New York Logging Accident Lawyers

Construction work is dangerous work, but when the construction work involves logging, it amps the danger factor up a notch or two. Logging, by necessity, involves heavy machinery, and when you add the momentum of rolling logs into the mix, it helps to ensure that any ensuing accidents will be exceptionally dangerous. If you or someone you love has been injured in a logging accident, the sooner you consult with an experienced NYC workers’ compensation attorney, the better.

The Logging Site

Logging sites tend to be busy sites with a lot of different work happening all at once, including:

If you are injured in a logging accident that is caused by the negligence of a company or entity other than the one that employs you, you may be eligible to pursue a third-party personal injury claim, which means that you can seek compensation for your damages in their entirety (rather than the more-limited compensation allowed by your employer’s workers’ compensation coverage).

OSHA Weighs In

According to OSHA, logging is the most dangerous occupation in the nation. It's a fact that the tools of the trade are dangerous, and when coupled with the extraordinary weight and unyielding momentum of logs that are rolling, sliding, are falling, it is a recipe for disaster in the event that anything goes wrong. When you factor in the kinds of environmental conditions that are common to logging, the danger grows. Such factors include:

OSHA’s Safety Standards

OSHA requires a wide range of safety standards when it comes to logging, including:

Discuss Your Claim with an Experienced NYC Workers’ Compensation Attorney Today

The dedicated workers’ compensation attorneys at Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman – one of New York City’s oldest and most well-respected personal injury firms – have a wealth of experience helping clients like you successfully recover on their logging-accident claims. For more information, please contact or call us at 212-285-3300 today.