Undocumented Worker Attorney in Brooklyn, NY
What Happens if An Undocumented Construction Worker Suffers An Accident in NY?
Even if you are a non-U.S. citizen who suffered an on-the-job injury while working without proper documents at the time of your Brooklyn, NY, construction accident, your immigration status will not prevent you from recovering in a lawsuit against the negligent party.
It’s also important to know that bringing a construction accident lawsuit will not result in your deportation, because the civil courts do not report undocumented workers to immigration enforcement authorities.
If you or a loved one is an undocumented worker who has been seriously injured in a negligence-related accident while working in the New York construction industry, protect yourself by calling the Brooklyn construction accident injury attorneys at David Resnick & Associates, PC, for a consultation. There is no obligation, so call today at 877-815-6053 or contact the firm through our online form.
Brooklyn Undocumented Worker Construction Site Injuries
Some unethical contractors think they can take advantage of undocumented workers because they assume that illegal aliens will be afraid to report unsafe or unhealthy work conditions and won’t file a lawsuit if the contractor’s negligence results in a serious construction accident. They sometimes play on immigrants’ fears and give them the most dangerous jobs while failing to provide them with required safety equipment.
Don’t let contractors’ misinformation prevent you from demanding a safe job site simply because you lack the papers you need to work in this country. Don’t let the contractors off the hook when their negligence causes a serious injury at work.
Your immigration status does not affect your right to bring a work injury claim after a Brooklyn, New York, construction accident. Whether you have permanent resident status (a “green card”), a temporary work visa or even if you overstayed a visa or entered the country illegally, you can still hold contractors responsible for their failure to provide a safe workplace — and you do not need to fear that doing so will lead to your removal from the country.
Call Our New York Lawyers Today
If you or someone you love is an undocumented worker who suffered an on-the-job injury in a Brooklyn, NY, construction accident and someone other than the employer was to blame, you could be entitled to receive damages if the third party falls outside of the workers’ compensation system.
The attorneys at David Resnick & Associates, PC, are skilled at evaluating construction accident claims and can help you determine whether the negligence of a third party caused or contributed to your injuries. Call our firm today at 877-815-6053 or use our online contact form for a free evaluation of your case.
We serve construction accident victims in the Bronx and all of New York City, including Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Brooklyn and Long Island.