June 2016

Who is Responsible for Keeping a Construction Site Safe?

When an injury occurs on a construction site, it is difficult to determine liability. Construction accident laws are complex, and the number of persons typically involved in these types of cases can only further complicate the matter. Whether you are an employee or just an individual present on site when you were injured, you will […]

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Four Common Causes of Falls on Construction Sites

Construction sites are extremely dangerous. While most construction companies take caution to keep their workers safe, the nature of assembling a building itself leads to increased likelihood of injury. From tools to large vehicles and major heights, there are several contributing factors to the high risk of injury. In 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics

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The Link Between Truck Accidents and Driver Fatigue

Fatigue is a major risk factor for all drivers on the road – especially when it comes to those operating large commercial vehicles and semi-trucks. Driver fatigue can strike a person at any time; and, because of the mundane task of driving itself, it is not uncommon for truck drivers to become bored and tired

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Top Questions Following a Construction Accident and Injury

Construction accidents and workers’ compensation often go hand-in-hand – but not always. After you have been injured on the job, you will find yourself with plenty of questions. From wondering how you will cover your medical costs to whether or not you will return to work, you need answers right away. It is always in

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I Was in a Truck Accident. Who is Responsible for My Injuries?

After an accident with a commercial vehicle or semi-truck, you may find that it is difficult to identify who is legally responsible for your injuries and damages. This is why it is imperative that you hire an attorney who specializes in trucking accidents – so that he or she can properly place liability. Even if

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I Was Hurt on My Motorcycle. What Should I Do Now?

Being involved in an accident of any kind is traumatic and, no doubt, stressful. But, after a motorcycle accident, the actions that you take could determine the outcome of your claim in the future. Motorcycles are a common fixture in New York City – especially because streets are often too cluttered with motor vehicles. They

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Drunken Driving Accidents: Why Should Accident Victims Pay the Price?

In the state of New York, anyone driving with a blood alcohol content level (BAC) of 0.08 percent or higher is considered over the legal limit; therefore, they are breaking the law by operating a motor vehicle. When someone makes the choice to drive under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, they are risking the

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