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January 2014 Archives

Hurt in a New York Construction Accident? Beware of Depression

The time has come to talk about injured construction workers and depression. Construction workers may typically be men and they generally think of themselves as "tough" guys. Yet, assuming we take that to be true, it is important to remember that even the most macho construction workers are people. They have feelings and those feelings can easily lead to depression after a serious New York construction accident.

A Look Back at 2012 to Prevent Future NYC Construction Fatalities

During the last quarter of 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released information about fatal work injuries in New York City during 2012. While we've seen another year come and go since these New York City work fatalities occurred, they are important to review now. We owe it to those who died, to their families, and to current workers, to understand what went wrong and how such accidents and fatalities can be prevented in 2014 and beyond.

Don't Lose Sight of Your Goal After a Construction Cement Eye Injury

Prior to your injury, you knew people who had suffered serious eye injuries. You thought about how difficult blindness, or partial blindness, might be and you sympathized with those who no longer had vision. Yet, you couldn't really understand what their lives were like until you suffered your own cement eye injury on a New York City construction site.

New York Scaffold Law: Pros and Cons

From a young age we are taught that there are two sides to every story, but that doesn't mean that we have to support both sides of every story. Sometimes, as may be the case with the New York scaffold law, it is possible to either support the law as it is or support its amendment or repeal. Before you can make an informed decision about where you stand, however, you need to understand the arguments for and against the current law that allows New York construction workers injured in scaffolding accidents to recover for falls even if they were negligent or caused their own injuries.

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.