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New York Forklift Accident & Injury Lawyer

Forklift Accident & Injury Lawyer in New York Forklift Accident

Were you injured in a forklift accident while on a New York job site? Have your injuries resulted in medical bills, lost wages, or a diminished quality of life?

You may qualify to recover compensation for your physical, emotional and economic damages.

Call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. at 516-932-0400 to get a free case evaluation and legal help from a New York forklift accident and injury lawyer.

Recoverable Damages for New York Forklift Accidents

If you were injured in a forklift accident, you may be eligible to receive compensation for several types of damages, including:

  • Current and future medical treatments
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional distress
  • Diminished quality of life
  • Future lost wages

Have your forklift injuries affected your life or ability to earn a living? Did a loved one die in a construction site forklift accident? You don’t have to face this situation alone. Our team will fight on your behalf to get you the compensation you deserve.

Get help from our lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. and start the legal process today.

How We Can Help You Following Your Forklift Accident

The lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. are passionate advocates for the injured. If you work with us, we will fight for your rights.

Fight for Your Compensation

If you suffered injuries in a forklift accident at work, our goal is to recover compensation for physical, emotional and economic damages. This includes money for medical bills, lost wages, disabilities, pain and suffering, and impaired quality of life.


A New York forklift accident and injury lawyer from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will communicate with other parties on your behalf. This will include discussing your case with defense lawyers, insurance representatives, witnesses, and others.

In addition, our multilingual staff will answer emails and text messages, as well as return phone calls and provide updates on your case. We can assist you in Spanish, Kannada, Tamil, Greek, and English.

Identify Liable Parties

Your forklift injury case may involve several liable parties, including a subcontractor, forklift manufacturer, or other parties. Our legal team will determine who is liable for your injuries. 

Collect Evidence

If it is necessary, our legal team will collect evidence on your behalf. This may include:

  • Witness statements
  • Medical reports
  • Accident reports
  • Inspection reports
  • Photographs and video

Contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. today to learn more about how we can help with your forklift accident case.

New York’s Statute of Limitations for Personal Injuries

Construction workers who have been in forklift and worksite accidents have a limited amount of time to file a lawsuit. If you miss the window established by New York law, you will not be able to hold the liable party responsible for your injuries.

Do not let the clock run out.

Call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. at 516-932-0400 to speak with a lawyer who will make sure you meet all the applicable deadlines.

Types of Forklift Cases We Handle

As a victim of a construction site forklift accident, your injuries may be due to an equipment malfunction, failure to follow scheduled maintenance, or negligent forklift operation by another party.

We can identify the liable parties and hold them accountable for your injuries.

Types of Forklift Accidents

  • Loading a forklift beyond its capacity
  • Lack of training or proper tools
  • Poor maintenance
  • Forklifts falling between docks and trailers
  • Forklifts colliding or crushing workers
  • Injuries from fallen objects lifted by a forklift

Whatever the cause of your forklift accident, call us for a free case evaluation: 516-932-0400.

Injuries Typically Caused by Forklifts

There is a wide range of injuries that construction workers suffer in forklift accidents. Some possible injuries include:

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Paralysis
  • Loss of limbs
  • Permanent or partial disability
  • Death
  • Fractured / broken bones
  • Numbness
  • Neck pain
  • Whiplash
  • Back pain

If your injuries have resulted in lost wages, medical bills, or a reduced ability to perform your job at pre-accident levels, we want to help you.

A New York forklift accident and injury attorney from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will fight for your rights after a construction accident involving a forklift.

Seek Representation for Your Forklift Injuries

If you are ready to seek legal counsel and fight for compensation for your forklift-related injuries, please do not wait. Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. is ready to help. Our team of attorneys will fight for the compensation you deserve.

Call 516-932-0400 today to discuss your legal options and recover the compensation you deserve.

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