Construction Law Services in Syracuse, NY

Construction Law Services in Syracuse, NY

Construction Accident Attorney, David Snyder

Attorney David Snyder is dedicated to providing clients with legal services that are cost effective, to help your company's bottom line. Because we are dedicated to keeping your representation affordable, we will do our best to help you by using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) whenever possible. The Snyder Law Firm, PLLC is familiar with the Rules of the American Arbitration Association including mediation and arbitration.

The Snyder Law Firm represents clients in the construction industry through mediation and arbitration of disputes, including

  • Construction Contract Disputes
  • Construction quality issues
  • Construction Delay Disputes
  • Construction Quality and Defect Claims
  • Construction Bond Disputes
  • Construction Lien
  • Perfomance Bond Diputes
Arbitration in New York is not required by law. However, construction contracts often have arbitration clauses routinely built in and require mediation as a condition to proceeding with binding arbitration.

Attorney David Snyder is familiar with construction litigation and arbitration. During the course of his practice he has represented subcontractors and contractors for problems arising under their contracts and on the job.

If you are a construction worker and have been injured on the job, New York Law affords special protections to you. There are several provisions of New York Law that require that your employer and/or the site provide safety equipment to you to prevent unnecessary injuries.

Some of the Most Important Sections of the Labor Law to New York Workers Include the following:

Labor Law Section 200 (1) requires: "all places to which this chapter applies shall be so constructed, equipped, arranged, operated and conducted as to provide reasonable and adequate protection to the lives, health and safety of all persons employed therein. . . . All machinery, equipment, and devices in such places shall be so placed, operated, guarded and lighted as to provide reasonable and adequate protection to all such persons. . ."

Labor Law Section 240 requires: "Scaffolding or staging more than twenty feet from the ground or floor, swung or suspended from an overhead support or erected with stationary supports . . . shall have a safety rail of suitable material properly attached, bolted or otherwise secured. Such scaffolding or staging shall be so fastened as to prevent it from swaying from the building or structure..."

Labor Law Section 241 requires that "all areas in which construction, excavation or demolition work is being performed shall be so constructed, shored, equipped, guarded, arranged, operated and conducted as to provide reasonable and adequate protection and safety to the persons employed therein or lawfully frequenting such places. . ."

If you fell from a ladder, off of a scaffold or had something fall and hit you from a height, you may be entitled to an award greater than workers compensation.

To protect your rights, contact a lawyer as soon as you can. Call the Snyder Law Firm, PLLC at (315)451-3040 for a free consultation for your injury.