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Earlier this year, a report by the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) found not only that New York construction fatalities are on the rise, but also that many construction companies consistently violate code requirements and regulations….

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On any given day in New York City, more than 300 cranes are operating as the NYC construction boom continues. So says DNAinfo.com, a neighborhood news and information site. They also report that although the Department of Buildings has issued…

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Construction workers in New York City and across the country face a higher risk of developing a musculoskeletal disorder than all other workers combined. So concludes a recent study by the Center for Construction Research and Training. These work-related musculoskeletal…

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According to a recent CBS news report, construction accidents and deaths are on the rise in New York City. “The number of construction workers and the frequency of fatalities has skyrocketed,” says one public advocate seeking to have regulators crack…

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New York considers itself to be a sanctuary city. As The New Yorker explains, this means that New York City leaders, from Mayor Bill de Blasio on down, have pledged to protect their undocumented immigrants. Not surprisingly, the Trump administration…

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According to a recent article in The New York Times, there are over 500,000 undocumented immigrants living in New York City. If you are one of them and recently have been injured in an accident and/or because a doctor or…

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motorcycle

New York City streets and roads can be very deadly places for motorcyclists. According to New York police records, 15 motorcyclists have been killed in accidents so far in 2017, up from 10 during the same time period in 2016….

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premise liability lawsuits

Whenever you go to your workplace, a store, a restaurant, your doctor’s office, a friend’s home, Central Park, or a movie, concert, or sports event, you expect to be safe. You don’t expect to be injured while you’re there or…

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product recalls

Between July 20 and September 13 of 2017, 39 consumer products were recalled in the United States. As listed in Recalls.gov, products included such items as iPhone cases, LED light bulbs, furniture, clothing, ATVs, off-road motorcycles, dish soap and various…

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NURSING HOME ABUSE

Every year many New York families struggle with the difficult decision to place Mom or Dad in a nursing home. When no other option exists for providing the care a parent needs, families spend a great deal of time and…

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