Rights of Injured Construction Workers: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Your Rights and the Road to Compensation

New York City’s ever-evolving skyline is a testament to the hard work and dedication of its construction workforce. These men and women, donned in hard hats and high-visibility vests, are the unsung heroes behind the city’s towering marvels. But with this vital role comes undeniable risk. Accidents, unfortunately, are a part of the construction landscape…. read more

New York State Labor Laws and Construction Accidents: Ensuring the Safety and Rights of Construction Workers

New York City, with its iconic skyline and continuous architectural growth, has always been a hub of construction activity. As the skyline rises, so do the risks for those who work tirelessly to build it. Construction workers, while working amidst these skyscrapers and bridges, face a myriad of dangers each day. Recognizing the inherent risks… read more

Navigating a Construction Accident Lawsuit: A Step-by-Step Guide

Accidents on construction sites in New York City are unfortunately all too common. The very nature of the job brings with it a heightened risk of injury. For workers who’ve faced such unfortunate incidents, understanding the legal recourse available and the process to navigate it becomes crucial. This guide will walk you through the steps… read more

The Most Common Types of Construction Accidents in New York City

In the heart of New York City, amidst its towering skyscrapers and intricate infrastructure, construction is a constant. With such consistent activity, unfortunately, comes the risk of accidents. For those employed in the construction industry, these accidents can lead to serious injuries, extended time off work, and significant medical expenses. As a personal injury lawyer… read more

Do You Need a Truck Accident Attorney?

Today, many trucks carrying packages, supplies, and merchandise drive on busy highways, as well as in cities. Businesses and individuals depend on the people driving these trucks and expect to receive their deliveries on time. However, this can put a lot of strain and stress on these drivers that have to be on the road… read more

Medical Malpractice Claims in New York

When a doctor, hospital, or other medical professional makes a mistake, the results can be devastating. Mistakes in treatment or diagnosis may stem from inadequate training, inexperience, or even a momentary distraction, but those mistakes can lead to increased costs, pain, permanent injury, and even death. The term for mistakes made by healthcare professionals is… read more

Train Accidents in New York

On an average weekday in 2022, over 3 million people rode on New York commuter trains and subways. Pre-pandemic ridership was significantly higher, with nearly 6 million riders per day. Overall, given the number of riders, train and subway accidents are rare, but unfortunately, still occur. Many injuries and deaths happen when people cross the track… read more

Slip and Fall Injuries in New York

Tripping on an uneven sidewalk, slipping on a wet floor, tripping on a defective staircase or step in a building or falling over an object in your path can be embarrassing, but in many cases the damage is not merely to one’s ego. According to the New York State Department of Health, slip, trip and… read more

Truck Accidents in New York

The Institute for Safety Management & Research (ITSMR), a non-profit organization affiliated with the State University of New York at Albany, reports that in 2020 there were 14,259  accidents in New York involving large trucks; 76 of these accidents resulted in fatalities, and nearly 3,000 resulted in non-fatal personal injuries. Statistics for 2021 were even… read more

Dangerous Effects And Consequences Of Police Brutality In New York And Beyond

With research stating up to $121 million was spent working on police brutality cases in New York over the past five years, it has become evident there is a rising issue at hand. This is an issue that is now being highlighted more and more illustrating the rights of those facing police brutality. With more… read more