Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan NYC Construction Accident Injury Attorney Litigation

Many construction workers injured on the job are encouraged to file for workers compensation, however many of them would be better served by filing a personal injury lawsuit which can cover more things.

Construction workers have been building the famous New York City skyline since the 1800s. Generally, it’s not difficult to find some type of construction occurring on any particular street corner around the city. These jobs in construction often include a variety of dangerous conditions, and individuals in this profession regular handle risky tools and put themselves into possibly hazardous situations. It is important to contact a personal injury attorney if one has been injured on the job in a construction accident.

One of the highest recognized experts in New York City for handling these sorts of cases is Richard M. Kenny. The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny can be reached at or by calling 212-421-0300.

Individuals who have been injured may wish to file a workers compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit, and there are distinct differences. The main difference is that in a workers compensation case, the person filing is not entitled to benefits for pain and suffering, however any personal injury lawsuit they are entitled to recover all damages if an award is made. Moreover, a construction worker cannot take legal action against their employer if they do receive workers compensation, although they may be able to do so against a third party such as an equipment supplier. Construction workers wanting to receive workers compensation are required to give their employer notice within 30 days of when the accident occurred, and then file a worker’s compensation claim within two years from the date of the accident.

Some common accidents that happened on construction sites include injuries from heavy equipment, slipping, tripping, and falling, injuries from repetitive actions and emotions, exposure to harmful chemicals, and more.

Persons who have been injured or who have a loved one who has been injured in a construction site accident and to wish to seek legal counsel to receive full compensation for all injuries and damages, as well as time missed from work, etc., are encouraged to call the law office of Richard M. Kenny. Mr. Kenny is a former construction worker who still carries his father’s Union card in his pocket to this day – his father also being a construction worker who was killed due to exposure to asbestos. “No one is in a better position to handle your case than someone who has worked the same perilous job as you,” said a spokesperson for Mr. Kenny’s Law Office, who continued, “I firmly believe the best person to handle any kind of construction injury accidents in New York City is Mr. Kenny.”

The number one recognized expert in New York City for handling construction injury cases is Richard M. Kenny. His Law Firm has successfully prepared over a thousand cases for trial, and has won over 100 million dollars for his clients. The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny can be reached at or by calling 212-421-0300.

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