New York City is currently enjoying a building boom, which has created jobs and is driving economic activity, much of it in Brooklyn and Queens. However, the direct consequence of increased urban development is an increase in construction accidents, putting workers and pedestrians at greater risk of serious and even fatal injuries.
At The Licatesi Law Group, we’re dedicated to helping victims of construction accidents get full compensation for their losses. Our skilled attorneys work as a team to evaluate your cause of action, investigate thoroughly and assemble the evidence to build a solid case for relief. We are often able to reach a successful settlement, but when a trial is necessary, we prosecute your case vigorously.
Heavy equipment, heavy loads, narrow streets and great heights are conditions that combine to make New York City a risky place for construction. Common causes of construction site accidents include:
In our personal injury practice, we represent injured workers, bystanders and pedestrians as well as the families of fatally injured people. The types of cases we pursue include:
We make a thorough investigation of each client’s case to be sure that all responsible parties are identified and that all legal remedies are vigorously pursued.
Construction accident cases have many facets. Our attorneys thoroughly investigate whether federal and state safety rules were followed by the site owner, the developer or builder, the general contractor and all subcontractors. Among the questions pertaining to liability are:
Our attorneys will examine the accident site, document the hazardous conditions and identify all potentially responsible parties to ensure we adopt a strategy designed to maximize your recovery.
For more than 30 years, The Licatesi Law Group has successfully tried or settled construction accident cases in Brooklyn and throughout New York City. Take advantage of a free case evaluation and learn how our firm can protect your rights. Call us at 516-227-2662 or contact us online.
Over One Billion in Verdicts, Settlements and Awards for Our Clients
Plaintiff sustained a series of fractures and other injuries to the right shin, heel and foot, requiring nailing of the right tibia with two proximal and two distal locking bolts, ultimately resulting in below-the-knee amputation
Infant plaintiff sustained encephalopathy as result of DPT vaccination administered by NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Plaintiff was involved in a car accident resulting in multiple disc herniations requiring percutaneous fluoroscopic-guided epidural treatment and lumbar fusion laminectomy.
47 year old male police officer injured as a result of surgical malpractice by an orthopedic surgeon resulting in an inability to work and permanent impairment of gait.
Wrongful death case settled at the Appellate level, 44-year-old husband and father drowned while swimming in a municipal pool.
69 year old female with underlying osteoporosis and preexisting spinal degeneration awarded as a result of a motor vehicle accident causing an acute T12 fracture of her spine.
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