Roof Accidents

Kingston Roof Accident Lawyers

Knowledgeable & Trustworthy Construction Accident Attorneys

Roofing is one of the most dangerous kinds of construction work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers in the roofing industry are three times more likely to suffer a fatal injury than other construction workers.

If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in a roof accident, Basch & Keegan LLP can help you fight for full and fair compensation. We have helped over 10,000 clients file claims and have recovered millions of dollars on their behalf. With over 100 years of combined legal experience, you know that when our Kingston roof accident attorneys are working for you, your case is in good hands.

Call (845) 251-4545 today to schedule a free consultation with our legal team.

Leading Causes of Roof Accidents

Most people understand that roofing is not an easy job — that is why they hire someone else to handle it for them. It is very labor-intensive, requiring workers to be constantly climbing, lifting, bending, kneeling, and twisting, all while on top of a roof. What people often forget is how dangerous working on a roof can be. One wrong move can result in an accident that leads to catastrophic consequences.

Several factors can lead to a roofing accident, including:

Roof collapse

Falling from a ladder

Slips and falls


Lack of safety equipment

Scaffolding collapse

Machinery malfunction

Falling objects

Inclement weather

Unsafe roof pitch

Heat exposure

No matter the cause of your roofing accident, our attorneys stand ready to assist you through the process of obtaining compensation for your injuries. We are committed to getting the money that you are owed to help you cover the cost of medical bills, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, and pain and suffering.

What to Do After a Roof Accident

If you have been injured in a roof accident, there are a series of actions you should take to ensure that your right to fair compensation is protected.

Following a roof accident, be sure to:

Report the accident immediately to your employer

Seek medical attention for your injuries no matter how minor they may seem

Contact our roof accident attorneys as soon as possible

The reason it is important to hire our law firm is not only to ensure you file everything correctly for your workers’ compensation claim. We can also help you identify any third parties that could be held liable for your injuries.

This could be anyone other than your employer whose negligence could have contributed to your accident, including subcontractors, property owners, and equipment manufactures. When you work with our legal team, we can help you determine all responsible parties to maximize the compensation you receive.

Contact Basch & Keegan LLP Today

Our Kingston roof accident lawyers represent injured victims throughout Upstate NY and Ulster County. All of our personal injury cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, meaning you owe us no fees unless we recover compensation for you. Above all, we want to ensure that you have the support you need during this time and that you get the help you require to move on from this horrific experience.

For compassionate and personalized representation in the Hudson Valley, contact us today at (845) 251-4545.


Client Testimonials

  • This firm will fight for you and get results! We cannot recommend them enough!

    “Above everything, John and Katie showed genuine concern for me and my family. It’s clear how passionate John is about his work and doing what’s best for his clients.”

  • I will certainly recommend Maureen Keegan in the future!

    “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.”

  • Helpful & Honest

    “John was quick to respond, helpful and honest regarding my situation and the questions I had. Also easy to talk to which is always appreciated!”

  • Derek was extremely helpful and informative through every step of the way.

    “Everyone in the firm was pleasant. Thank you for helping to achieve this victorious win! I highly recommend this amazing firm!”

  • Extremely helpful law firm and staff

    “Extremely helpful law firm and staff...John and his staff nothing but the best.”

What sets us apart?

  • Here to Help Win the Fight

    Backed by our experience and insight, we’ve become known for taking on the toughest claims. If you or someone you love has been injured by the negligence or wrongful acts of another, we’re here to help you fight for the justice you deserve.

  • HERE TO HELP Get Results

    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.

  • HERE TO HELP When You’re Hurt

    We serve as the support system you can rely on as you begin your recovery. We go the extra mile to ensure you can focus on getting better while we work on the legal aspects of your claim.

  • HERE TO HELP Regardless of Who You Ask

    We place an emphasis on personal attention. 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.

  • HERE TO HELP The Community

    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.

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