You can’t go far in a New York City without seeing scaffolds. Sometimes stretching dozens of stories high, scaffolds allow construction workers to work on the outsides of buildings. In New York, Labor Law 240 (Scaffold Law) gives construction workers injured in scaffold accidents a right to recover compensation. Created in 1885, the law is […]
Electricity is one of the great inventions of the past century, but there’s no getting around the fact that it can be extremely dangerous if it’s not handled properly. Electricity is something that demands respect — especially on construction sites, where workers often work with temporary electrical poles and power lines. According to government statistics, […]
New York construction accident lawyer J.C. Reiter reports- worker crushed to death at Brooklyn warehouse by falling counter tops
N.Y. Building Department halts World Trade Center area work after hammer falls 18 stories.