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3 Most Common Construction Site Injuries

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries to work in, but injuries/accidents can be avoided. Workers should stress safety in the workplace to avoid construction related injuries and accidents. Here are 3 of the most common construction site injuries that can be avoided: Burns Burns are one of the most common construction site injuries. Fires and […]

Construction Accidents on the Rise

There have been a number of construction accidents this year following 2015. There were 433 accidents in 2015 compared to 231 in 2014, according to the city’s Department of Buildings. Just last week, a part of a crane from a nearby construction site, hit the 3 World Trade Center. The weighted ball part of the […]

Three People Injured After the Crane Collapse on the Tappan Zee Bridge

A large construction crane collapsed on a New York bridge Tuesday afternoon, injuring at least three people. Additional people suffered minor injuries trying to avoid colliding with the crashing crane. Emergency responders pulled two people from their cars and loaded them onto stretchers. They experienced minor injuries to their necks and lower waists. Traffic was […]

New Regulations for Crane Operations

A group established by Mayor de Blasio has published a report that include 23 recommendations in order to better protect construction workers and the general public near the specific construction site. “The Crane Technical Working Group released an interim report on June 10 that includes 23 recommendations in regard to crane safety. The group was […]

Construction Company charged inManslaughter

A construction Company was charged last Friday with Manslaughter after one of their workers was killed on site. The courts found “the company, Harco Construction, guilty of second-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, both felonies, and reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor, in the death of the victim, aged 22, an immigrant from Ecuador who lived in […]

Man Injured by falling Crane Sues the City

A man injured in the February 5th accident, plans to sue the city for gross negligence when it came to securing a large boom crane during periods of high gusts of wind. Because of the accident, the man’s skull and spine were fractured and he plans to sue the city for $30 million. In his […]

Back to the Old Ways in Construction?

After the city announced tighter measures for handling cranes, it has decided to go back to its original safety plans. According to therealdeal.com, “Two days after the Feb. 5 collapse, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced tougher regulations, which included halting crawler crane operations whenever winds were even forecast to exceed 20 miles per hour or […]

Toxic Fumes at Construction Site

Not only do construction workers have to worry about getting hurt by falling debris or cranes, they have to worry about getting sick from the fumes of different chemicals that are on site. Thus is the case with workers at 741 Eight Avenue this morning. “Three construction workers were injured Wednesday at a Midtown job […]

VIDEO: Maximizing compensation for victims of construction accidents

On behalf of Goidel & Siegel LLP posted in construction accidents on Monday, February 29, 2016. At Goidel & Siegel LLP, we know how maximize compensation for construction workers who are injured on the job using New York’s industrial code. As we explain in the video below, the set of rules governs how construction work-sites […]

VIDEO: Get to know Goidel & Siegel LLP

On behalf of Goidel & Siegel LLP posted in Injuries on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. For 25 years, the attorneys of Goidel & Siegel LLP have been fighting for the rights of the injured. Based in mid-town Manhattan, we advocate for people who have been hurt in car accidents, work-related accidents, construction accidents and slip-and-fall […]

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