Archive for New York

New York experiencing an epidemic in construction worker injuries

Construction workers provide an important service. They dig the tunnels, they pave the roads, they build the buildings. Without construction workers, New York would not be the great city that it is. But while construction workers provide a critical service to the city, they do not have the…

We help New Yorkers pursue premises liability claims

With ownership comes responsibility. Every New Yorker who owns a home, a piece of property or who runs a business that is open to the public has a responsibility to keep their premises reasonably safe. If they do not and it leads to an accident, they may have…

Workers’ compensation benefits falling

Workers who suffer work-related injuries face a double whammy: not only do they have medical bills to pay, but they are hurt and cannot work. To solve this problem, New York offers workers’ compensation, a system by which workers receive money to help them recover from on-the-job injuries….

Get help following a construction accident

Construction workers work hard; they build the buildings and infrastructure that is essential for other New Yorkers. But construction work is not the safest profession. Every day construction workers step onto the job site, they are at risk of a wide range of serious, even fatal, injuries. When…

How can construction firms protect workers from falling objects?

New Yorkers take pride in their skyline. And they should. But that world famous skyline comes with risks, especially for the men and women who built it. One of the biggest construction injury risks for these New Yorkers comes from falling objects. In the hustle and bustle of…

New Yorkers

New Yorkers have likely heard about many situations where a person goes to a store and then slips and falls on a puddle. Others may have heard about a person who walks up a flight of stairs and leans on the railing which then gives way, sending the…

Workers’ compensation — who is an employee?

The workers’ compensation law can be a boon for New York workers with an on-the-job injury. But only for those who are employees. Who qualifies? Generally, workers’ compensation insurance views the following as employees — unpaid volunteers, part-time employees, borrowed employees, leased employees, day laborers and even most…

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