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Construction Accident Lawyer in Buffalo, NY

Construction Accident Lawyer in Buffalo, NY

construction accident lawyer in Buffalo, NY construction worker helping to place bandage wrap on other worker's injured kneeIf you have been injured while working or you have been made ill as a result of your working conditions, please connect with an experienced Buffalo, NY construction accident lawyer at Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy, LLP today to explore your rights and options under the law. Construction is a notoriously dangerous industry. As a result, those who work in the construction industry tend to be tough and may hesitate to ask for help if they’ve been injured or become sick – simply because they are used to fighting through pain and danger in the course of their duties. However, it is important to understand that seeking legal guidance in the wake of sustaining work-related injury or illness is not a sign of weakness. It is a sign of self-respect.

The knowledgeable Buffalo, NY construction accident lawyer team at Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy, LLP has extensive experience navigating the legal system on behalf of injured construction workers. It is important to work with a firm that specializes in both personal injury and workers’ compensation law in the aftermath of a construction injury, as you may need to file both kinds of claims related to the harm you have suffered.

Legal Recourse for Injured Construction Workers

Most of the time, construction workers who suffer harm while engaging in work-related activity are in a position to file for workers’ compensation benefits – and may be in a position to file a personal injury claim as well. Workers’ compensation benefits are made available to most workers who are classified as either part-time or full-time employees. Unless independent contractors have been incorrectly classified as non-employees, they are generally ineligible for these benefits. As long as a worker’s harm occurred during work-related activity, these benefits are made eligible regardless of what caused the injury or whose fault the injurious circumstances were. Notable exceptions to this no-fault approach include injuries caused by workers who were starting fights, were drunk or high when injured, or who were injuring themselves on purpose.

Personal injury claims may also be pursued against others responsible for the injury in question. The only third-party who is automatically insulated from potential liability is the employer of a construction worker who is eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.

Legal Assistance Is Available

If you have not yet scheduled a consultation with the trusted legal team and support staff at Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy, LLP, please do so now. Scheduling a risk-free consultation does not commit you to take any kind of legal action. Taking this step will simply ensure that you can have your questions and concerns addressed in a confidential setting. Once you are empowered to make informed decisions about your legal situation, our team will provide you with any support and guidance that you may require regarding personal injury, workers’ compensation, and even disability law (if applicable). Please connect with our Buffalo, NY construction accident lawyer team today to learn more about your rights and options; we look forward to speaking with you.

Client Testimonials

As a disabled claimant, I can’t thank Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy enough for guiding me through these past fourteen years. No one else wanted my Workers’ Compensation case. No one! It was complicated. There were a lot of issues that made things difficult. They stuck with it well over a decade with preparedness, intelligence and grace. Mister Melvyn, he’s a good guy. Cathy, she’s so amazing.

- Salli B.

I became a client of the Hurwitz firm in May of 1997 due to injuries I received while I was a meat cutter at I. Isenberg Meats in Buffalo, New York. Since my first encounter with your firm and up until the present day, I have been entirely satisfied with the way your firm has treated me.

- William C.

Thank you for all you do throughout the year. I know I’m in the hands of the best compensation lawyers who really care!! God bless you all.

- Michelle A.

If you are injured at work and need a workers’ comp attorney, you need Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy. They are the ‘King Pins’ of all comp attorneys. You will be taken care of every step of the way. I am a very satisfied client!

- Richard B.