Kingston Construction Accident Attorneys – Frequently Asked Questions – Video

Who is Responsible for Ensuring that a Construction Site is Safe?

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The party or parties that are responsible for ensuring that construction workers have a safe environment to work in are generally the general contractors or the owner of the property.

Most contractors or laborers, or any construction worker, will come to us with injuries and they’ll ask us who can we go after – if anyone. You are not allowed to sue your own employer in New York State [for an on-the-job injury], and so that is why the law will allow you to go after the general contractor for the project or the property owner.