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March 2, 2021

Long Island Construction Injury Lawyer

Have you been seriously injured in a construction accident and unsure where to turn? Contact an experienced construction injury lawyer on Long Island for help. 

Construction accidents are not uncommon in this line of work. Although they may be common, that doesn’t mean the person responsible for causing your injuries should be able to get out of compensating you accordingly. But in order to ensure the right party is held accountable, you may need a qualified legal professional to represent your interests.

At the Law Offices of Dennis Smith, PLLC we are dedicated to helping injury victims like you get through this difficult time in their lives. Your Long Island construction injury lawyer will do everything possible to ensure you are fully compensated for the suffering you have endured in your construction accident.

Common Types of Long Island Construction Accidents

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous work environments. In theory, there are countless ways construction accidents can occur. Some frequently seen types of Long Island construction accidents include:

  • Crushings 
  • Being struck by falling objects
  • Electrocutions and burns
  • Chemical spills
  • Scaffold accidents
  • Forklift accidents
  • Trip-and-falls

These are just a few common kinds of Long Island construction accidents. If you have been injured in another kind of construction accident you may still be entitled to compensation. Your lawyer must carefully review the circumstances of your case to determine who is responsible for causing your injuries. This could include any of the following parties:

  • Co-workers
  • Supervisors
  • Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Property owners
  • Your employer
  • Architects
  • Engineers

Those deemed responsible for causing your injuries will also be compelled to compensate you if your claim is successful.

Injuries Caused by Long Island Construction Accidents

There are many different types of injuries that can occur as a result of a serious construction accident on Long Island. Some commonly seen types of injuries that have warranted the pursuit of a civil lawsuit include:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Amputations
  • Broken or fractured bones
  • Paralysis
  • Traumatic brain damage
  • Organ failure
  • Third-degree burns
  • Lacerations and sepsis

The severity of your injuries will likely determine how much you are entitled to in your construction accident claim. Your lawyer will take a careful look at the ways your life has been impacted by both the accident and your subsequent injuries in order to calculate the value of your lawsuit. Some commonly sought types of financial (economic) and non-financial (non-economic) losses could include:

  • Lost earning potential
  • Lost income
  • Medical expenses 
  • Pain and suffering
  • Diminished quality of life
  • Loss of companionship and love
  • Property damage
  • Scarring and disfigurement 

Meet with a Construction Injury Lawyer on Long Island

If you are ready to move forward with your personal injury claim but aren’t sure where to turn, get in touch with a reputable Long Island construction injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Dennis Smith, PLLC. To schedule your free, no-obligation consultation, fill out the quick contact form below or give us a call at 212-835-1699.

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