26 Apr 2023

By NY Local Accidents

In Accident News

Queens, NY (April 26, 2023) – At 2:50 p.m. on the afternoon of Wednesday, April 26, a worker was injured in a construction accident in Queens.

According to Queens Police, the accident happened in a building at the intersection of Northern Boulevard and 39th Avenue. Police confirmed that a worker was working in a building when they experienced a fall due to reasons that are not yet known. The worker was the only person involved in the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The worker, who has not yet been formally identified, sustained a serious leg injury. The worker was taken to the hospital for treatment, though their condition is not yet known.

The area was blocked off for an extended period of time following the accident. It is not known if any work resumed throughout the afternoon.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing.

We want to offer our warmest sympathies to the party who has been hurt in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Workplace Accidents in New York 

Workplace accidents are on the rise throughout the state of New York and beyond. Though these accidents can take on many forms, construction zones are known for being the most dangerous places for workers. In 2019, it was reported that 55 people were killed in construction accidents in New York, and thousands more sustained injuries either minor or severe in nature. Being hurt in any type of workplace accident can affect your life in many ways, making it difficult to return to the workplace in the future. Luckily, you have options during these difficult times. Speaking with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past is necessary.

The aftermath of a workplace accident can be a daunting and catastrophic time in your life. You may be left with an array of questions that you can only answer with the assistance of a Queens workplace accident attorney. Workplace accidents tend to be more complex than many other accidents, as they can involve special workers’ compensation laws and multiple parties to blame. This is why it is crucial that you have the help of a dedicated Queens personal injury lawyer on your side who has handled many claims like yours previously.

Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. are dedicated to every aspect of your workplace injury claim after you have sustained injuries in a construction accident. We will help you hold all liable parties responsible for the harm that they have caused you during these desperate times. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward an array of financial damages. These include some of the following:

  • Medical expenses you have suffered
  • Lost income and future lost wages
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Therapy costs

You should never have to face the aftermath of a workplace accident on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a workplace accident attorney in Queens at (718) 606-4099 for more information on how we can assist you.

Notes: When writing these accident news pieces, our writers rely on secondary sources. These sources are comprised of police and fire accident reports, news reports, and newspaper articles, as well as first-person testimonies from accident witnesses. Because of this, our team at The Tadchiev Law Firm P.C. has not independently validated the information regarding this accident. Please get in touch with our company to have any inaccurate information corrected right away. Please let us know if you want the post to be taken down from our website, and we will do our best to comply.

Disclaimers: In order to prevent being engaged in a tragic accident, we wish to encourage the people in our neighborhood to drive slowly and with caution. This news article is not meant to be a solicitation for business. Any information offered shouldn’t be regarded as professional medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post wasn’t taken at the location of the collision.