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Construction Worker Injured on Demolition Worksite by a Piece of Falling Debris, Awarded $900,000 Under Labor Law §240(1) and §241(6)

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

New York Personal Injury AttorneysE. Smart, suffered a fracture of the right shoulder blade while erecting a scaffold in an underground parking lot at a construction site in Bronx, NY. As Mr. Smart was working, a piece of concrete column debris, which was being demolished from above ground, fell onto his right shoulder, resulting in, not only a fracture, but also the need for surgery.

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Russian Worker Falls from Ladder And Is Thankful For $275,000 Settlement After Changing Attorneys

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Y.B., a middle aged Russian Construction worker, was installing HVAC piping with a contracting company on the renovation project in Times Square. Mr. Belik’s ladder slipped on an uneven tile floor, causing him to fall and he fractured his wrist.

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Pedestrian Struck By Metro North Train Wins $495,000 Settlement

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

A.A.H., a 41 year old Guatemalan man, was on his way home from church at the Mount Kisco train stop waiting for the train near the edge of the platform. Upon hearing the train approaching, he turned his head and was hit suddenly by the train, suffering an injury to the head.

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69 Year Old Puerto Rican Man Struck By Construction Site Door Wins $600,000 Settlement

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

F.M., a 69 year old man originally from Puerto Rico, living in Brooklyn, was walking alone on a windy day when he passed a townhouse construction site on Hart Street. The wind picked up, and a negligently repaired construction site door knocked him down, breaking his hip.

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25 Year Old Electrician Receives $165,000 Settlement After Hurting Knee During Apartment Renovation

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

A.R., a 25 year old Brooklyn resident and electrician, was injured during an apartment renovation project.  During construction, he fell into an interior hole located within the apartment.   In addition to a workers’ compensation claim, A.R. came to Hill & Moin to see whether they could potentially assist with a third party action against the construction company or the building owner under Labor Law §240.

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Union Worker is Grateful for Settlement After Falling From Scaffold

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

New York Accident Victim with AttorneysDecordova Foreman, a 65 year old native of Jamaica and proud Union Mason tender, was injured after falling from a 6 foot scaffold while assisting a bricklayer on a new construction site.  As a result of his fall, Mr. Foreman suffered injuries to his lower back, wrist, shoulder and knee.  He had not been supplied with any safety or protective equipment.

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