Plumber Accidents Lawyer

Due to the nature of their work, Plumbers face the risk of severe injury every day on construction sites. Unfortunately, the risks involved in this type of work are not always properly considered, by uninformed employers and contractors. Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters have one of the highest rates of injuries for any occupation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Plumber accidents can happen at elevated heights, in confined spaces, and even through repetitive movements.

Common Types of Plumbing Accidents on Construction Sites

Plumbers are hurt in various types of accidents and incidents while on construction sites. Plumbers should be aware of situation that can lead to possible accidents and take precautions against plumbing accidents by protecting their ears, eyes, and skin. Many of the types of accidents or conditions in doing this type of work include:

New York Law Protects Plumbers on Construction Sites

New York has very strong laws to protect plumbers hurt on construction sites. New York Labor Law Sections 200, 240 and 241(4) all have appropriate guidelines to help a plumber hurt on the job bring a viable claim. These laws establish strict guidelines for property owners and contractors to ensure a safe working environment. These laws are complex and only experienced attorneys familiar with the New York Labor Laws can protect your rights and help you get the most compensation possible for your injuries. A plumber hurt on a construction site may not be limited have to a Worker’s Compensation Claim and may be able to file a claim under the Labor Law and receive damages for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills and other losses.

You Need Our New York City Construction Accident Lawyers

If you are a plumber, steamfitter or pipefitter hurt in a plumbing accident, contact our construction attorneys for a free consultation. The lawyers at Pazer, Epstein, Jaffe & Fein, P.C. have over fifty years (50) of experience in plumbing accident and construction accident law and a history of millions of dollars in jury verdicts and settlements in such construction accidents and plumbing accidents. We recommend you take the time to read our testimonials from our many satisfied clients. We help clients throughout New York City in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island. We are proudly Union Strong, and may be reached for a free consultation at (212) 847-5007, or in Long Island at (718) 954-9986.