Archive for on-the-job injuries

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….

We know how to handle claims for on-the-job injuries

New Yorkers are used to construction because on any given day, crews can be seen constructing new buildings, repairing older buildings and doing just about everything in between. But, all of that construction comes at a cost, which sometimes mean injured workers. Construction workers hurt in a construction…

Fatal four cause almost 60 percent of construction injuries

New Yorkers take pride in their work. Day in and day out, they go to work and get the job done. But sometimes bad things happen; sometimes workers get hurt from on-the-job injuries. Sometimes the injury is minor, other times fatal. In fact, fatalities happen more than most…

Construction accident on bridge sends man to hospital

Construction work in New York is a thriving industry that provides jobs and a valuable service to the city. These workers take pride in their craft, work hard and face the risks of a somewhat dangerous job without complaint. Given the nature of the work, there is a…

What do I do if I suffer on-the-job injuries in New York?

There are certain jobs in New York that lend themselves to risk and the possibility of work-related injuries. Even jobs that are not considered physically and mentally stressful and dangerous can cause on-the-job injuries. Because of that, it’s important to know what to do when injured at work…

Manhattan employee suffers on-the-job injuries after fall

Many New York employees probably regard their workplaces as safe environments. Many others, however, suffer a high risk of on-the-job injuries or work-related injuries due to the location of their work or the types of duties they perform. Workplace injuries can occur in nearly every kind of workplace…

Injured New York construction worker files $55 million lawsuit

Construction workers’ accidents and injuries can be complex which is why it is important to have a strong understanding of the options available to protect injured workers. While working on the subway in New York, a construction worker was recently trapped 100 feet below street level following a…

Construction accident causes fatal injury to worker in New York

Construction sites are among the most dangerous work environments that a New York resident can be exposed to. Falls from scaffolding, electrocution and machinery malfunctions put construction workers at constant risk. Because of the dangerous nature of construction jobs, OSHA has made a number of efforts to set…

Worker fatally injured in New York train accident

All jobs have varying levels of risk. Some, though, present more risk than others. For example, a construction site worker is faced with more hazards in day-to-day life than an office employee. But regardless of where the person was employed, when an accident occurred, workplace accidents oftentimes allow…

Work-related injuries in wastewater blast claim New York man

A 58-year-old steamfitter working at an upstate New York wastewater treatment plant was killed by an accidental explosion, according to police and the man’s family. His on-the-job injuries were sustained during a fiery blast that occurred while he and another worker were welding a pipe inside a storage…

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