In the state of New York, extensive attention is given to workers who face the daily dangers within the field of construction. Labor laws that pertain to the field of construction include:

  • Demolition
  • Renovation
  • Alteration
  • Repair of structures / buildings

If a construction worker is injured as the result of a violation of § 200, 240, or 241 of the New York labor laws, he or she may be entitled to pursue recovery. Speak with our NYC personal injury lawyer today to pursue just compensation.

Here is the breakdown of the laws:

  • § 200 – Owners and contractors are required to take reasonable care to protect employees and to provide them with safe working environments.
  • § 240 – Workers who are injured in high falls or struck from a falling object are protected under this statute.
  • § 241 – This statute describes actions that must be carried out on a jobsite as well as equipment that must be provided for safety of the workers.

If you have suffered injury as the result of a violation of § 240 or 241, schedule a free case evaluation with us today!

Labor Law § 240 – New York's Scaffolding Laws

In New York, injured workers are entitled to seek compensation if the construction company failed to provide a proper level of protection and this negligence led to the injury. This law was established to hold construction firms accountable for scaffolding injury cases.

Labor Law § 241 – Excavation, Demolition and Safety Equipment

Safety of the construction worker is also at the center of Labor Law § 241. Under this law, it is a requirement that employers must provide proper safety equipment to all construction workers. § 241 covers a wide range of activities and details how a site must be equipped and constructed, among other guidelines.

Take Legal Action After Suffering Injuries

You have the right to pursue compensation if you have suffered injuries as the result of an employer violation. Contact our NYC construction accident attorney today to find out more about how our services can help you fight for the compensation you deserve!