Buffalo construction workers know their profession is dangerous. That’s why there are special laws to protect people from suffering a personal injury on a construction job. The New York Labor Law protects workers injured by “gravity-related accidents.” This can apply to workers injured by a fall from a ladder, a scaffold, floor openings or a failed safety device.
The law also requires that reasonable safety precautions be followed to protect workers in areas where construction, excavation or demolition work is being performed. If you’ve been injured on a construction site, John V. Elmore can help you understand how these special laws apply to your case.
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