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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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12/8/2014
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Unusual Construction Accidents Can Have Devastating Effects

The unexpected can result in a fatal construction accident. Learn about one example of how this recently happened in Jersey City.

Category: Construction Accident

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11/30/2014
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Financial Damages Possible After Fall on Deck

Did you hurt your tailbone when you fell on the deck of your commercial fishing boat? Find out what your legal recovery may be and how to protect it here.

Category: Maritime Law

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11/24/2014
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Help Your Spouse Recover From a Construction Ladder Fall TBI

You are an important part of your husband’s recovery. Learn how you can help if he suffered a brain injury after falling off a ladder on a construction site.

Category: Construction Accident

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11/8/2014
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What to Do If You Hurt Your Wrist at Sea

Will you recover from the wrist injury that you suffered at sea? Find out what you can do to protect your recovery if you were hurt in a maritime accident.

Category: Maritime Law

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10/26/2014
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How to Make Your Maritime Injury Recovery Faster

Eager to get a settlement or recovery for the injuries you suffered in a maritime accident? Find out three ways you can help your recovery go faster.

Category: Maritime Law

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10/8/2014
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Are New OSHA Reporting Requirements Important to You?

Could the new OSHA reporting requirements help prevent future construction injuries and fatalities? Find out what the new rule says and how it could help you.

Category: Construction Accident

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10/1/2014
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How Your Cell Phone Is a Safety Tool on a Construction Job

How Your Cell Phone Is a Safety Tool on a Construction Job

Category: Construction Accident

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9/16/2014
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How to Recover for a Maritime Hearing Loss Injury

Will you be able to recover for hearing loss you sustained on your commercial vessel? Find out why you may have been hurt and what to do about it.

Category: Maritime Law

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9/7/2014
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How to Recover From a Construction Accident Back Injury

You should be the one to control your construction accident back injury recovery, but if you do nothing then you will lose that right. Find out what to do here.

Category: Construction Accident

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8/19/2014
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Don’t Forget These Injuries After a Maritime Accident

Learn about three injuries you should talk to your doctor about after a maritime accident and what to do if you suffer from one of these, or other injuries.

Category: Maritime Law

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8/10/2014
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Unusual Construction Accident: Know What to Do

An unusual construction accident doesn’t have to keep you from recovering damages. Find out what you need to know and how to get the recovery you deserve here.

Category: Construction Accident

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8/3/2014
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3 Things to Think About Before You Get on a Fishing Boat

You expect to get back to shore safely, but what if you don’t? Think about these scenarios and have a plan before you go out on an Atlantic fishing boat.

Category: Maritime Law

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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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