Category Archives: Construction Accidents

Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Falling off a Scaffold

Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Falling off a Scaffold

As an experienced Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney, I get a number of calls every year from clients who are construction workers injured while they are working at an elevated height, or on a scaffold. It is called in New York State more commonly the scaffold law, but you have very special and specific rights that […]

Buffalo Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Being Injured While Working

Buffalo Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Being Injured While Working

As an experienced Buffalo Personal Injury Lawyer, I often receive phone calls from people involved in accidents while working. In these types of cases, the general rule is that Worker’s Compensation covers any injuries that occur under the course employment; whether or not it’s the fault of the worker, co-worker, boss, or even of somebody […]

Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney Explains if You Can Get Workers Comp if Injured on a Construction Site

Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney Explains if You Can Get Workers Comp if Injured on a Construction Site

As an experienced Buffalo Personal Injury Attorney, I often get calls from people who have injuries on job sites or construction sites, but were working on behalf of their employer. In these types of circumstances, you’re entitled to Workman’s Compensation benefits as an employee. Those benefits cover all expenses pertaining to your medical care, lost […]

Buffalo Personal Injury Lawyer Explains Why You Shouldn’t Take the First Settlement Offer

Buffalo Personal Injury Lawyer

As an experienced Buffalo Personal Injury Lawyer, clients will often ask me if they should accept the first offer that is made by an insurance carrier after being involved in an accident. My answer to that question invariably is absolutely not. In order to maximize recovery, the first thing I tell my clients as a Buffalo […]

What Should I Know if I was Injured and Broke my Arm?

There are a number of things that are important to know about fractures and personal injury cases. In a motor vehicle accident, it is necessary for us to show that there is a torque qualifying injury. A fracture of the bone is automatically considered a torque qualifying injury under New York law. If there is […]

Points to know about personal injury cases based on construction accidents

Points to know about personal injury cases based on construction accidents

Historically, New York State has provided special protections for people who are involved in the construction trade. Our labor law has two specific sections that are very important to us as attorneys and individuals who work in construction Download Our Free Construction Accident Guide The first is labor law, section 240 subsection 1.Essentially, the statute says […]