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Heavy Machinery Accidents

Injured in an Accident Involving Heavy Machinery?

Road construction, building construction projects and hazardous workplaces such as factories are common scenes of accidental injuries involving heavy machinery. Investigation into an accidental injury or death involving heavy machinery will include evaluation of the integrity of the equipment as well as its use.

Who Is Responsible for Your Accident?

After you or a family member was injured by heavy equipment, we can begin investigating who the manufacturer was, who the installer was, who was responsible for maintaining the equipment and who was responsible for supervising the environment where the equipment was in use.

Our Manhattan personal injury law firm is prepared to take on challenging advocacy work for people injured through the presence or use of:

  • Bulldozers
  • Graders
  • Excavators
  • Pipe layers
  • Drill presses
  • Pavers
  • Compactors
  • Gas engine pumps
  • Automated equipment
  • Steam generators

Your heavy machinery accident may have occurred at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, on a ship or in a food processing facility. It may have occurred in the mechanical room of an apartment building or on site at a subway station construction project. Whatever the circumstances and whatever the injuries, this type of accident calls for an experienced, accomplished law firm such as Paris & Chaikin, PLLC.

Millions Recovered for Our Clients

We have the track record of results and the qualifications you are looking for after an injury or fatality involving heavy machinery or equipment. Lawyers at Paris & Chaikin, PLLC, are board of director members of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. They include members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. They understand the magnitude of losses and expenses faced by an individual or a family after a/an:

Free Consultation With a New York City Attorney for Heavy Machinery Accidents

To reach Paris & Chaikin, PLLC, in Manhattan, call (212) 742-0476 or inquire by email. We pledge to respond quickly and appropriately. We represent accident victims and families on a contingency basis.* This normally means there will be no attorneys’ fees due until and unless we obtain a settlement or verdict for you.

Our Results Speak for Themselves

Millions of Dollars Recovered for the Injured
  • Slip & Fall $11 Million

    A well-known cellist was awarded almost $11 million after a slip and fall in a gourmet food market that resulted in injuries that now hamper her ability to plat the instrument.

  • Pedestrian Knockdown $2.8 Million

    Our client was a pedestrian crossing the street when she was hit by a yellow school bus making a left-hand turn. As a result of the impact, she was forced to fall to the ground and sustained an injury to her shoulder and lower back.

  • Bus Accident $2.1 Million

    A mediated settlement was reached on the eve of trial on behalf of our client who was a driver of a motor vehicle which was struck in the rear by a bus.

  • Pedestrian Accident $2 Million

    Our client, a young boy, was crossing the street near his home on Staten Island when he slipped on ice in the roadway and was hit by a car.

  • Car Accident $1.7 Million

    Our client was an ambulance driver responding to an emergency call. While in the process of making a left-hand turn with the ambulance lights and sirens in operation, he was struck by a vehicle going straight.

  • Truck Accident $1.5 Million

    Our client, a 37 year old man, was struck in the rear by a truck while driving his car and subsequently underwent neck surgery. The defendant claimed our client cut him off.

  • Car Accident $1.25 Million

    Our client was a rear-seat passenger in a motor vehicle that was pulled over on the shoulder of the Staten Island Expressway when it was rear-ended by the defendant in the early morning hours. In the accident, the plaintiff suffered multiple fractures, which required surgery.

  • Slip & Fall $1.2 Million

    Our client tripped and fell coming out of a bar in Staten Island, sustaining injuries to her knee, neck, and back.

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Client Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People
  • “For any questions or concerns I had, I could reach out to him anytime. Although Ian was my attorney, everyone in the office kind, generous and friendly to me, like I've known them for years.”

    - Shanee B.
  • “Had an excellent all-around experience! They really cared about my well being from beginning to end. Always available and I would highly recommend them.”

    - Peter M.
  • “Ian & Jason, along with their staff, work tirelessly to ensure you will receive maximum compensation for your injury! They take care of everything from A-Z making the whole process as seamless as possible!”

    - Natanel B.
  • “Best law firm in the state of New York with an awesome staff.”

    - Phil S.
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Why Hire Paris & Chaikin, PLLC?

Your Recovery is Our Priority
  • Concierge-Level Service

    Our commitment to taking care of our clients is unrivalled. We even offer a luxury car service to take clients to and from our office.

  • Maximum Recovery

    Our legal team not only strives for victory, but also takes every conceivable step to maximize your recovery in the process.

  • Access to Experts

    We hire the best in the field and work with top experts, specialists and investigators to fight for the recovery that you deserve. 

  • Individualized Legal Care

    We are committed to providing you with undivided attention & to tailoring our approach to the needs of your case.

  • Client-Centered Approach

    For our firm, it is not about the money - we take profound joy in helping you get the justice that you deserve.

  • A Proven Record of Results

    Our fearless attorneys are not afraid to go to trial & have recovered millions of dollars in recoveries for injured clients. 

Meet Our Attorneys

Our attorneys are fearless advocates who aren't afraid to battle the insurance companies to recover the compensation you deserve.