New York Work Injury Law Blog

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…

Federal repeal of ‘blacklisting rule’ could affect worker safety

During the last administration, workers’ rights groups and unions pushed for a rule to protect workers. This rule, enacted in 2015, was often referred to as the “blacklisting rule.” It required that any company bidding on federal projects with budgets above half a million dollars to report violations…

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