Labor Law:

If you have fallen from a height (ladder, scaffolding, or while working high above the ground), you may have a claim
under SECTION 240 of the LABOR LAW

Call us to find out if you have a labor law claim.

In order to have a potential claim under Section 240 of the Labor Law, you need to meet the following criteria:

1. You need to have been injured on the job;

2. You need to have been working on a commercial structure of some type;
For Example:
(a) You are working on the roof of an office building;
(b) You are working on a ladder installing windows;
(c) You are on scaffolding putting siding on a building;

3. There must be someone other than
your employer involved in the project;
For Example:
(a) You are working for a
subcontractor on a job site. Then you may have a claim against the general
contractor and the
owner;
(b) You are working for a contractor, who is working for the
owner of the building. Then you may have a claim
against the
owner of the building.

4. You need to have been working where there is an elevation related risk:
For Example:
(a) You are working on a roof, and you fall from the roof;
(b) You are working on scaffolding, and you fall from the scaffolding or the scaffolding breaks;
(c) You are working on a ladder, and the ladder kicks out and you fall;

You are still entitled to file a worker's compensation claim under these circumstances, but you may be able to bring
a claim for your pain and suffering.

If you have any questions about whether your on the job accident may qualify under Section 240 of the Labor Law,
please call and we will answer all your questions.

Call Toll Free:
1-888-WE-CAN-HELP
or 1-888-932-2643
New York State Personal Injury Law
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Rome, NY 13440
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