New York City Ladder Accident Lawyer
14 Wall Street 20th Floor
New York, New York 10005
65 percent of all workers in the construction industry use ladders or scaffolds on a regular basis, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Over 4,500 workers are injured in ladder or scaffold accidents every year. More than 60 workers are killed in these types of accidents annually. Additionally, passersby and others suffer injuries, and are killed, in ladder mishaps each year. A considerably percentage of these incidents occur in New York City.
If you have been injured in a ladder accident, you need to take immediate steps to protect your legal rights. The first step in that process is retaining the professional services of a skilled, experienced New York ladder accident lawyer, like a member of the legal team at The Doan Law Firm at (646) 847-0000.
Responsible Parties in a New York Ladder Accident
In a typical ladder accident case, more than one party may be responsible for causing an accident that resulted in injuries. This very well may be the situation in your case.
Parties held responsible for causing an accident can include:
- employer of injured worker
- building owner
- construction contractor
- construction sub-contractor
- ladder manufacturer
- negligent co-worker
- another third party
A Doan Law Firm New York ladder accident lawyer works tirelessly to identify all responsible parties. Our legal team will fight to obtain justice from any party that contributed to an accident that caused your injuries.
Compensation in a New York Ladder Accident Case
The potential financial recovery in a New York ladder accident case depends on a couple of primary factors. These include the facts and circumstances surrounding the accident itself as well as the nature and extent of the injuries you sustained.
Understanding these basic parameters, our firm typically fights to obtain compensation for an array of losses in a typical ladder accident case that include:
- pain and suffering
- mental anguish and emotional distress
- medical expenses
- permanent disability
- permanent disfigurement
- lost income
If you are like many victims of ladder accidents, you may suffer significant injuries. As a result, an attorney from our firm will fight not only to ensure that you obtain compensation for existing losses, but also for those you reasonably can be expected to face in the future.
Examples of future losses include medical expenses. You may require medical care and treatment for an indefinite period of time. You may also endure chronic pain that will not abate any time soon. You may be unable to return to work in the near future. Indeed, if you are like a good many victims of ladder accidents, you may never be able to return to the same job you held before you sustained injuries.
Your case may also justify a claim for what are known as punitive or exemplary damages. Punitive damages represent additional compensation awarded in lawsuits. These damages are ordered when the party that caused an accident engaged in particularly reckless conduct. Punitive damages are designed not only to provide an injured person with additional compensation, but to punish the party that caused an accident for egregious conduct.
Doan Law Firm New York Ladder Accident Lawyer Fees
The Doan Law Firm makes an attorney fee commitment to you. Our firm will never charge attorney fees unless we obtain a favorable settlement or judgment in your case. We utilize a contingency fee agreement in ladder accident cases. What this means is that if we prevail in your case, the attorney fee will be an agreed, reasonable percentage of any settlement or judgment.
In the aftermath of a ladder accident, you have enough to contend with, including your medical and recovery issues. The last thing you need added to your plate is the worry of having to come up with money to hire a lawyer to fight for your all-important rights.
Retain a Skilled New York Ladder Accident Lawyer from The Doan Law Firm
The Doan Law Firm has a New York ladder accident hotline that is staffed 24-hours a day, 365 days a year, including all major holidays. You can contact our firm any time by calling (646) 847-0000.
A New York ladder accident lawyer from our firm can schedule an initial consultation with you any time convenient for you. Our offices are located conveniently in New York City at:
- 14 Wall Street
- 20th Floor
- New York, New York, 10005
- (646) 847-0000
Depending on your circumstances, we can also arrange an appointment with you at your home or even at the hospital.
During an initial consult, an experienced member of our legal team will provide an evaluation of your case. You will also get answers to all of your questions. We charge no fee for an initial consultation with a Doan Law Firm New York ladder accident lawyer.
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