New York Work Injury Law Blog

Brant Lake Camp Counselor/Hewlett-Woodmere School Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minors

A Long Island teacher and a longtime counselor at a summer camp is accused of sexually abusing five victims under the age of 11.  Dylan Stolz, 51, of Little Neck, was arrested and is charged with five counts of first-degree sexual abuse.  Stolz has been a counselor at…

Construction worker Angel Ezpinoza dies after being struck in head.

A worker has died after being struck in the head in a construction accident in Upper Manhattan Thursday afternoon.  The scene of the construction is at the 13-story building on Riverside Drive near the northern end of Riverside Park in Morningside Heights. The property is owned by a non-profit…

Another Construction Worker Needlessly Killed Due To Negligence Of Construction Project Management

A construction worker was killed after he was struck in the head by an anchoring bracket that fell from the building’s roof in Chelsea on Monday, December 18.  The 34-year-old man was found unconscious at 61 Ninth Avenue, on the corner of West 15th Street and Ninth Avenue.  He was pronounced…

5 Types of Injuries Eligible for Joining a Pain Medication Overdose or Addiction Class Action.

Do I Have A Case? Opioid Injuries and Deaths are preventable tragedies. If you believe that a loved one died because of an opioid addiction and overdose due to the carelessness of a doctor, pharmaceutical company, or prescription company, you may be eligible to joi a class action lawsuit. …

A guide to ladder safety

Ladders are necessary components of any New York construction site. Nevertheless, any workplace tool that involves climbing to a point that’s higher than your body will increase the chance that you will suffer a serious injury. Let’s say you’re painting a two-story wall at a construction site. You…

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