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Who Is At Fault in a Car Accident T-Bone in Brooklyn?

Posted in Car Accidents on August 17, 2022

A T-bone accident occurs when a driver of one car crashes into the side of another vehicle. What does “T-bone” mean in a car accident? At the point of impact, the two cars look like they are forming the letter “T,” hence the name. These types of accidents frequently occur on busy city streets and… read more

What Is the Difference Between Slips, Trips, and Falls?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on August 16, 2022

The National Safety Council reports that in 2020, approximately 800 workers died in a fall accident. This included 136 workers who fell “at level,” meaning they fell after a slip or trip. An additional estimated 211,000 workers were injured in fall accidents and needed time off to recuperate. These numbers represent just a small fraction… read more

Can I Sue My Employer for Violating OSHA at a Construction Site in NYC?

Posted in Construction Accidents on August 15, 2022

Generally, workplace injuries fall under worker’s compensation. Therefore, a worker’s exclusive remedy is normally to file a workers’ comp claim. However, when an employer violates OSHA at a construction site in NYC, an injured worker might have a claim against the employer. OSHA Protects Workers on Construction Sites Construction accidents account for thousands of deaths… read more

What Are the Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries?

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on August 9, 2022

Slip and fall accidents in New York can occur anywhere. The types of slip and fall accidents are numerous. You could slip and fall at another person’s home, a commercial building, a government office, or on the sidewalk. Dangerous conditions on any private, commercial, or public property could cause painful, life-altering injuries. The Most Common… read more

What Are the Most Dangerous Tools and Equipment on Construction Sites?

Posted in Construction Accidents on August 9, 2022

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), almost 6.5 million construction workers go to work at over 250,000 construction sites every day across the country. With those numbers, it’s no wonder the injury and fatality statistics are so high for individuals working in the construction industry. OSHA emphasizes the importance of proper training… read more

How To Proceed With An NYC Personal Injury Lawsuit

Posted in Personal Injury on August 3, 2022

New York City personal injury lawsuits proceed under New York state law, not NYC municipal law. Nevertheless, local court rules can exert some influence on the outcome of a case. Not all lawsuits proceed in the same manner – legal strategy determines much of what happens. For example, most personal injury lawsuits never make it… read more

How Can Construction Workers Avoid OSHA’s Fatal Four: Struck-By Hazards?

Posted in Workplace Accidents on July 26, 2022

Construction workers account for about 20% of workplace fatalities each year. Struck-by accidents are one of the “fatal four” hazards faced by construction workers. The “fatal four” hazards for the construction industry are falls, caught in-or-between hazards, struck-by hazards, and electrocution. What Is Meant by “Struck-by Hazards?” A struck-by accident occurs when a worker comes… read more

What Does a “Salvage Title” Mean in New York?

Posted in Car Accidents on July 25, 2022

A salvage title indicates that a motor vehicle has sustained severe damage. The severe damage could be from a car accident or other event. Before the vehicle can receive a new title, the New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) must inspect the vehicle. What Qualifications Must Be Met for a Vehicle To Receive a… read more

Why All Motorcycle Riders Should Wear a Helmet Camera While Riding in New York City

Posted in Motorcycle Accidents on July 22, 2022

New York City is infamous for having deadlocked traffic, which is not surprising given that 4.4 million vehicles travel throughout the city each day. With so many cars on the road, the odds of an accident skyrocket. The dangers are even more prevalent in the case of a motorcycle; in one split second, a vehicle… read more

Who Is Liable for an Accident on an Easement in NYC?

Posted in Premises Liability on July 19, 2022

Being injured on another person’s property could give you the right to compensation for damages under New York premises liability laws. However, determining who is liable for damages could be more challenging if your injury occurs on an easement. What Is an Easement? A property easement gives another party the right to use another person’s… read more