Blog Posts in 2017

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12.29.2017
What You Need to Know About OSHA's "Fatal 4" Construction Accidents

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for keeping track of the health and safety of workers across the United States. When there is a serious injury or illness at a business, the owner must report it to OSHA, which ...

12.21.2017
Using the Jones Act in Your Case

The Jones Act is another way to refer to the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, which is a federal law allowing workers at sea to sue their employers for work injuries caused by negligence. If a vessel owner, company, shipmaster, or fellow crew member ...

12.13.2017
3 Things You Need to Know Before Talking to the Insurance Company

Many people understand calling insurance companies might be necessary after an accident. For example, when two cars collide, both drivers will call their own insurance companies to report the incident. In some cases, one driver might call an at-fault ...

12.05.2017
Drowning Accidents: Who Is Responsible?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 10 people die each day from unintentional drowning. Drowning is the 5 th leading cause of unintentional injury death in the country. While some drowning accidents are no one’s ...

11.24.2017
Work Injuries: Should I File a Personal injury or a Workers' Compensation Claim?

When a worker suffers an injury on the job, they can either file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. However, many people do not understand the difference between the two options. Workers’ Compensation If you have ...

11.16.2017
Important Information for Victims of NYC Taxi Cab Accidents

Since taxi cabs comprise a significant portion of the busy traffic in New York City, accidents involving them are quite common. Some drivers are employed by a taxi company, while some taxis are independently owned, which makes it difficult to ...

11.09.2017
What You Need to Know About NY Dog Bite Cases

In New York, the owner or custodian of a “dangerous dog” is liable for medical costs of any injuries the dog causes to a person, a companion animal, or livestock. A dangerous dog is considered on that attacks and injures someone or ...

10.24.2017
Wintertime Injury Hazards To Be Aware Of

As the days and nights become significantly colder in New York, you may anticipate your favorite holidays, winter sports, and the lovely snowfall. However, the winter season is also associated with a higher rate of accidents and injuries related to ...

10.17.2017
Who Can Be Held Responsible for a Construction Accident?

According to New York’s workplace safety laws, construction site owners and contractors are obligated to abide by various safety regulations to avoid construction accidents and injuries. Keep in mind, these laws do not limit the injured worker ...

10.10.2017
Common Driving Habits That Can Cause Car Accidents

Safe driving requires care and focus. But when we do it so often, we can become overconfident and develop bad habits. Dangerous driving behavior can result in devastating collisions, injuries, and fatalities on the road. The following are several bad ...

09.20.2017
How Big of a Problem Is Drug & Alcohol Use Among Truckers?

We all should avoid driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, but the problem is especially troublesome when it comes to commercial truck drivers. Due to the stress associated with their jobs and the long hours needed to haul tens of thousands ...

09.13.2017
Ways That Truck Accidents Are Different From Car Accidents

All motor vehicle accidents are not created equal. But whether you are involved in a car or truck accident, it is imperative to obtain experienced legal representation from a qualified personal injury attorney to recover your entitled compensation. ...

08.15.2017
Common Causes of Car Accidents

Car accidents can be one of the most overwhelming, frightening and stressful experiences a person could experience in life, especially if it results in substantial damage and severe injuries. What makes these type of situations complicated and highly ...

07.31.2017
Why Do Truck Tires Explode?

Semi-trucks are dependent on their tires to work properly perhaps more than any other vehicles on the road. With as many as 18 wheels rolling along simultaneously, big rigs are also the most prone to a blowout. While they may be able to survive and ...

07.24.2017
Aviation Accident Lawsuit Basics

If you have been involved in an aviation accident, especially one involving a commercial airline, any lawsuits that follow will be complex. Aviation accidents can be caused by one of hundreds or even thousands of factors, so determining the cause, ...

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