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Union Carpenter Receives $650,000 After Falling Off Scaffold at the Metropolitan Opera House for a Nonsurgical Shoulder Injury

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

New York Scaffold Accident AttorneysA 30-year veteran union carpenter injured his shoulder when a scaffold collapsed at the Met. His working compensation attorney alerted S.M. to the fact that he might be entitled to compensation for his pain and suffering in a third-party lawsuit against Lincoln Center in addition to his worker’s compensation benefits. The lawyer referred the injured carpenter to Hill & Moin.

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Undocumented Construction Worker Who Fell Off Scaffold Receives Life-Altering $1 Million Settlement

Friday, January 11th, 2019

O.Q., an Undocumented construction worker from Mexico, was working at a construction site in Staten Island. O.Q. was instructed by his employer to complete work on top of an improperly balanced scaffold without any safety equipment. O.Q. followed instructions and while drilling, the scaffold became wobbly and he fell to the ground. He sustained head injuries and multiple fractures.

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St. Lucian Man Falls from Scaffold after Not Being Provided Safety Equipment, While Working on a Williamsburg, Brooklyn Construction Project

Monday, April 17th, 2017

A.E., a middle-aged St. Lucian man, was working on a 3-story building construction project in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. A.E was screwing sheet rock into the walls, when one of the pieces of sheet rock began to move ultimately causing him to fall. Since he did not have a safety harness he fell to the ground, and fractured his right arm.

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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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Injured Carpenter Recovers $200k

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

 

Scaffolding accident

Hill & Moin LLP helps an injured carpenter recover $200,000.

 F.A., a Brooklyn man, 59, was working as a carpenter on a renovation project when he fell from a rolling scaffold, sustaining injuries. An ambulance carried him to an emergency room, and, when released, F.A. had continued medical treatment and was unable to work.

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