Blog Posts in 2016

29 results found. Viewing page 1 of 2. Go to page 1 2   Next
12.27.2016
Do I Have a Wrongful Death Claim?

Losing a family member or loved one is an emotionally devastating experience that can affect you and your entire family for an exceedingly long time. If your loved one was killed in an accident caused by another person, it can add extra pain to know ...

12.20.2016
What to Do About a Concussion

Suffering a concussion can be both painful and difficult to diagnose medically. You may think you simply bumped your head and there's nothing to worry about, but the problem could be serious if you don't take the proper steps or receive ...

12.13.2016
An Injury Free Holiday Season

As the holidays approach, you may be excited about the number of parties or festivities you are invited to. Whether you are headed to a work function or a party with your friends, it is always important to stay safe and aware of your surroundings. ...

11.28.2016
How Does No Fault Insurance Work in NY?

If you have been injured in an accident, you may be able to claim monetary compensation for your damages. How you claim this restitution, however, can depend largely on the type of accident that you were involved in. While injuries such as slip and ...

11.22.2016
Overhead Power Lines Leading to Electrocutions in Construction Industry

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), electrocutions are the second greatest cause of on-the-job deaths in the construction industry and the fifth leading case of all occupational deaths in the United States. While ...

11.21.2016
Can an Illegal Immigrant Receive Workers' Compensation in New York?

A significant number of construction workers throughout the United States are undocumented citizens. Whether due to financial or legal reasons, thousands of immigrants have had a difficult time securing work visas or permanent residency. Make no ...

11.16.2016
Common Accidents in a Construction Zone

People who work on construction sites tend to have an understanding that their job involves some dangers not found in most other professions. However, this does not mean that construction and industrial jobs are necessarily more dangerous than most ...

10.20.2016
The Difference Between a Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation Claim

If you are seeking damages for an injury, you will most likely file a personal injury or worker’s compensation claim. While both claims processes allow people who have been injured in accidents to collect payments for their damages, they are ...

09.29.2016
Toxic Tort Law in New York

A toxic tort case is one in which an individual files a claim or civil lawsuit alleging that they were exposed to a harmful chemical or toxin through no fault of their own. For example, an apartment manager who does not properly check to see that the ...

09.22.2016
The Blame Game Over Worker Deaths in NYC

Tensions continue to mount in the construction accident blame game currently underway in New York as Harco Construction LLC has been found to be responsible for the death of a worker at a non-union site. In April of last year, undocumented laborer ...

08.18.2016
Questions About Workers' Compensation

In New York, as well as around the country, companies are required by law to provide their employees who suffer injuries on the job with worker’s compensation insurance benefits. Workers’ compensation operates on a no-fault system and ...

08.04.2016
Car Accident Statistics

Agencies such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT) keep detailed records on car accidents, injuries, and fatalities within the United States. While these agencies ...

07.25.2016
Fatal Self-Driving Tesla Car Accident

Self-driving cars are the future of automobiles, but that future may be much further away than researchers and engineers were originally anticipating. In late June 2016, a fatal car accident in Florida was allegedly caused by a self-driving Tesla, ...

07.11.2016
Statistics for Teenage Driving Fatalities

Teenage drivers in the United States only make up a small percentage of the total number of motorists on the roads, and yet they are involved in a disproportionately high number of car accidents and car accident fatalities. The Insurance Institute of ...

06.30.2016
Personal Injury FAQ: Concussion Injuries

In the medical world, a concussion is any brain injury that causes a “disruption or interruption” of normal brain functions, usually temporarily so. The science of studying and understanding concussions is still fairly young, though. If ...

29 results found. Viewing page 1 of 2. Go to page 1 2   Next