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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Elevator Fall in Bronx – Construction Accident

By uberuser

On May 19th, a construction supervisor was tragically killed and another worker injured in a construction accident, when an elevator abruptly crashed down four floors in the Bronx. According to CBS News, the incident occurred at around 8:15 in the morning at 20 Bruckner Boulevard in Mott Haven. Eyewitness reports attested that two employees of…

Friday, June 4, 2021

Brooklyn Roof Collapse – Construction Workplace Accident

By uberuser

Last week, a construction worker in Brooklyn fell off a roof due to the floor collapsing beneath him, causing him to fall 40 feet to the ground. The construction workplace accident occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 27, when the worker fell from the roof of the Flatbush Savings Bank which was in…

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Recent Construction Fatalities Serve As Sobering Reminder Of Workplace Dangers

By uberuser

Construction work is inherently dangerous. The job requires workers to climb scaffolds and ladders to great heights, operate heavy machinery and power tools, and carry out physically demanding activities. Unfortunately, injuries and fatalities are a reality in this line of work. According to the CDC, falls remain the leading cause of construction worker fatalities, making…

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Louis Grandelli, P.C. Obtains $8,500,000 Settlement For Client

By uberuser

Our office is pleased to announce that we obtained a $8,500,000.00 settlement on behalf of a Staten Island sanitation worker who was injured while on his route.  The accident occurred when the plaintiff was performing his duties as a sanitation worker, walking from one home to the next in Staten Island, New York, when the…

Monday, April 15, 2019

The Grandelli Firm – Highest Settlement On A Premises Liability Case

By uberuser

2017 Premises Liability Case The Grandelli Firm is pleased to announce that our office was recognized for obtaining the highest settlement on a premises liability case for the year 2017, as reported by TopVerdict.com. The case, Delacruz v. M. Parisi & Son Constr. Co., Inc., et al, was settled before trial for $2,250,000.00 and was handled…

Friday, April 22, 2016

Worker Killed In Manhattan When Scaffold Falls 10 Stories

By Louis Grandelli

A construction worker died Thursday, April 21st, when he was struck by a piece of wood while on the job at The Printing House on Hudson Street, in Manhattan. Louis Mata was attempting to dismantle scaffolding from the West Village luxury condo when the plank came loose and fell 10 stories, striking him in the…

Friday, February 12, 2016

Falling Concrete Severely Injures New York City Construction Worker

By Louis Grandelli

On February 7, 2016, a construction worker was severely injured when a chunk of concrete fell on his on head. At the time of the accident, the worker was engaged in a demolition projection the 20th floor of 317 Madison Avenue. Construction workers are often asked to work at heights and under conditions that can…

Friday, January 8, 2016

Plaintiff Who Sustains A “Grave Injury” Avoid The Worker’s Compensation Bar To Recovery

By Louis Grandelli

The Law Office of Louis Grandelli recently litigated a case where a plaintiff was injured due to an unsafe worksite, and we were able to prove that the plaintiff had a viable third-party claim against his employer. The injured worker was performing his normal duties at his worksite, when he fell head first into a…

Friday, October 30, 2015

Fatal Collapse at Hotel Construction Site

By Louis Grandelli

Earlier today, at approximately 10:38 a.m., a building on West 38th Street collapsed, killing one and seriously injuring another. A man who was working on the next door building at the time of the accident stated that the ceiling caved in on the top two floors and that “the guy in charge was screaming for…

Friday, March 13, 2015

Failure to Seal Conduits Results in Structured Settlement of Over $20 Million

By Louis Grandelli

When we hear of a manhole explosion, we normally attribute the explosion to Consolidated Edison’s manhole system. However, there are occasions when other manholes are involved in these explosions. In fact, there are thousands of other manholes throughout our region belonging to the City of New York and other entities. The failure of Con Ed…

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