At Hofmann & Schweitzer, our lawyers stand tall as champions for victims who suffer serious injuries in New York. When your life is forever changed by a construction, maritime, railroad, or other accident, our experienced legal team will fight to help you obtain the maximum compensation you and your family deserve.
Work Accident Lawyers Serving The New York City And New Jersey Area
Construction work is one of the most dangerous jobs in America. Hundreds of workers are killed and thousands more injured every year in construction accidents on the job site. Despite the best efforts of employees and attention from national safety campaigns, accidents and injuries persist, leaving construction workers and their families facing a difficult road. Dealing with physical pain and emotional trauma is made even more stressful when missed work leads to lost income and growing medical bills.
Contact Our New York Construction Accident Lawyers If You've Been Hurt At Work
For construction workers who suffer injuries in New York and New Jersey, however, the experienced construction accident lawyers at Hofmann & Schweitzer are here to help. With years of experience and many successful clients, our dedicated legal team aggressively represents injured workers to ensure they obtain the medical care and compensation they deserve. Our legal team understands how to make New York’s unique labor laws work to your greatest benefit, whether you are ready to pursue a personal injury case or a claim under New York Labor Law 240. Call our Manhattan office today to learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we may be able to help you move forward most effectively.
Maritime work is unique and challenging, a fact which both draws workers in and can put them in dangerous situations. Inclement weather, cramped spaces, heavy machinery, slick surfaces, and the high pressure of the job often leads to accidents and can inflict significant injury on workers. Not only are the injuries themselves overwhelming, but it can also be difficult for maritime workers to know where to turn for help. State and federal laws are specific in their governance of maritime injuries, and many workers are simply unsure of their rights and how the law can protect them.
At Hofmann & Schweitzer, our experienced legal team prides itself on providing premier representation for injured maritime workers in New York, New Jersey, all along the East Coast and across the country. We have fought successfully to obtain compensation for many maritime workers—those who work both on the water and on land. If you or someone you love has suffered serious injuries at work, you may be eligible to file a legal claim. Our personal injury lawyers can help you understand your rights, explore your options under the law, and find the best way forward. Call our office today, or take a moment to fill out the contact form on this page to ask your questions and find the answers you need now.
Railroad accidents are responsible for thousands of serious injuries and deaths every year across America. Bystanders, pedestrians, rail workers, motor vehicle occupants, and even train passengers themselves can suffer devastating injuries in crashes and other accidents. In just one moment, your entire life can change as you face significant physical and financial challenges. The situation can be made even more difficult knowing that someone’s careless behavior resulted in the injuries that could have been avoided.
At these difficult times, the legal team at Hofmann & Schweitzer can help protect the rights of the injured in New York and New Jersey. Our lawyers are aggressive and effective as they work to help railroad victims obtain the compensation that will provide necessary medical care and ensure your family’s successful future. If you or someone you love has suffered injuries in a railroad accident, even if you aren’t sure you have a case, call our New York office or fill out the contact form on this page today to learn more about what we do and how we may be able to help.
Businesses and property owners have a responsibility to provide a safe environment for those who lawfully visit the premises. Neglecting that duty can result in a serious slip and fall injury. If you, or someone you love has been injured in a premises liability accident in a building, parking lot, or municipal location that has fallen into disrepair, you may be eligible to file a legal claim. The attorneys at Hofmann & Schweitzer have been representing premises liability victims for more than 35 years, and we can help you understand your rights after a serious accident. Call us today, or take a moment to fill out the contact form on this page to learn more about how we may be able to help you obtain maximum compensation for your medical costs and lost wages.
Employers have a duty to secure adequate coverage for any illness, injuries, or death of their employees, or be personally liable for same. Onshore construction of, and transportation to and maintenance of offshore wind farms require a myriad of workers. There are several overlapping, and often mutually exclusive compensation schemes that will affect these employees’ compensation entitlements which must be correctly analyzed and applied. Your claim may be covered under federal maritime law or a state workers compensation law. Choosing the correct law to apply will allow you to obtain the maximum benefit to which you are entitled.