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New York Construction Labor Union Lawyers

At Goidel & Siegel, we have more than 30 years of experience representing construction workers in litigation. We are committed to helping workers settle union-related disputes, securing workers’ compensation, and more.

As a New York union member, you may be entitled to additional protections and benefits after an accident due to your collective bargaining agreement. You also have the right to prevent termination and guarantee your normal health insurance coverage while you are off work for a work-related injury as a union worker. This is why it is crucial to work with a workplace accident lawyer who is familiar with your union, your benefits, and your rights.

If you are a union member who has suffered a serious injury, you deserve an experienced union-friendly lawyer prepared to fight for you. Contact Goidel & Siegel Injury Lawyers today!

Trusted by Counsel We are experienced Trial Lawyers


32+ Years in business Helping clients since 1990

Extensive Experience Working with insurance companies

Multilingual Attorneys We speak 5 languages

Special Considerations for Injured Union Construction Workers

Special Considerations for Injured Union Construction Workers

At Goidel & Siegel, we understand the many unique facets of an injury case involving a union worker. After a work-related accident, you have many concerns that need to be addressed including your health, financial security, union membership, and job seniority. We are committed to helping you seek the quality medical care you need and the full benefits you are entitled to.

Our law office will assist you with filing a workers’ compensation claim, represent you during hearings and appeals if needed, and explore all avenues to seek full compensation.
We will also help you understand your rights as a union member and how your claim differs from a non-union injury claim.

For instance, many New York union contracts require members receive their full salary during leave for a work injury. By comparison, a non-union workers’ compensation claim only allows two-thirds of your average weekly wage.

Union Workers We Represent

Goidel & Siegel represents workers who have been injured in all types of New York labor union construction job including:

  • Iron and steelworkers
  • Transportation and rail workers
  • Construction trades such as plumbers, electricians, and carpenters
  • Sheet metal workers
  • Drywall installers
  • Roofers
  • Riggers
  • Dock builders
  • Concrete workers
  • Tile workers

We represent members of New York construction labor unions including Teamsters Local 237, Steamfitters Local 638, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3, IronWorkers Local 580, Structural Steel and Bridge Painters Local 806, and more. Contact our law office today to discuss how we can help you pursue maximum compensation and benefits to preserve your quality of life.

Types of Construction Accidents We Handle

Types of Construction Accidents We Handle

Goidel & Siegel represents injured union workers in all types of construction site accidents in New York:

No matter what type of injury you have sustained on the job, our New York construction labor union lawyers are committed to giving you the skilled representation you deserve. We will investigate the cause of your accident to determine all avenues for compensation. We will also help you pursue the full benefits and rights available to you under your union contract.

Types of Construction Accidents We Handle
NYC Construction Injury Settlement

We obtained a $5,500,000 Construction Injury Settlement for Our Client

After years of successful litigation, Goidel & Siegel obtained a multi-million dollar settlement for our client who was struck by a piece of equipment while working at a construction site. This gentleman sustained neck and back injuries and underwent a number of surgeries.Check out other settlements on our Case Results page.

NYC Construction Injury Settlement

We've Recovered Millions

We obtained a $2,100,000 Construction Injury Settlement for Our Client

Our client fell from scaffolding and sheet metal landed on his knee, causing a nondisplaced fracture, torn meniscus, and torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which ultimately required a total knee replacement. He also developed a post-operative infection that required further hospitalization. On appeal, the plaintiff was granted summary judgment on liability pursuant to Labor Law §240(1)
Check out other settlements on our Case Results page.

Contact a New York Construction Labor Union Lawyer Today

Have you been seriously hurt on the job? Goidel & Siegel welcomes public and private sector union members who have been injured in a construction accident. We have 30 years of legal experience representing union construction workers in pursuing workers’ compensation benefits and compensation under NY Labor Law and third-party claims.

Contact our law office today for a free consultation with our multilingual trial lawyers who are prepared to fight for your rights.

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