Construction Site Vehicle Accidents

Work vehicles used on construction sites can cause numerous injuries and fatal accidents. If you or your loved one is injured in a vehicle accident on a construction site, then you may be able to seek compensation. It is important to seek an experienced construction accident injury attorney to cover your damages. Dervishi Law Group P.C. has claimed thousands of dollars for construction accident victims in NY.

Possible Causes of Construction Site Vehicle Accidents

  • Poorly trained, distracted or drunk equipment operators.
  • Failure to erect the proper warning sign at the correct place.
  • Manufacturing defect in the heavy equipment used on the project.

Establishing a Safe Construction Site and Avoiding Vehicle Accidents

There are measures to take in order to avoid construction site vehicle accidents:

  • Establish a traffic plan for the site.
  • Ensure that all visiting drivers report to site management before entering the site.
  • Segregate pedestrian and vehicle traffic routes. Provide a physical barrier and highly visible warning signs for drivers and pedestrians.
  • Where possible, segregate pedestrian and vehicle traffic routes. Provide a physical barrier for the segregation. If not, adequate warnings must be in place.
  • Consider a one-way traffic system to reduce the risk of collisions.
  • Check that suitable safety features are provided. Direction, speed limit and priority signs may be needed. Determine whether physical speed restrictions, such as speed bumps, are necessary. The edges of loading bays and pits must be marked and fitted with a barrier.
  • Check that lighting and visibility provide safe passage through the worksite, both inside and outside.

Injured in a Construction Site Accident? Call Us at 917-300-0797

You can trust the construction accident lawyers of Dervishi Law Group, P.C. Their skill and knowledge is remarkable. We serve throughout Manhattan, New York and Westchester. For a free consultation, call 917-300-0797212-235-1447718-619-4525 or email fdervishi@dervishilaw.com.The Dervishi Law Group was able to negotiate a 4 million dollar settlement for a union construction worker

The legal team of Morgan Levine Dolan, P.C. and Fatos Dervishi have won a $4 million settlement from an insurance company for a union construction worker. The worker had suffered serious injuries to his foot, ankle, and knee. It was determined that the construction worker needed surgery and would not be able to return to construction work. The legal team pushed the insurance company right up to the trial deadline, at which point the insurance company relented and agreed to the settlement. Luckily the construction worker hired the right legal team to represent him. This gave him peace of mind to be able to provide for his wife and 14 month old son for the rest of their lives.If you have been injured in an accident make sure you have a winning lawyer on your side.

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