Construction Accidents

Manhattan Construction Accident Lawyer

Protecting Injured Construction Workers in Queens, Brooklyn, and The Bronx

You're not alone if you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident. Many individuals face fatal or serious injuries every year due to construction-related incidents. At Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C., we advocate for construction workers injured in a range of accidents. Our Manhattan construction accident lawyer is ready to apply his skills, expertise, and experience on your behalf. We can assist you in navigating the legal system and seeking the highest amount of damages you’re entitled to for your injuries.

Call our office at (917) 909-6166 or submit an online request form to schedule a confidential consultation with our construction accident lawyer in Manhattan. Se habla Español.

Common Types of Construction Accidents

Construction accidents can happen in many ways and may involve various parties. Some of the most common types of construction accidents include:


The primary cause of fatalities among construction workers is falls. Working at substantial heights on rooftops, scaffolds, and ladders, laborers are at increased risk if adequate safety precautions aren't in place. This can lead to deadly falls or serious injuries.


In construction, workers frequently deal with live wires and various electrical dangers. Contact with electricity can result in serious burns, heart problems, or other complications for an employee. Electrocutions, moreover, can be deadly.

Struck-By Accidents

Falling objects like tools, equipment, and construction materials frequently strike construction workers. Such incidents can cause catastrophic injuries, including spinal cord damage or traumatic brain injury, when a worker is hit by a falling object.

Trench Collapses


Construction workers frequently work in trenches, which are small, deep holes in the ground. An improperly reinforced trench poses a significant risk of collapse, potentially burying workers in mud and other debris. Survivors of such collapses often face permanent disability or catastrophic injuries, even if they manage to escape with their lives.

Equipment Accidents

Construction sites have heavy equipment such as cranes, bulldozers, and forklifts. Failing to follow essential safety protocols can lead to severe equipment-related accidents for workers. They may suffer a range of injuries, including being run over or crushed.

Get Started on Your Case Today

If you've been injured in a construction accident, we can help. At the Law Office of Julio E. Portilla, P.C., we understand what you're going through. You can focus on your recovery while our Manhattan construction accident attorney handles all the legal aspects of your case. We can assist you in filing a personal injury lawsuit, a workers' compensation claim, or both. With our resources and expertise, we can go up against even the largest insurance and construction companies.

Reach out to us online or call (917) 909-6166 to schedule a consultation with our construction accident lawyer in Manhattan.

Construction Accidents

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