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NYC Construction Accident Attorneys Discuss How to Obtain Proper Care for Your Construction Site Amputation Injuries

Roughly 1.8 million Americans must daily cope with physical amputation injuries explain the NYC construction accident attorneys at the F&A injury law firm. While some have such operations due to diabetes and other diseases, others incur them while working on construction sites (or getting penned inside vehicles during car accidents). Power press operators and others working with heavy machinery are especially likely to suffer injuries leading to the amputation of a finger, arm or hand. Many construction site workers also need lower body extremities amputated after falling from great heights or when their personal protection equipment fails to work properly. Being...

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NYC Construction Site Accident Attorneys Discuss How Falling Object Accidents Expose Workers and Innocent Pedestrians To Grave Risks

In New York City’s boroughs and beyond, falling objects repeatedly threaten the safety and well-being of innocent bystanders and workers alike explain NYC construction site accident attorneys at the F&A injury law firm in Brooklyn. The region is one of the most densely populated in the entire country, and the prevalence of high-rise structures increases gravity-related accidents. Sometimes, larger objects like crane booms fall to the ground, resulting in injury and/or death. For example, in February 2016, a boom crashed to the ground in TriBeCa, killing a man from the Upper West Side. Smaller objects can also severely injure private citizens...

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Construction Site Accident Lawyer Discusses Fatal Connecticut Accident

A worker died at the site of a Connecticut sewer repair project when he was hit by a backhoe explains a New York City construction site accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm. Officers with both the New Haven police and the West Haven police responded when the accident occurred along Route 1 on Tuesday, June 22. The individual worked for a construction company based in West Haven. Victim of Blunt-force Trauma The New Haven Register reported that the victim was a 56-year-old victim from Bethany. Authorities said he somehow ended up in a truck carrying hot asphalt. According to the...

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A Construction Site Accident Lawyer Will Fight for Your Right to Fair Compensation

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), construction jobs are among the most dangerous jobs in America. OSHA statistics bear this out. Out of 4,251 worker fatalities in American private industry for 2014,  more than 20 percent - 874 - were construction related. That’s nearly 1,000 families left without fathers, sons, mothers, or daughters, killed while simply doing their job. Construction workers also have an alarming number of non-fatal injuries which make up a disproportionately high percentage of workplace injuries reported to OSHA each year. As a construction worker, you are exposed to any number of physical dangers every day, many of which...

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Construction site accident lawyer looks at 2nd Avenue Subway worker injury

There's a massive ongoing construction project under Manhattan's 2nd Avenue on a subway line that will be ready for public usage in phases; the first phase opening is slated for 2016. With the construction of this subway line also comes the possibility of worker injuries. One recent example was a construction worker who was apparently injured when operating a hose for pouring concrete. The hose was swinging out of control and struck him in the leg, badly injuring him. As reported in an article on the incident, the construction worker recalls the following: "When I woke, I had no control of my...

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