Hempstead Construction Accident Attorney

If you were injured on a construction site, you have options for seeking and recovering compensation to help you cover your accident-related expenses. You could pursue a workers’ compensation claim, third-party lawsuit, or both. Our Hempstead construction accident attorneys will assess your case to determine the legal routes available to you.

Our Hempstead personal injury lawyers from Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC, help injured construction workers get justice. We can seek fair compensation and hold all negligent parties accountable for the harm they caused you. Contact us today at (844) 999-9999 for your free initial consultation. A member of our legal team will answer your questions and review your options with you.

Our Personal Injury Attorneys in Hempstead Will Pursue a Fair Settlement in Your Case

As Hempstead construction accident attorneys, our legal team aims to get justice for every client we represent. This requires us to:

  • Seek and recover fair compensation based on their expenses and losses
  • Hold the at-fault party or parties accountable for their negligence

As a part of this process, we must identify the expenses and losses our client incurred because of their accident, document them, and estimate their value. This is done as a part of our investigation into the accident and is vital to winning the case. When you hire our firm for legal representation, we will also:

Determine the Value of Your Construction Site Accident Case

Our construction accident attorneys understand  each case is unique. However, we also understand the most common expenses and losses recovered in these cases. We know where to look for evidence of your damages and how to value the case. This could require help from experts, especially to estimate future expenses and losses.

Some commonly recoverable damages in construction accident cases include:

  • Current and future medical care and support needs
  • Income losses, present and future
  • Reduced ability to earn because of permanent  injuries
  • Related expenses with receipts
  • Pain and suffering

Help You Seek Financial Compensation for Fatal Construction Accidents

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries when considering fatal injuries. If a member of your family dies from a construction accident, your family can seek compensation and hold the negligent parties accountable through a wrongful death lawsuit.

Under EPTL § 5-4.1, only the estate administrator, also known as the personal representative, can serve as the plaintiff in a wrongful death lawsuit in New York. Our wrongful death lawyer can help you determine who this is and the steps they need to take to get justice.

Contact us today to learn more about how we handle these cases and how we can help your family. We have someone available now to take your call.

Our Hempstead Construction Accident Attorneys Handle All Parts of Your Case

When an attorney from Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC, takes on your construction accident injury case, we handle all aspects of it from start to finish. You can focus on your treatment and recovery while we handle the rest. We have been handling personal injury cases and fighting for the rights of victims since 1938.

We know how to handle even the most complex and challenging cases. We fight for justice, even if that means taking the case to court when necessary. We will not settle for less than the injured person deserves.

Expect our lawyers to take the following steps if we represent you:

  • Provide regular case updates
  • Manage all communication about your case
  • Gather evidence
  • Identify the liable party or parties
  • Identify, document, and value damages
  • Seek compensation to cover your expenses and losses

We Know How to Recover Fair Settlements for Our Construction Injury Clients

At Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC, we have a track record of success going back more than 85  years. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients hurt by someone else’s negligence. We have a long list of recent settlements and verdicts won in Hempstead and other nearby areas. These include:

  • ​​$700,000 settlement for the family of a victim who died because of inadequate safety instructions and implementation of safety tools at their job site
  • $675,000 settlement through mediation for a client hit by a ladder as he walked near a retail site, causing a fall that resulted in a skull fracture and lasting brain injuries

Although we can’t promise a certain outcome for your case, we commit to fighting for the settlement you deserve. We will review the details of your case to determine what a fair settlement will look like for you.

Our Attorneys Take Construction Cases on a Contingency-Fee Basis

When you hire Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC, you do not pay us anything upfront. We work on a contingency-fee basis, which means we do not take payment from you until we win or settle your case.

Once we win or settle for you, we take an agreed-upon percentage of your compensation as payment. This allows you to avoid paying anything out-of-pocket in the costly aftermath of a catastrophic injury.

Our Hempstead, NY, Construction Site Injury Lawyers Know How These Accidents Happen

As construction accident injury lawyers, our team understands how dangerous working on or visiting a construction site can be. We represent clients who suffered injuries in a wide range of incidents on varying types of worksites. Some of the injury risks on construction, renovation, and demolition sites include:

  • Falls
  • Injuries caused by falling objects
  • Truck, forklift, and other vehicle accidents
  • Crane accidents
  • Electrocution
  • Caught-between accidents
  • Burns, fire, and explosions
  • Ground collapse
  • Chemical and toxin exposure

Regardless of how your accident happened, our team will collect evidence to prove the cause of your injuries. We can reference your medical records, a police report, expert witness statements, and eyewitness statements to build your case. Don’t worry about gathering any of this evidence on your own. Our legal team will find all the proof we need.

You Could File a Workers’ Comp Insurance Claim to Get the Money You Need

If you were hurt while working on a construction site in Hempstead, you have options for compensation. You likely qualify for workers’ compensation. Most employers in New York State must buy this coverage. It provides:

  • Compensation for some of your missed income
  • Medical care coverage
  • Other benefits

Depending on the circumstances of your case, many construction accident victims also have a third-party case against the property owner, a general contractor, or another party. Our construction accident lawyers in Hempstead often file cases based on New York’s scaffolding laws, for example.

Holding a property owner accountable for construction accident injuries sometimes allows us to recover a wider range of expenses and losses than workers’ compensation alone. Our team can assess your case for free to determine your options for compensation.

Our Construction Accident Attorneys Navigate the Legal Process for Hempstead Clients

When a construction accident victim hires our team, we fight for the compensation they deserve. Regardless of the legal route you pursue, you can count on our team to:

  • Help file a claim and fight for workers’ compensation benefits
  • Negotiate a fair settlement with the property owner
  • Sue, prepare for court, and take the case to trial, if necessary

Timeline for Pursuing Compensation After a Long Island Construction Accident

We encourage you to contact us about your case as soon as your injuries allow. This ensures we can protect your rights from the start. We will also manage all communication with the property owner, insurance carriers, and other parties, so you do not have to worry about it.

Some evidence also disappears quickly after an injury occurs. For this reason, it’s ideal for us to get started on your case as soon as possible. We cannot go to work developing a compelling case until we know about your accident and injuries.

Under CVP § 214, you generally have up to three years from the accident date to sue the liable parties. However, there might be other deadlines to meet in your case. We can ensure you’re aware of any key deadlines before you miss your chance to pursue a fair payout.

Discuss Your Hempstead Construction Accident Injuries With Our Team During a Free Legal Consultation

Trantolo & Trantolo, LLC, provides free, no-obligation consultations for construction accident victims and their families. Let us explain how our Hempstead construction accident lawyers can seek and recover compensation for you based on your case facts.

Contact us over the phone today at (844) 999-9999. We’re available 24/7 to take your call and provide legal advice. Let Our Family, Help Your Family.

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