Ladder Injury Attorney Handling On-the-Job Injuries Working men and women in a variety of occupations rely on ladders to perform their tasks. Construction workers frequently use ladders in the course of their workday. Ladders are a routine part of a painter’s job as well. Any time any person is working while on a ladder, it is crucial that the ladder is in proper working order and is properly secured. When a ladder is not in proper working order or is improperly secured, any person working on the ladder could fall and sustain severe injuries. These injuries could include head injuries, back or neck injuries, broken bones or other life-changing injuries. If you have fallen from a ladder, you could face months away from the job. Depending on the seriousness of your injuries, you may never be able to work again.If you or someone you love has fallen from a ladder in the workplace, it is important to seek out all available sources of compensation for your construction accident injuries. Workers’ compensation is one available remedy, but it will not cover all of your costs. The New York ladder fall lawyers of Dankner Milstein, P.C., can provide the aggressive, skilled legal counsel you need.
New York Law Provides Powerful Protection to Injured Workers
According to New York Labor Law Section 240(1), most property owners and general contractors are strictly liable for injuries caused by ladder falls. Under a legal theory of strict liability, you will not have to prove whether the property owner was negligent. This represents a significant advantage for injured workers in litigation. Our New York County workplace injury law firm will look closely at the facts of your case and work tirelessly to help you recover full compensation for your injuries. When we take on a case, we enter into a partnership with our clients. We will not accept attorneys’ fees unless we are successful in your case. Further, we will pay all expenses associated with preparing your case, and will not recover these expenses unless we help you get the money you need.