If you are a New York or New Jersey construction worker who works in roadway work zones then you deserve to know the facts. You deserve to know how dangerous your job is so that you and your employer can take the necessary precautions to keep you safe. You also deserve to stay safe and to know how to contact an experienced New York construction accident injury lawyer if you are hurt.
Work Zone Accident Statistics
According to the federal government, there were:
- 87,606 accidents in work zones during 2010
- 30%, or 37,476, of the 2010 work zone accidents resulted in injuries and fewer than one percent of the accidents resulted in a total of 576 fatalities
- The majority of accidents occured during the day and not during nighttime construction
On average, there is more than one death and more than 100 injuries in road construction every day.
How a New York City Construction Accident Attorney May Help if You're Hurt
If you have been injured in a New York construction accident, or if you have lost a loved one, then an attorney can help you fight for the fair and just recovery that you deserve. That recovery may include compensation for medical expenses, lost income and other losses. For more information, please call our experienced New York construction accident injury lawyers at 1-800-362-9329 or fill out our online contact form today. We also invite you to learn more about what you can do in our FREE pamphlet, Hurt in a Construction Accident? You're Not Alone.