At O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, in Manhattan, our attorneys represent construction workers who have been injured in accidents involving unsafe construction equipment. We have obtained
millions of dollars in compensation for clients throughout the New York City area.
The following are examples of dangerous construction equipment:
- Cranes: While accidents involving
cranes and hoists are rare, they tend to cause serious injury and extensive property damage when they occur.
Forklifts and lift trucks are used to move and lift materials in many different work settings. Two of the most common accidents are injuries from collisions and from slipped loads.
- Conveyors: Conveyers cause devastating injuries such as amputation when workers become entangled with machinery.
- Saws: Saw injuries, such as amputations and severe cuts, are often the result of missing or defective guards.
- Power nailers: Power nailers can result in serious puncture wounds to the operator and other workers.
No matter what type of construction equipment caused your injury, we offer a
free initial consultation to discuss your case and explain your legal options.
Who Is Responsible For Accidents Involving Construction Equipment?
In many accidents involving construction equipment, the employer, the manufacturer of the equipment or someone else may be at fault. Here are some examples:
- Missing safety guards
- Missing or inadequate warnings
- Defects in the design or manufacture of the equipment
- Breakdowns caused by improper maintenance
- Lack of training
- Failure to provide workers with safety equipment
For More Information About Your Options After An Accident
For an in-depth discussion of your construction equipment injury case, call
212-571-7100 for a free consultation.