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Heavy Equipment Accidents

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Construction equipment can weigh thousands of pounds. These heavy pieces of equipment also often have many powerful implements and hydraulic tools, including augers, demolition shears, grapples and pile drivers.

That's why accidents involving heavy construction equipment in New York City can be extremely serious. In a matter of seconds, you or a loved one can sustain a serious injury that significantly affects your life. You might sustain an injury that prevents you from working for weeks or months. Or you might not be able to work ever again due to a permanent disability caused by a heavy equipment accident.

Don't underestimate the severity or complexity of your accident. Make sure you take your case seriously right from the start. Make sure you contact Giampa Law. Our experienced equipment accident attorneys have been helping people injured in heavy equipment accidents and other construction accidents for decades in the Bronx and throughout New York. We know how the legal system works and we know how to get results.

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What are heavy equipment accidents?

All different types of heavy construction equipment regularly cause serious construction accidents. These accidents frequently result in severe injuries, including broken bones, spinal cord injuries and head injuries. Heavy construction equipment involved in accidents can include:

  • Articulated loaders
  • Back end loaders
  • Backhoes
  • Bulldozers
  • Cherry pickers
  • Compactors
  • Crawlers
  • Dump trucks
  • Forklifts
  • Graders
  • Hydraulic excavators
  • Excavators
  • Front loaders
  • Paving machines
  • Pay haulers
  • Pay loaders
  • Power shovels
  • Road graders
  • Road rollers
  • Scrapers

Whatever type of construction equipment caused your injury accident, no matter how large or small, we want to meet with you and learn more about your incident. Contact us today.

What we can do for you

Determining who's responsible for your heavy equipment accident might be much more complicated than you realize. Sometimes, the driver of the vehicle is to blame. Other times, it's the company that owns and cares for the equipment. This is especially true if the company failed to properly maintain the equipment.

Another scenario includes the company that manufactured the heavy equipment. That company could have made defective product that resulted in your injury. Or perhaps a subcontractor hired by the vehicle manufacturer to make specific parts made the mistake.

In many of these cases, you may be able to file a lawsuit and pursue the maximum compensation for your injuries. But you'll never know until you meet with one of our experienced lawyers in our Bronx office. We can also meet with you for a free consultation in your hospital room, your home or wherever works best for you. You decide.

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Giampa Law
860 Grand Concourse, #1H
Bronx, NY 10451
Phone: (718) 665-7700
Fax: (718) 665-2861