Construction Fires and Explosions
While uncommon, fires and explosions occur at construction sites. When they occur, they usually cause significant damage to property and severe injury to workers. In most cases, construction site fires and explosions involve:
- electrical short-circuiting;
- gas lines;
- propane; and
- acetylene tanks.
New York State has special laws, known as “Labor Laws” that protect construction workers from injury or, if injured, that permit construction workers to recover from some or all of the people or companies that caused or contributed to their injury. The specific provisions of the New York State Labor Law are:
- Section 200;
- Section 240; and
- Section 241(6).
The trial lawyers at Bottar Leone, PLLC, have decades of experience investigating, prosecuting and trying to verdict cases involving construction fires and explosions. If you or a loved have been injured while working at a jobsite, you and your family may be entitled to compensation for lifelong health care, medical expenses, medical bills, loss of income, and pain and suffering.
To discuss your case or concerns with an experienced Central New York construction site accident attorney, contact us now at (315) 422-3466, (800) 336-LAWS, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.