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November 2011 Archives

3 Ways to Stay Safe on New York Commuter Rails

Every day you wake up, get yourself ready for work and board the train. It's part of the routine of your workweek. It's something that is commonplace in the Metro New York area, and you probably give little thought to it unless there is a problem.However, before you board the commuter train tomorrow, our New York FELA lawyers want you to be aware of specific dangers for railroad workers and passengers on board the crowded commuter rails of New York and New Jersey.

3 Commuter Rail Dangers
Specifically, we want you to think about:

Hiring a New York Jones Act Attorney May Mean Recovery Without Court

Many injured seamen and maritime workers hire a New York Jones Act attorneybecause they have a legal dispute. They are concerned about their potential recovery, but may have concerns about going to court.While our New York maritime injury lawyers have successfully taken many cases to trial and would not hesitate to do so if it was in the best interest of one of our current clients, we often resolve issues before a trial is necessary.Our experienced New York Jones Act lawyers can encourage settlements by:

Hiring a New York Jones Act Attorney May Mean Recovery Without Court

Many injured seamen and maritime workers hire a New York Jones Act attorneybecause they have a legal dispute. They are concerned about their potential recovery, but may have concerns about going to court.While our New York maritime injury lawyers have successfully taken many cases to trial and would not hesitate to do so if it was in the best interest of one of our current clients, we often resolve issues before a trial is necessary.Our experienced New York Jones Act lawyers can encourage settlements by:

Don't Let a New Jersey Trench Be Your Grave

Since 2003, more than 200 construction workers have died in trench accidents. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), "Unprotected trenches are among the deadliest hazards in the construction industry and the loss of life is devastating..."* Yet, trench accidents are preventable. New Jersey construction workers do not have to die.You can protect yourself from a fatal New Jersey trench accident. OSHA recommends that construction workers working in trenches take the following five steps:

Fighting To Protect What Matters Most

You are not the only one who suffers after a serious accident. Crushing medical bills and lost wages can be devastating to your family for years.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

Speak To An Attorney, Get Help.