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Category Archives: Construction Accidents

Crane

Crane Hazard On Clear Display In Queens

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Of all the various hazards at an average New York construction site, cranes pose some of the most serious dangers. These towering pieces of machinery not only pose a risk to construction workers, but also innocent people who just happen to be walking by. The clear danger posed by cranes in New York was… Read More »

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ElectricalHazard

Top Electrical Hazards At A New York Construction Site

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

While there are many potential dangers at a typical New York construction site, workers need to be especially careful around electrical hazards. These hazards are often very difficult to spot, and in some cases, they are virtually invisible. The risk for injury or death is also extremely high, as electrocution can kill a worker… Read More »

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CollapsedBldg

Can You Sue For A Collapsed Building In New York?

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Miami’s collapsed condo has captured the attention of the entire world, but could the same thing happen in New York? This incident has certainly raised plenty of questions about the reliability of construction methods in the United States. Many people say that if it happened in Miami, it could happen in any other big… Read More »

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UndergroundWorker

Safety Issues Emerge Underneath New York City

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

There’s a lot going on underneath New York City. Even though many people might be completely unaware of the massive infrastructure projects underground, there is a flurry of activity every single day. Deep underneath the surface-level streets of the City, hundreds of construction laborers work tirelessly to modernize and update this historic American City…. Read More »

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BuildingsNYC

How Building Code Violations Can Lead To Injuries In New York

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Some property owners might believe that the building code in New York is a needless source of bureaucratic complexity, headaches, and potential fines. However, a major reason for establishing the building code was to promote safety for innocent workers, and members of the public. New York’s building code isn’t just a collection of arbitrary,… Read More »

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ConstructionLadder

Construction Accident In Brooklyn Leaves Two Workers Trapped

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Although the Miami condo collapse has put a spotlight on Florida’s safety standards, it’s important to realize that similar accidents can happen in any state. Recently, two workers were trapped beneath rubble in Brooklyn after a construction site suffered a partial collapse. These kinds of incidents are not isolated. Instead, they are symptoms of… Read More »

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Sewer

Top Safety Concerns For New York Sewer Construction Projects

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Sewage has been an important aspect of functioning cities for thousands of years. New York City relies on this crucial infrastructure, and it invests heavily in the maintenance and construction of sewage projects. These are some of the most important construction projects in the entire City, and yet most of us are never aware… Read More »

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Backhoe2

Construction Backhoes Keep Killing Pedestrians In New York

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

If you live in New York, you already know that construction projects are always going on in the City. No matter which way you turn, it seems like the City is in a constant state of demolition, excavation, and rebuilding. While this might seem like an exciting prospect to some, others have discovered that… Read More »

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ConstructionSafety2

A Staggering 322 Construction Sites In New York Shut Down For Safety Violations

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

In the space of just one month, New York City has shut down more than 300 construction sites due to safety concerns. This equates to more than 10 construction sites being shut down every single day. The sheer scope of this “zero-tolerance” crackdown illustrates just how many construction sites in New York are violating… Read More »

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New Construction Safety Bills Announced In New York

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Safety is a pressing concern for construction workers in New York, and it seems as though the government is starting to listen. A number of new safety construction bills were recently introduced in the New York City Council, along with several building code revisions. Whether these initiatives will actually change anything is anyone’s guess,… Read More »

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