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Wrongful Death: What You Need To Know About Filing A Lawsuit

Losing a loved one is a devastating experience, and it can be even more difficult when the death happened because of negligence or misbehavior. In some cases, the surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit to seek compensation for their…

Electrocution Injuries On Construction Sites

In the United States, the majority of electrocution injuries occur in occupational settings. These injuries can be complex and life-threatening. According to the CDC, electrocution is more common in construction than in all other professions combined. It is one of OSHA’s “focus four” or “fatal…

What Documents Do I Need For My Personal Injury Claim?

If you get injured in an accident, you may face long-lasting trauma and unexpected bills. As a victim, you have three years from the date of the incident to file a claim. Once you set things in motion, documentation plays a crucial role in your…

When Is A Construction Company Liable For A Worker’s Injuries?

A poorly-managed construction site can be a dangerous place to work. Slips, falls, and equipment-related injuries all become more common when managers fail to uphold proper safety standards. This raises the question of who exactly holds liability for injuries that befall construction workers on site.…

3 FAQs About The National Definition For Serious Injuries

Several federal agencies created a national definition states can use to report severe injuries. They made it per the 4th edition of the Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria’s Suspected Serious Injury requirements. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions regarding this definition. 1. Why…

Proving Slip-And-Fall Cases During Icy Conditions

Winter is here, and pedestrians have an increased risk of slipping on ice. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, falls are the leading cause of emergency room visits in the US. Unfortunately, proving a slip-and-fall case is not always easy. To demonstrate the owner’s…

Can A Social Media Rant Impact Your Personal Injury Claim?

Social media is a massive part of modern daily life and culture. When any major event happens in your life, you may feel compelled to share it with your circle by making a post on Facebook, Twitter or TikTok. You have the right to make…

Common Autumn Slip-And-Fall Hazards

As the heat of summer fades, you get to enjoy the cool autumn air and beautiful foliage found in New York State. That cooler weather also comes with new risks for a potential slip-and-fall accident. According to the National Safety Council, 42,114 people died due…

3 Alternatives To A Workers’ Comp Claim For Construction Injuries

Construction sites can be dangerous, and as a construction worker, you face unique risks of injury. Potentially debilitating accidents, such as falls, electrocutions, and burns, are common on construction sites, especially when proper safety features are not in place. New York law requires most businesses…

What Does The Workers’ Compensation Process Look Like?

A workplace accident can suddenly change your daily life on a short or even long-term basis. The injuries you incur can affect your ability to return to work and perform normal daily tasks. The workers’ compensation system can provide benefits to help you recover from…

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