Construction and Labor Law

New York Construction and Labor Law attorney

Whether you are a carpenter, electrician, ironworker, bricklayer, mason, laborer, roofer, painter, pointer, waterproofer, window washer or any one else involved in construction, painting, cleaning, pointing or maintaining a building you have rights and are entitled to the full protection of the law.

When working on buildings, bridges, roads and all types of construction projects, the dangers are great. Whether you are in a union or not, everyone has the same rights and protection. There are laws that protect you and people involved in these fields of work. The laws protect citizens and non citizens, even without your green card. Construction work is dangerous and you are entitled to protection.

For decades the Offices of Alan Chorne have successfully protected the rights of people who work in this dangerous area. Alan Chorne has successfully obtained many verdicts and settlements for workers injured on the job. Whether you fall from a ladder, scaffold, or any and elevation; or if you slip and fall, or something is dropped and strikes you, Alan Chorne has the expertise to help you. He won a verdict of over $10,000,000.00 from a jury for one person who was injured.

If you’re a construction worker, or if you have a family member who is a construction worker, you know that working at a construction site exposes workers to acutely dangerous accidents. Falling from a height; exposure to falling objects; being hit by construction equipment; crush injuries; injuries resulting from falling into ditches or trenches; and electrocution are just some of the great dangers construction workers face every day on the job. Alan Chorne has successfully represented many construction workers in New York with their unfortunate on-the-job accidents.

Worker’s compensation laws make sure you get medical benefits and hospital treatment. They also make sure you get lost wages without waiting for the lawsuit to end. Besides workers compensation, disability payments, and social security, you have a right to a lawsuit for pain and suffering, lost wages, disability and permanent injuries.

Alan Chorne is an attorney who understands all of the obligations of contractors, general contractors, subcontractors, owners, safety managers and all trades involved in a construction, renovation, and building projects. He has successfully handled cases involving all kinds of accidents and has experts on hand who help establish what went wrong. Besides OSHA violations, there are many other types of dangers which would allow you to recover for your injuries.

Construction, painting, pointing, hoisting, ladders and scaffolds are all covered by New York’s Labor Laws. You want an attorney who has been successful at representing injured workers and is not afraid to bring your case before a jury and make sure you collect fully.

Alan Chorne’s reputation in court, with insurance companies, and other attorneys insures that you have excellent representation during these important times. Alan Chorne dedicates himself to knowing how to protect your rights and maximize recoveries for worker’s who have suffered injuries. His protection of individuals and the success he has obtained has been why many attorneys throughout New York have consulted with Mr. Chorne and have regularly asked him to represent their clients when they have been injured. New York attorneys are experts in construction and labor law, so that their referrals to Alan Chorne speak to his success in the field. That’s the best recommendation of all. Even the Bar Association of New York City Legal Referral Service has referred clients to Mr. Chorne in this area.

Alan Chorne has successful brought suits against New York City, major construction companies, school districts, property owners, painting companies, developers, builders, general contractors, construction managers, landlords and tenants for decades. Accidents have involved, buildings both new and old, bridges, painting, masonry work, iron work, roads, roofing, electrical work, flooring, pointing, cranes, hoisting, slings, ladders, scaffolds, and man lifts. You name it, it can and will cause an accident if not properly operated or supervised.

If you have been injured or if a family member has been injured or killed in a construction accident in New York City, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Upstate New York, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland County, or anywhere else in New York State you may well be entitled to collect money damages.

Call Alan Chorne at 212 349 9100 or contact him online for a free consultation.