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 […]

New York Building Collapse Accidents

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While construction workers are never far from danger while on the job, no amount of experience can prepare someone for the devastating nature of building collapse accidents. In addition to the serious physical injuries, victims of structural collapse accidents can face extreme financial hardship, steep medical bills, and immense psychological trauma from their accident. Moreover, […]

Firm’s Lawsuit Reveals NYPD Cover Up of Fatal Motorcycle Accident

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On November 10th, 2018 at approximately 3:30 AM, Steven Goddard (22) and his girlfriend, Amy Gutierrez (20), were killed while riding a motorbike in Queens. According to the official police report, the couple was traveling westbound through the Sunnyside neighborhood when they turned the wrong way down a one-way street and struck a van at […]

What Are The Common Causes of Scaffolding Accidents?

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Scaffolding accidents are unfortunately common. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 4,500 workers suffer serious injuries on scaffolds, while another 60 workers ultimately die. BLS estimates that 30% of all workplace deaths are scaffold related. The construction industry is especially vulnerable to these tragedies since 65% of all projects use scaffolds. […]

NYC Construction Accidents

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“It took firefighters an hour to free Mr. Huerta, 48, who was pronounced dead at the building on East 208th Street in Norwood, fire officials said.” (nytimes.com, 2019) Segundo Huerta was a seasoned construction worker and has spent nearly two decades on job sites in and around Manhattan, it is safe to say Huerta was […]

Construction Site Accidents And Why They Occur

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While construction work may not be the most glamorous profession, it is essential to the functioning of our country, and without construction workers, we would not have the safe spaces to work, live, and travel that we often take for granted. Construction workers are needed to complete a wide range of projects such as building […]

Birth Injuries Due To Improper Prenatal Care

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An average pregnancy lasts 280 days. Maintaining good health habits during this almost-10 month period can be the key to a safe pregnancy and childbirth. Unfortunately, many injuries and birth defects that do not become evident until birth could be caused by inadequate prenatal care and not necessarily a birth injury. To win a New York […]

Navigating A Fatal Semi-Truck Accident Claim

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Every year, commercial truck accidents claim more than 4,000 lives in the U.S. When semi-truck accidents are fatal, it’s usually the person in a smaller vehicle or on a motorcycle or bicycle who dies. These statistics sadly illustrate the incredible imbalance of size and velocity between a small vehicle (or no vehicle) and a multi-ton truck. […]

Civil Rights Claims: Police Misconduct And Brutality

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Civil rights claims alleging police misconduct have garnered substantial attention over the past few weeks amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and civil unrest. Civil Rights Claims: The purpose of the nation’s civil rights laws is to protect its citizens from abuses by the government, including police misconduct. A primary purpose of civil rights claims, in particular, […]