Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents on the Rise

As the winter approaches, slip, trip, and fall accidents become more and more prevalent throughout New York, as ice and snow create excellent conditions for injuries to occur. In fact, trip, slip, and fall accidents account for nearly 25% of emergency visits each year in the United States. While these injuries are overwhelmingly common, slip, […]

Outraged dad rips proposed loss of 20 vacation days for two cops over 2018 motorcycle chase wreck that killed his son

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From the New York Daily News on a case we are handling with Fred Lichtmacher, Esq (full article at Two NYPD officers accused of callously leaving a motorcyclist and his girlfriend to die in the street after a high-speed Queens chase ended in a wreck could receive a paltry penalty of just 20 lost […]

What Is Commercial Litigation & How Can We Help?

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Commercial litigation refers to a branch of civil litigation. With civil litigation matters generally, two or more individuals have a dispute in which one (the plaintiff) sues the other (the defendant), seeking monetary damages or a specific action. Although the dispute relates to defending or enforcing a legal right, the situation does not entail criminal […]

Elevator Accidents in New York City

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Elevator accidents are incredibly serious and often lead to severe injury or death. Unfortunately, these accidents are probably more common than you think, especially in crowded, vertical cities such as New York City. According to the CDC, accidents involving elevators and escalators injure about 17,000 people each year, with over half of these events resulting […]

A Guide to Welding Accidents and Lawsuits in New York

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Welding has developed a reputation as one of the most dangerous jobs out there. Hundreds of thousands of welders get injured on the job each year—some workers even die from their injuries sustained during the welding process. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 50 fatal welding accidents occurred in 2019. If you […]

New York City Construction Accident Statistics: What You Need to Know

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As any New York City construction worker will tell you, construction is a difficult, and often dangerous, career. Construction injuries are all too common, with about one in ten10% of all construction workers sustaining an injury every year during the course of a year. Unfortunately, fatalities on construction sites fatalities are not unheard of also […]

Navigating Forklift Accidents: Claims and Compensation

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How and Why Do Forklift Accidents Occur? According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), forklift accidents account for upwards of 34,000 serious injuries annually in the U.S., 80+ of which are fatalities. One reason forklift accidents are often more dangerous than accidents involving other types of workplace machinery is their size. While most […]

Electrocution Accident: What You Need to Know About Claims & Compensation

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Electrical work can be dangerous, and employers need to ensure that their workers stay safe from electrocution hazards while completing their jobs.  Unfortunately, electrocution is far too common in the workplace, accounting for 7% of all worker fatalities each year. Electricians and construction workers who work around electrical faults or live wires are especially susceptible […]

Falling Debris Accident: What You Need To Know

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Construction workers have dangerous jobs. Despite rigorous safety standards, we frequently hear countless examples of workers and passersby suffering injuries because of falling debris accident. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 1008 people died in construction accidents nationwide back in 2018. If you or a loved one has been in a construction accident in […]

Why Crane Accidents in New York City Are So Serious

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Did you know that one in five workplace deaths are in the construction industry? Further, 47% of all fatal work injuries in 2018 were from construction accidents, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), construction workers bear an enormous risk in their day-to-day roles, with one in […]