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Top Manhattan, NY Construction Accident Lawyer

One of the Best Construction Accident Lawyers Helps Injured Construction Workers in New York County
Construction is a vital industry in Manhattan, New York County, with an abundance of ongoing projects and developments. However, with the nature of the work involved, construction sites can be dangerous places, resulting in frequent accidents and injuries to workers. In such cases, it is crucial for injured construction workers to seek the legal expertise of a top-rated Manhattan Accident Attorney.

Why Hire A Top Manhattan Construction Accident Lawyer From Karasik Law Group?

Karasik Law Group is a leading law firm specializing in personal injury cases, particularly those involving construction accidents. The team at Karasik Law Group is well-versed in the complex laws and regulations surrounding construction accidents in New York County and are dedicated to securing the maximum compensation for their clients.

So, why should you hire a top-rated construction accident lawyer from Karasik Law Group? Firstly, the attorneys at the firm have a deep understanding of the New York State Labor Laws, which are designed to protect construction workers and ensure their safety on the job. This knowledge is invaluable when navigating the legal complexities of construction accident cases.

What Kind Of Compensation Can I Receive?

Karasik Law Group has a proven track record of success in representing injured construction workers, obtaining substantial settlements and verdicts on their behalf. The attorneys prioritize the needs of their clients, providing personalized attention and aggressive representation to ensure that justice is served.

Steps To Take After A Construction Accident in Manhattan, NY

In the event of a construction accident, there are important steps that injured workers should take. Seeking immediate medical attention is paramount, followed by reporting the incident to the employer or site supervisor. It is then crucial to consult with an experienced construction accident attorney to explore the legal options available.

Common Injuries Suffered From Construction Accidents

Construction accidents can result in various injuries, ranging from minor to severe. Some of the most common injuries suffered on construction sites:

  • Burns
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Electrocution
  • Broken or fractured bones
  • Loss of hearing or vision
  • Repetitive motion injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Internal bleeding or organ failure
  • Illness from toxic chemical exposure

Regardless of the type or severity of your injury, our Manhattan Personal Injury Attorneys are dedicated to fighting for your rights and holding the responsible parties accountable.

Construction Labor Laws In New York State

In the state of New York, construction workers are protected by specific labor laws. These laws are designed to ensure that employers provide a safe and secure working environment for their employees. If your employer has failed to adhere to these laws and you have been injured as a result, you may be entitled to additional compensation. Our attorneys have a thorough understanding of New York State’s construction labor laws and will fight tirelessly to ensure that justice is served.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets safety standards that all employers and companies must follow. Violations of these laws can result in serious injuries, and violators can be held liable for those injuries.

N.Y. Labor Law 200

NY Labor Law 200 N.Y. Labor Law 200 requires employers to provide safe work conditions for construction workers.

N.Y. Labor Law 240

N.Y. Labor Law 240, also called the Scaffolding Law, mandates that workers who perform job duties at a height receive adequate fall protection.

This law protects workers from working on unsafe scaffolding or ladders and prevents falls. It also mandates that workers be protected from falling construction materials.

N.Y. Labor Law 241

N.Y. Labor Law 241 requires that general contractors, owners, and other contractors ensure workers are protected from exposure to safety hazards that could result in an injury.

Construction Accident Lawsuits in New York City

Typically, New York laws prevent construction workers from suing their employer if they get hurt in an accident. If you pursue benefits from a workers’ compensation claim, you’re basically waiving your rights to a lawsuit. However, you might be entitled to compensation if they violated a labor law or if you suffered a grave construction injury.

If a third party’s negligence contributed to your injuries, you might be able to file a lawsuit against them. These parties include the following:

  • Property owner
  • Equipment and tool manufacturers
  • Motor vehicle drivers
  • Contracts and subcontractors
  • Employees of third parties
  • Maintenance and repair companies

You might also be entitled to monetary damages if you lose your loved one in a construction accident. You must prove the following to file a wrongful death lawsuit:

  • A death;
  • Caused by another person’s wrongful conduct;
  • Resulting in legal action by the deceased if they survived;
  • Losses suffered by at least one person
  • Recoverable damages by the estate.

construction accident claim

When pursuing a construction accident claim, injured workers may be entitled to various forms of compensation, including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and in certain cases, punitive damages. A top-rated attorney will assess the circumstances of the accident and the extent of the injuries to determine the appropriate level of compensation to pursue.

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We shoulder the legal burden on your behalf, putting all of our efforts into ensuring you receive the maximum possible compensation for your needs.

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Our NYC Law firm’s commitment to professionalism, civility, and open and honest communication allows us to provide our clients with the highest level of professional service.

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Preeminent Team of Legal & Medical Professionals

When you select Top-Rated NYC Law Firm Karasik Law Group, you are not only choosing a close team of top legal professionals, but will get access to a pool of esteemed medical professionals from various medical fields who will review your case, and if warranted, will testify for you in court, for free, unless you win your case.

Recent Results

Construction Accident

$ 1,500,000.00

involving a fall from a latter resulting in surgery

Medical Malpractice

$ 2,150,000.00

for a medical malpractice case involving failure to diagnose a critical condition

Personal Injury

$ 1,200,000.00

for a slip and fall matter resulting in surgery

Truck Accident

$ 950,000.00

for a case involving an injured driver in a truck accident.

Medical Malpractice

$ 850,000.00

recovered for a loving family in a negligence matter involving a loss of a child due to the carelessness of the Home Care Services provider

Car Accident

$ 170,000.00

for a car accident victim who sustained a knee injury resulting in surgery


$ 1,411,000.00

for a commercial litigation matter involving alleged securities fraud


$ 1,500,000.00

in a long, bitter, and brutally contentious commercial litigation dispute


$ 750,000.00

for a commercial litigation matter involving a partnership dispute


$ 1,560,000.00

for a case involving protracted litigation over a commercial property

Car Accident

$ 700,000.00

involving an exacerbated condition resulting in back surgery stemming from an automobile accident

Medical Malpractice

$ 750,000.00

in a medical malpractice matter involving a fall in a rehabilitation facility causing head trauma, brain hemorrhage and death

Medical Malpractice

$ 750,000.00

in a medical malpractice matter involving a fall in a rehabilitation facility causing head trauma, brain hemorrhage and death

Medical Malpractice

$ 700,000.00

for a medical malpractice matter involving a bowel perforation during C-Section delivery

Medical Malpractice

$ 500,000.00

for a wrongful death of an 8 hour-old infant

Medical Malpractice

$ 750,000.00

for a case involving negligence by a nursing home/ rehabilitation center resulting in wrongful death

Personal Injury

$ 250,000.00

for a slip and fall case resulting in elbow surgery

Personal Injury

$ 107,000.00

for a slip and fall involving HAND fracture and surgery

Personal Injury

$ 325,000.00

in a slip and fall matter involving Open Reduction Internal Fixation foot surgery


What our clients say

francina De jesus
francina De jesus
22 December 2023
The best lawyer and team he was able to help me and get a really good compensation back . Thank you
11 December 2023
I am very satisfied with the service, the best team, responsible and the strongest lawyer. Always available
11 December 2023
Zafar Hamrakulov
Zafar Hamrakulov
11 December 2023
I'm really appreciate to Attorney Alex Karasik and his law office team for helping me get thru the cases and make things happen , when I need it! Very professional... Thank you!!!
Valerie Bondarevsky
Valerie Bondarevsky
6 December 2023
Attorney A Karasik and his firm are truly the best. He is always quick to help me with any urgent legal advice that I may need. I told him my situation and he offered me a way out in matter of minutes. He was bold, confident, professional and trustworthy in what he does. The best lawyer around. Thank you so much and Highly recommend.
Dmitriy Kelmenson
Dmitriy Kelmenson
9 November 2023
I cannot express my gratitude enough to the outstanding team at Karasik Law Group for their exceptional support and successful resolution of my car accident case. You are truly one of the best and top rated law firm in New York! Sincerely, Dmitriy
Ann Wallace
Ann Wallace
15 October 2023
Alex Karasik represented me on a prolonged and difficult case, and really came through for me. Even the opposing counsel was impressed by his tenacity! Don’t hesitate to call Karasik Law Group for your personal injury case.
Lyudmila Sagun
Lyudmila Sagun
8 October 2023
Excellent and profession attorneys! Thank you for everything.
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