Electrician Falls From Roof during New York Construction, Accident Lawyers Settles for $6 Million

Falls are one of the most frequently occurring types of construction accidents. Fortunately for the people who work in these dangerous areas, New York’s Labor Laws provides strong protections for workers—and to protect their rights after a job-site injury. $6 Million Dollar New York Construction Accident Settlement A Brooklyn electrician in his late 40s was working toward the completion of a two-week project. His work took him to the roof of a commercial building that was under construction. Neither the building owner nor the contractors in charge provided a safety harness for the electrician to wear as he worked at this height. The work site also lacked lifelines, safety netting, and railings to keep the worker from falling or to protect the worker in the event of a fall. The electrician fell from the roof of the building and suffered multiple injuries that required surgery. The electrician hired Oresky & Associates, pllc to represent him in…

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