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Construction Accident Resources

Resources For Construction Accident Victims

If you have been injured in a construction accident, you are not alone. The following are examples of resources for injured construction workers in the New York City area.

  • What To Do If You Are Injured On The Job: Follow these steps to obtain medical care and report your injury if you are injured on the job in New York.
  • How To File A Workers’ Compensation Claim: Instructions on how to complete Employee Claim (C-3) to ensure your New York workers’ benefits are not delayed or interrupted.
  • Information About Doctors: Find doctors who are authorized to provide medical care under workers’ compensation.
  • Loss Of Use Awards: The schedule loss of use (SLU) award provides additional compensation if you suffer a permanent impairment from your injury. You should seek legal help to maximize your claim.
  • Work Safety FAQs: Answers to frequently asked questions about worker safety.
  • Occupational Health And Safety Information: The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously harmed at work. The law requires employers to provide their employees with working conditions that are free of known dangers.
  • Work Safety And Health: Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on construction safety and health.
  • Social Security Disability Income: Information about disability benefits if you suffer total disability.

The construction accident attorneys at O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, in Manhattan, offer a
free initial consultation to explain your rights and answer your questions after a work-related injury. Call 212-571-7100 to speak to a lawyer.

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