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What Is the Most Common Type of Construction Accident?

Construction accidents are very common, and often result in serious injuries. In comparison to employees in other industries, construction workers face greater risks of sustaining on the job injuries. Most construction site accidents can be avoided if construction contractors, as well as others use proper safety procedures when working on a job site. Failure to perform these procedures may be grounds for a construction accident lawsuit.

Common accidents on construction sites:

  • Accidents during scaffolding
  • Falls from roofs or ladders
  • Defective equipment/machines – example is failure of lifting equipment
  • Forklift truck accidents
  • Compressed gases accidents
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Welding accidents
  • Trench collapses
  • Crane accidents
  • Power tool accidents
  • Holes in flooring

Hire an experienced Bronx construction accident attorney

If you or a loved one have been involved in any of the accidents listed above, or have suffered serious injury on a construction site, contact our Bronx construction accident attorneys today. Attorney Fatos Dervishi is an experienced fighter. He will uphold your rights and hold the negligent parties accountable.

About The Author

Fatos Dervishi, Esq.

Fatos Dervishi, Esq.

A personal injury attorney, with offices in the Bronx and Manhattan, Fatos Dervishi has years of experience handling cases in New York. Mr. Dervishi, who grew up in Albania, obtained his law degree in 1989 from the Tirana University School of Law. He then worked as a special agent of the General Investigations Office with an office in Tirana, before being elected Deputy Attorney General by the Albanian Parliament in 1994. He served as Deputy Attorney General of Albania from 1994 to 1998.

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