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New York State Construction/Worksite Accident Lawyer

Dan Santola – A Legendary Construction Accident Lawyer

Workers injured in a construction accident need a tough, experienced lawyer to fight for them relentlessly. Dan Santola wrote the book on construction accidents. Dan is the author of a 1300-page book, Litigating Construction Accident Cases in New York. Since his 1978 landmark victory for injured construction workers, in the case of Allen v. Cloutier Constr. Corp., New York’s judges, and lawyers have recognized Dan Santola as a preeminent authority on New York’s unique laws that protect workers in the hazardous employment of construction, demolition, and excavation. Lawyers have selected Dan as one of The Best Lawyers in America for over thirty consecutive years.

Let Powers & Santola and their experienced construction accident lawyers help you recover the total amount of your losses. Have someone on your side with decades of experience and a track record of success handling construction site accident cases.

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Our attorneys have helped hundreds of injured workers employed in construction, manufacturing, warehouses, road construction, utility work, and other industries in upstate New York recover the full measure of damages they are entitled to receive.

We have handled a wide range of work-related injury and wrongful death claims resulting from construction accidents and other workplace accidents, including:

  • Falling objects that strike workers
  • Electrocution and burn injuries
  • Excavation accidents and crush injuries
  • Vehicle accidents while at work
  • Forklift accidents
  • Welding accidents and machinery defect accidents
  • Explosions
  • Toxic exposure
  • Crane, excavators, aerial lifts, loaders, and other heavy equipment accidents
  • Falls from ladders, scaffolding, roofs, beams, in elevator shafts, or from any elevation

Our lawyers are available to evaluate your accident claim during a free, no-obligation consultation. Call our Albany office or email Dan Santola directly at

Call Today! (518) 465-5995

Read our Construction Accident Blogs

Electrical Injuries on Construction Sites in New York

Posted: October 18, 2022

While construction workers in New York can be at risk of serious injuries from many kinds of accidents, those construction accidents that involve electric shocks and electrical currents can be particularly devastating. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) identifies electrocutions as one of the leading causes of death on construction sites across the country, …

Albany Worksite Slip and Fall Accidents: What You Should Know

Posted: September 15, 2022

When people think about worksite hazards and injury risks, they often imagine dangers posed by heavy equipment or job tasks that require working at heights on scaffolding or similar materials. Yet it is important to know that work injuries have a wide variety of causes, and certain types of job-related injuries can happen in almost …

What are Your Options After Trenching Accidents in New York?

Posted: September 14, 2022

Construction sites pose a wide range of injury risks to construction workers in New York, from fall dangers to risks of getting struck by heavy equipment or exposed to harmful substances or electrical hazards. Employers and general contractors have a duty to ensure that construction sites in New York are reasonably safe for workers, that …

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When someone injures you, your life gets turned upside down. Suddenly, you may face a ton of medical bills. You may be unable to work or help out around the home. Others may need to care for you around the clock. Nothing is the same.

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