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5 Common Types of Construction Zone Accidents

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 ...
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Who is Liable for a Scaffolding Accident?

It seems that everywhere you turn in New York City, you are going to find a scaffolding somewhere in sight. These makeshift structures are staples to construction sites, industrial jobs, and even ...
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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 ...
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Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan Secures $950,000 Settlement

The legal team at Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP is pleased to announce that we were recently able to secure a $950,000.00 settlement on behalf of an injured construction worker. The victim ...
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Attorney Ilchert Negotiates $1,250,000 Settlement

Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP is proud to announce that Attorney George Ilchert was recently successful in securing a $1,250,000.00 settlement on behalf of his client, J.P.M. The plaintiff ...
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Filing a Civil Lawsuit after a New York Construction Accident

If you were recently injured in a New York construction accident, you may be wondering what steps you should take to secure compensation. While most manual laborers are entitled to workers' ...
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$1,750,000 Jury Verdict Secured on Behalf of Accident Victim

The legal team at Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP is proud to announce that Attorney Dennis A. Breen recently won a $1,750,000.00 jury verdict on behalf of his client, K.H. The 44-year-old ...
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Slip & Falls Pose a More Serious Risk to Construction Workers

As you may know, slip and fall accidents pose a serious risk to the entire American population. Statistics show that nearly 17,000 people suffer fatal injuries in slip and fall accidents each year and ...
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