If you or someone you love has been hurt on the job, talk with our firm about your rights and options for recovery. Our lawyers will provide the honest advice and answers you need to make informed decisions about your case.

Contact Our Firm After A Scaffolding Accident

If you have been injured in a scaffolding or ladder accident, contact our office in New York City to schedule a free initial consultation with Paul B. Weitz & Associates, PC. Call us at 212-346-0045 to make an appointment. Hablamos español.