Each and every morning, hard-working family men and women get up early, put on their work clothes, and travel to their work on construction sites, building America=s infrastructure, office buildings, schools, and residential homes. These workers endure long hours, often under difficult conditions such as rain, wind, snow and ice. They recognize and accept that these conditions are part of the job description.
Unfortunately, other dangers, man-made, await them. Job sites present safety issues which can include trenches that are not properly shored or supported, working at high elevations without being provided with proper fall protection such as harnesses and perimeter guarding, and confronting openings in flooring without proper warnings. Notwithstanding Federal laws such as OSHA which mandate safety standards on job sites, serious and life-changing injuries occur to laborers, carpenters, electricians, plumbers, and other trades. No need to look further than a crane tumbling down on the Tappan Zee Bridge “routine construction.”
In order to proper represent injured workers, attorneys must have intimate knowledge of OSHA standards, job site safety, and workers= compensation law and benefits. For more than 40 years, the law firm of JAVERBAUM WURGAFT HICKS KAHN WIKSTROM & SININS, has represented injured workers and their families who have suffered devastating construction site injuries and death. We have recovered millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of these families enabling them to live their lives with dignity and financial security.
Please contact us at any of our locations in New Jersey, New York, Atlanta, and anywhere in the country for help and support in the event you have been injured on a construction job site. We will act quickly and meaningfully to secure immediate economic benefits and to pursue claims against all of those who have failed to follow OSHA standards, and otherwise violated good safety practices.