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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Navigating Through A Wrongful Death Claim

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When a loved one is killed in an auto accident, the next weeks and months can be a grief-stricken blur for the surviving family members. You may feel lost and unsure of how to proceed. However, if another person’s negligent or reckless behavior contributed to this accident, you may be able to fight for your […]