Construction Accidents

Construction jobs are in progress all the time, from remodeling and growing properties to working on public streets and services. While this is a pretty common occupation, it requires extraordinary safety measures to be taken. Construction sites are required to uphold safety measures to help caution the use of heavy machinery and the use of large or intrusive structures.


When an accident on a site occurs, it can lead to many complications and injuries that follow suit. These injuries can have a severe impact on the victim’s life. If you or a loved one has fallen victim to a construction action and are looking to take legal action, let our firm assist you!

What types of accidents can occur while working construction?

Accidents on construction sites typically occur due to the site’s failure to comply with safety standards and guidelines. This can include improper use of equipment or an unsafe work environment. Common accidents that may lead you to take legal action can include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Crane Accidents.
  • Falls From Height.
    • This can include scaffolding, ladder, roofing, or other height accidents.
  • Slip and Fall Accident.
  • Stress Injuries.
  • Gas Leaks.
  • Fires.
  • Explosions.
  • Forklift Accidents.
  • Elevator Shaft Accident.
  • Trench Accidents.
  • Machinery Accidents.
  • Electrocution.
  • Exposure to Chemicals or Toxins.
  • Stuck-by Accidents.
  • Caught-in Accidents.


We understand that when you or a loved one gets seriously injured at a construction site due to the negligence of co-workers or others, it can be a large problem for your family to deal with. From medical bills, loss of work, and impact on your personal lives, these injuries can be debilitating. That is why Tannenbaum, Bellantone & Silver, P.C., are determined to help your family through this complicated situation.

In need of a construction accident lawyer in New York?

Our Queens based construction lawyers will work for you and your family to get the financial help and gain you are entitled to and need. We will work for you to secure financial security while you are dealing with the injury, and even to help your family through the future. Reach out to us on our website, or call 519-354- 0200 to speak with us and see how we can help your family.