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November 2012 Archives

New York & New Jersey Construction Worker Safety After Hurricane Sandy

Last month, our New York and New Jersey construction accident lawyers experienced the horrors of Hurricane Sandy along with all of those in the tri-state region. Many parts of our area are devastated. More importantly, many people in our states are devastated. It is a natural disaster unlike any that has occurred in our lifetimes, and one that we hope never to see repeated.

5 People Who May Help You After a NY Construction Spinal Cord Injury

Your emergency room doctor may have made the initial diagnosis, but how are you going to get the long-term help that you need if you have suffered a spinal cord injury after a construction accident? Where are you going to turn, and who is going to help you get the help that need?

3 Things NY and NJ Construction Workers Should Know About Work Zones

If you are a New York or New Jersey construction worker who works in roadway work zones then you deserve to know the facts. You deserve to know how dangerous your job is so that you and your employer can take the necessary precautions to keep you safe. You also deserve to stay safe and to know how to contact an experienced New York construction accident injury lawyer if you are hurt.

NYC Construction Spending to Increase - Will Safety Be Effected?

New York City construction spending is expected to hit a four year high in 2012. According to the New York Building Congress, construction spending is expected to top $30 billion for the first time since 2008, and spending is expected to be 9% higher than it was in 2011. At the same time, construction employment in New York fell by 0.06% to the lowest levels since 1998. Increased building costs, better technology and worker productivity are cited as reasons for the discrepancy between building spending and hiring.

Is Your Vessel Seaworthy?

As a seaman you have the right to expect that the vessel furnished by your employer is safe. In maritime legal terms, seaworthiness is an important aspect of vessel safety. It seems simple to say that a vessel should be seaworthy, but how do you know if your vessel is seaworthy? According to established maritime law, you should consider:

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.