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The New York Disability Law Blog Information and Help for Disabled Individuals with Workers' Compensation, Social Security Disability and Construction Accident Claims

What makes construction accidents in New York different from other types of New York workers’ compensation accidents?

Workers on construction sites in New York are given special legal rights under New York Labor Law Sections 200, 240 and 240(1). These laws are sometimes referred to as the "Safe Place to Work Law" or the "Scaffold Law." These laws may allow construction workers to sue for pain and suffering in addition to collecting New York State Workers’ Compensation Benefits. Depending upon the workers’ injuries, these construction accident lawsuits could be worth multimillions of dollars for the worker and his family. Only a highly qualified disability trial attorney should handle construction accident lawsuits in New York City or Long Island. Call us toll free today at 1-877-NY-DB-LAW for your Free Case Evaluation by one of our attorneys.