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Arkady Frekhtman

Category: Scaffold Accident Lawyer

NYC Construction Site Accident Law Firm Discusses Safety Tips for Decreasing Scaffolding Accidents

July 24, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

The U. S Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that over two million American employees regularly work on scaffolds while handling various building and construction projects. As they balance themselves on these elevated, temporary work platforms, about 4,500 employees are injured and another 50 lose their lives due to …

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Construction Accident Lawyer Offers Tips to Prevent a Fall from a Ladder or Scaffold

October 7, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

Working in construction is dangerous.  According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), one in five worker deaths are in construction.  The primary cause is falling, often from a ladder or a scaffold.   Following a few simple safety tips can prevent some of these falls. Tips for Safe …

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Attorneys Help with Construction Site Accident Elevation Related Accidents

August 16, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

On August 10th, another construction worker fell four stories while working on building in Midwood, Brooklyn, according to PIX11. The man arrived at Kings County Hospital in critical condition following the accident states one of the New York City construction site accident lawyers at the F&A injury law center. The …

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Scaffolding Accident Lawyer Discusses OSHA Penalties For Scaffolding Dangers

July 11, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

According to a July 6, 2016, OSHA press release, an administrative law judge upheld penalties imposed on a general contractor involved in the construction of a 23-story building at 325 West 33rd Street in Manhattan, New York City (“NYC”). A NYC scaffolding accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm discusses …

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Scaffold Accident Lawyer Discusses 60 Foot Fall At Hospital Work Site

June 17, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

According to a story in the Hartford Courant, a construction worker suffered critical injuries on Thursday, June 2, at a Hartford Hospital work site at 31 Seymour Street. The worker fell when a “rolling scaffold” separated from the building, according to an assistant area director for the Occupational Safety and …

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Three Common Causes of a Fall from a Ladder

May 2, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

NYC construction accident lawyers at F&A Injury Law Firm discuss three common reasons for a fall from a ladder. Compared to cutting tools such as a chainsaw, ladders look harmless enough. However, a fall from a 20 foot ladder on to your side or on to uneven ground can cause serious …

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Scaffolding Accident Lawyer Notes Collapse Of Scaffolding Under An Interstate

April 15, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

NYC scaffolding accident lawyer discusses a scaffold collapse that left three workers dangling a hundred feet in the air in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. During the afternoon of Feb. 10, the workers were involved in a project directly underneath a very busy overpass for Interstate 95. Below them was the New …

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Seeking a Scaffolding Accident Lawyer: How to Scope Out How Your Accident Occurred

March 24, 2016 Frekhtman & Associates

A scaffolding accident may sound rare, even though they aren’t and may be more dangerous than a car accident. That’s because scaffolding is frequently set up on tall buildings where a collapse or other mishap can lead to a construction worker falling and dealing with life-altering injury. Fortunately, the worker …

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