New York Construction Workers: What to Do After an On-The-Job Injury


If you’re a construction worker who sustains a workplace injury, what are the most important things to keep in mind afterward?

This Quick Question features Michael Greenspan, a personal injury attorney based in White Plains, New York. He can be contacted directly at 888-392-6439.

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Video Transcript:

Rob Rosenthal:
If you’re a construction worker in New York who gets injured on the job, do you know your rights? We asked attorney Michael Greenspan in this Quick Question.

Michael Greenspan:
Well, there are a lot of things that you need to know. And the first thing is, is that you need to get further medical advice and legal advice. Medical you’ve got to get taken care because you’ve probably been hurt if you’re on a construction site pretty badly. And who’s going to pay for that? Well, lawyers can be able to explain to you how it’s going to be the insurance company for your employer, who’s going to cover your accident-related bills on what’s known as worker’s compensation. But you’re not just limited to worker’s compensation as construction worker. Instead, if you’ve been hurt on a construction site, we’re gonna be able to find out who the owner of that property was, who the general contractors were, and who the other entities that on our state’s labor law are held to be absolutely liable for construction worker’s injuries, especially if that was found because of an elevated related risk.

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