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New York and New Jersey accident attorneys at Hofmann & Schweitzer are dedicated to providing current legal information to help you with your construction, railroad or maritime injury case.


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7/29/2014
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Is the Safety Equipment On Your Boat Safe Enough?

Find out three ways that the safety equipment on your boat may fail and what you need to know if you are injured.

Category: Maritime Law

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7/24/2014
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Facing the Future After a Construction Building Collapse

What will your life be like now? Will you be able to recover and be happy? Learn how to protect yourself after a construction building collapse.

Category: Construction Accident

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7/18/2014
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The Dangers of Ship Grounding Accidents: Will You Recover?

Were you hurt in a ship grounding accident? Find out three dangers of ship grounding accidents and what you can do to protect your possible recovery.

Category: Maritime Law

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7/14/2014
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Could You Be Hurt in a Construction Building Collapse?

How badly can you be hurt in a construction building collapse? What are your rights? How can you find out more about your recovery? Learn the answers here.

Category: Construction Accident

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7/3/2014
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Queens Construction Worker Dies on Job Site

Learn what happened to a Queens construction worker on a Sunnyside construction site last month and why all NYC construction workers should know about it.

Category: Construction Accident

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6/29/2014
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Scary Construction Accident Injures Passerby in Midtown

A strange construction accident happened in midtown last month. Find out the details and why it is an important accident to know about.

Category: Construction Accident

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6/24/2014
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Symptoms of Hypothermia Every Mariner Needs to Know

Do not go to work again, or get on a boat, without knowing the symptoms of hypothermia. Find out here what you need to know and what to do if you’re hurt.

Category: Maritime Law

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6/18/2014
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Diggerland Construction Park Opens in New Jersey

Learn about a new New Jersey construction-themed adventure park

Category: Construction Accident

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6/14/2014
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Why You Need to See Your Maritime Accident Report

Do you need to bother getting a copy of your maritime accident report? Find out why it might be important and what you can do to protect your recovery.

Category: Maritime Law

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6/8/2014
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CDC Releases New Information About Ladder Falls

How big a risk are ladder falls for construction workers in New York City and northern New Jersey? Find out the results of a recent CDC study here.

Category: Construction Accident

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6/3/2014
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What to Do When an Injury at Sea Keeps You Far From Home

Are you in a hospital bed far from your family, friends, and doctors? Learn what to do during this part of your maritime accident injury recovery.

Category: Maritime Law

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5/29/2014
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Don’t Handle Your Commercial Fishing Injury Case Alone

You are suffering injuries from your commercial fishing accident alone, but you don’t have to fight for justice alone. Learn the advantages of getting help.

Category: Maritime Law

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5/24/2014
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Recover From a Delivery Truck Injury on a Construction Site

Did a truck making a delivery at your New Jersey construction site cause you to suffer an injury? Find out what you can do to protect your recovery now.

Category: Construction Accident

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5/18/2014
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How Brain Injuries Can be Prevented at Sea

Learn the common causes of maritime brain injuries, whether they can be prevented, and what to do if you’ve been hurt while you were out on the Atlantic Ocean.

Category: Maritime Law

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5/14/2014
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3 Things You Shouldn’t Believe About Construction Accidents

Don’t believe everything you hear from your employer or his representative. Learn how to avoid getting hurt by construction accident recovery myths.

Category: Construction Accident

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5/8/2014
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What to Do After a NYC Tourist Boat Slip and Fall Injury

Learn what you can do immediately after a NYC tourist boat slip and fall accident, and in the weeks ahead, to protect your possible recovery.

Category: Maritime Law

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5/3/2014
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Don’t Ignore a Headache After a Construction Accident

A headache could be a symptom of a serious injury after a construction accident. Learn what you can do to protect your health and possible recovery.

Category: Construction Accident

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4/29/2014
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Don’t Worry About These 3 Things After Lobster Boat Injury

Have you been entangled by equipment on a commercial lobster boat? You may be hurt, but there are things you shouldn’t have to worry about. Find out more here.

Category: Maritime Law

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4/24/2014
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Are You Ready to Work Again After a NJ Construction Accident?

Don’t go back to work after a New Jersey construction accident until you are ready. Learn how to find out if you may be ready here.

Category: Construction Accident

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4/18/2014
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What to Do if Your Husband Won’t Call a NY Maritime Lawyer

Learn about three ways you can help encourage your husband to call a New York maritime attorney after a New York Harbor tug boat accident injury.

Category: Maritime Law

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4/12/2014
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5 Dangers of Aerial Lifts for Bronx Construction Workers

Before you get on an aerial lift at a Bronx construction site, learn about five dangers and how future aerial lift construction injuries may be prevented.

Category: Construction Accident

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4/5/2014
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Why You Should Accept Help After an Atlantic Fishing Accident

Are you a commercial fisherman who’s been hurt in an Atlantic fishing accident? Find out what to do to help make your life easier during this difficult time.

Category: Maritime Law

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3/29/2014
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What to Do If You’ve Already Talked to a Workers’ Comp Adjuster

Have you already talked to a workers’ comp representative after your construction accident? Don’t miss this post about what to do to protect your recovery.

Category: Construction Accident

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3/24/2014
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What to Do When Another Construction Worker’s Error Causes Your Injury

Have questions about what to do when another construction worker’s error causes you to get hurt? Find out your options and how to get compensation.

Category: Construction Accident

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3/18/2014
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Immediate Steps to Take If You’re Hurt in a Forklift Accident

Have you been hurt by a forklift on construction site? Are you confused about what to do now to protect your recovery? Read here to learn more.

Category: Construction Accident

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