Falling Object Injury Lawyers in Kingston
We Represent People Who Have Been Injured by Falling Objects at Stores and Work Sites
Falling objects in stores, on job sites, and other places we go to and from every day (such as restaurants, schools, and even other people’s homes) can cause serious injuries. If you have been hurt as the result of an insecure object falling from above, the Kingston falling object injury attorneys at Basch & Keegan LLP can help you obtain fair compensation for your damages, including medical treatment, time off from work, and pain and suffering.
Shoppers May Be Injured By Merchandise Falling From Store Shelves
Stores — especially large, warehouse-style stores — can be dangerous environments for shoppers. High shelves, heavy items, and crowding can all contribute to hazardous conditions, falling objects, and injuries. All of these factors make accidents caused by falling objects more and more common in retail settings.
The following circumstances may cause falling object injuries:
Unevenly or highly stacked items
Items that are not secured
Hazardous equipment use when picking up items
Narrow or crowded aisles
If you’ve been hurt by falling merchandise in a store, we will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your accident and help you obtain compensation for your injuries.
Construction Workers Are Especially Vulnerable to Falling Objects
Construction workers, when working under buildings, scaffolds, or heavy machinery, are at risk for falling object injuries. The weight and hazardous nature of most construction equipment and materials can contribute to catastrophic injuries and death. In fact, approximately one in ten construction fatalities are due to falling objects.
Falling object accidents in construction zones can be due to:
- Missing guardrails
- Scaffolding collapses
- Crumbling buildings
- Improperly secured items
In cases of construction site accidents, employers, equipment manufacturers, and safety inspectors could be liable for damages.
Types of Injuries From Falling Objects
Injuries from falling objects can range from a few bruises to concussions to permanent disabilities. More serious injuries can have devastating effects on a person's life, including career loss and lasting pain and suffering. Anyone hit by a falling object due to another's negligence deserves justice.
Contact Us Today to Schedule a Free Case Evaluation
If you or a loved one sustained an injury after being struck by a falling object, please contact Basch & Keegan LLP today for a free initial consultation. We’ll put all of our knowledge and resources together toward achieving excellent results for you or someone you know.
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“Throughout the 2+ years, Maureen Keegan continued to persevere on my behalf, contacting doctors, etc. and continually informing me of the status of my case.”
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Win the Fight
Basch & Keegan LLP is a nationally recognized trial practice that’s been trusted by clients and colleagues across Upstate New York since 1987. Our Kingston personal injury lawyers have over 100 years of collective experience and have fought for over 10,000 victims during our time in practice.
When You’re Hurt
We serve as the support system you can rely on as you begin your recovery. From explaining your rights, options, and what to expect with the personal injury claim process to working your case on contingency and connecting you with medical professionals who work on liens, we go the extra mile to ensure you can focus on getting better while we work on the legal aspects of your claim.
At Basch & Keegan LLP, we have the resources and experience to help victims level the playing field with even the most powerful adversaries – and we have the record of success to back it up.
Regardless of Who You Ask
We place an emphasis on personal attention, cultivate close-working relationships, and provide step-by-step support. This approach allows us to create legal strategies custom-tailored to each client’s unique circumstances and has earned us the respect of our peers.
Our Kingston-based lawyers have deep roots in the community and a lengthy history of giving back to Ulster County. When the community needs us, we are always here to help.