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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…

3 Common Causes Of Boating Accidents

Both the warmer and colder months bring ample opportunity for enjoying the refreshing spray of open waters from in the waters themselves, along the shores and on the decks of boats. However, an increase in people making recreational use of lakes also means an increase…

Did Your Construction Injury Involve A Negligent Third Party?

If you are a construction worker, you know how complicated the job site can be. You likely work with employees and managers from several different companies, and you might also work with different types of heavy equipment. If you experience an injury on the job,…

3 Tips To Drive Safely Near Semi-Trucks

Collisions with semi-trucks often cause devastating injuries and death due to their massive size and weight. While all drivers owe a duty to each other to drive as safely as possible, there are steps all drivers should take when driving near semi-trucks to help avoid…

What To Do If You Are Injured In An Accident With A Trucker

If you are in a motor vehicle wreck with a tractor-trailer, chances are you or someone else affected sustained injuries. In fact, according to statistics, 74% of fatal vehicle accidents involve a large truck. You may not know who is responsible for crashes involving truckers,…

How Does The No-Fault Rule Work In New York?

You may have heard that New York has a no-fault car insurance system. This means that in most instances if you are in a motor vehicle accident, you cannot recover damages from the other party for injuries. However, you can still recover funds from the…

Common Misunderstandings About Construction Site Accidents

One desire of every construction site manager is a reduction of injuries. Misunderstandings about why they occur hinder us from pursuing this commendable goal. Thousands of construction site accidents happen every year. Clearing up certain misconceptions is bound to lower this figure. Misunderstandings about construction…

Falls Are The Leading Cause Of Death On Construction Sites

Working in construction in New York involves certain risks, and some of the most notable risks you face in your line of work involve falls. Falls have become the leading cause of death in construction, leading employers and safety advocates to question what they might…

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