Construction Worker Injured in a Fall from a Height

Construction Worker Injured in a Fall from a Height. 36 year old carpenter on Long Island suffered serious injuries when he fell twenty (20) feet from a foundation wall. The general contractor and owner failed to provide him with the required safety devices in violation of the New York State Labor Law. Mark was able to obtain summary judgment on liability proving that the defendants were 100% responsible for the accident with the help of a construction site safety expert. The client underwent eight (8) surgeries, and Mark worked with a life care planner and an economist to prove the economic damages. Mark also utilized a medical illustrator to create graphic trial exhibits depicting all of the injuries and required surgeries. The case was settled prior to trial at a lengthy mediation.