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Blog Posts in 2015

12.23.2015
OSHA's Ladder Safety Rules

On a construction zone, ladder safety is a topic of great importance. This is because they are often a normal part of a worker’s job, and a small act of negligence or carelessness can result in serious harm. The Occupational Safety and Health ...

12.07.2015
Tips to Stay Safe Around a Construction Zone

Safety is everyone’s responsibility, and construction sites are no exemption to this rule, despite them being considerably more dangerous than the average location. But that is the point of this blog entry: construction zones do not have to be ...

12.03.2015
Four Easy Ways to Relieve Back Pain

If you suffer from chronic back or spinal pain, even the simplest motions and tasks can be agonizing endeavors. While every person is different and there is no single cure for back pain, there are several things you can do to aid your condition. The ...

11.23.2015
Workers' Compensation Requirements for Construction Workers

It is important that every American worker should feel protected while working on the job. Every day dangers and those created by someone else’s negligence should not be debilitating or financially crippling, especially when a person suffers ...

11.20.2015
New York Law Journal Mentions Four of Our Motor Vehicle Victories

Here at Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP, everything our New York City personal injury attorneys do, they do for our clients. We always want to help people get back on their feet, no matter the lengths and difficulties we have to go through ...

11.19.2015
Notifying Your Employer After a Work-Related Injury

If you should ever suffer a work-related injury in the State of New York, it is imperative that you notify your employer of the injury promptly in order to be eligible to file for a worker’s compensation claim. You must tell your employer in ...

11.13.2015
Tips to Help Drivers Avoid a Truck Accident

We have all seen the massive devastation that a truck accident can create. As these vehicles can carry as much as 40 tons worth of cargo, the weight of an 18-wheeler can do incredible damage in the event of a collision with a smaller vehicle. For ...

11.06.2015
Construction Related Fatalities on the Rise in NY

Recent analysis has shown that it is a dangerous time to be a construction worker in New York. Records indicate that the number of construction related deaths have seen a sharp increase in recent years, jumping from seven fatalities in 2012-2013 to ...

09.29.2015
What to Do After a Car Accident

According to the most recent crash statistics gathered by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, there were close to 305,000 car accidents in the state for the year of 2013. You might be thinking what many people wonder when they read that ...

09.17.2015
Determining the Worth of Your Personal Injury Case

When filing a personal injury claim, a key step of the process is determining the range of damages that you may be entitled to. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be eligible to recover more than you think. This blog can give you a ...

09.10.2015
What is a Mass Tort?

A “mass tort” is a civil case that involves many different plaintiffs who are all suing one or a few defendants for similar reasons. These cases are given their namesake due to the high number of people involved, as well as the common use ...

09.04.2015
New York Senate Fails to Pass Lavern's Law

Lavern’s Law has failed to pass in the New York State Senate. Senate majority leader John J. Flanagan (R) has effectively halted the bill by not allowing it to be voted upon, even though the legislation has gained overwhelming bipartisan ...

08.26.2015
State Senate Unanimously Passes Work Safety Act

Last year, the state senate voted unanimously to pass the Work Safety Act. Sponsored by state Senator Diane Savino, this bill is designed to increase protections for construction workers on New York roads and prevent construction accidents. Those who ...