New York Labor Law Section 240
Oneonta Construction Accident Attorneys
Have you been injured in a construction accident? The injuries you have
sustained may be covered under the New York Labor Law 240, which was put
in place to protect contractors and construction workers from on-site
If you've been involved in an accident on the job, call Scarzafava
& Basdekis at (607) 229-1885 to get started with your claim today!
Safety on the Job
There are specific regulations within the labor law in regards to scaffolding.
The regulations have been put in place to ensure workers' safety and
when the law is not followed, it can lead to serious accidents. At Scarzafava
& Basdekis, we represent individuals like yourself who have sustained
injuries because of negligent property owners or employers who have not
given proper protection to employees.
Any scaffolding which has been erected more than 20 feet above ground must:
- Be secured so that it does not swing away from the structure
- Be able to bear four times the maximum weight which will be placed upon it
- Include safety rails or secured material which protect the outside and ends
Discuss Your Claim with a Labor Law Lawyer
You may be able to file a
personal injury claim if you were injured as a result of faulty scaffolding or a falling object.
This could include falling from a scaffold that was not correctly secured
or slipping and injuring yourself. There are many different circumstances
relating to scaffolding which can lead to very serious injuries.
Our attorneys are an advocate for personal injury victims throughout the
state of New York. We are proud to serve clients throughout the tri-county
area, Oneonta, Cooperstown, Delhi, Norwich, and Sidney. If the accident
you were injured in involved your employer's negligence or unsafe
working conditions, you may be entitled to compensation.
Contact us to schedule a free consultation! The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can get started putting a case
together for you.