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Recent Posts in New York Labor Law 240 Category

$1,900,000 Recovered in Mediated Settlement

In a recent case involving a construction worker struck by a fallen object on site, our construction accident attorneys were able to negotiate a substantial settlement to cover the damages suffered as ...
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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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What Happens When an Illegal Worker is Injured on the Job?

According to recent statistics, a significant number of construction workers throughout the United States are undocumented citizens. Whether due to financial or legal reasons, thousands of immigrants ...
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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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Who is Liable Under New York Labor Law 240 & 241?

According to the New York City Buildings Department, approximately 250 construction workers are injured annually while on the job, and another 5 to 20 are involved in fatal accidents. It is for this ...
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Big Business Interests Attempt to Repeal New York's Scaffold Law

New York Labor Law 240, also known as New York's "Scaffold Law," was enacted to prevent any more unnecessary deaths in the construction industry. Since a substantial number of workers ...
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