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5 Myths About Workers’ Comp

New York construction workers hear so many things about workers’ comp that are simply not true. These lies are spread at worksites throughout the city and when workers start believing them, they miss out on important benefits that can help them when they’re injured. We’re setting the record straight and exposing 5 common myths about...

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Construction Deaths Skyrocketing in New York City

Juan Otoya did not need to work. At age 66, he could have retired from his job as a construction foreman. The father of three sons was working at a construction site last September on the Upper East Side because he wanted to help his wife’s baby brother, a student at Yale University, pay his...

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59 Workers Killed Highlight Roadway Construction Dangers

Hard hats and reflective vests don’t hide the desire of roadway construction workers to get home safely to their families like everyone else. But in 2017 in the United States, 59 construction workers were killed by cars while performing their job duties, according to the National Safety Council. The construction worker roadway accident risk is...

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How Prevalent Are Elevator Accidents in the Construction Industry?

Any job working from heights is bound to be a dangerous one. In order to prevent devastating injuries or death, workers and their employers must follow strict guidelines. Falls from elevator shafts are particularly common in the construction industry. In its latest Quarterly Data Report, the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) reported a...

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The best ideas to avoid accidents involving city pedestrians

The Bronx -- and New York City in general -- have attractions, restaurants and more to offer with every step you take, which brings thousands of pedestrians to the streets of the city at any given moment. More people traversing the streets means more opportunities for danger for those pedestrians. Walking and bicycling are not...

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Bronx Attorneys Discuss Fatal Accidents with Service Vehicles

We see them all over the streets of the Bronx and throughout New York City. Garbage trucks, sand spreaders, dump trucks and other industrial vehicles. They are often known for causing accidents with smaller passenger vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles – especially during the nighttime hours. Service vehicle accidents often happen when drivers are inexperienced, inattentive,...

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Small Construction Firms Have More Fatal Accidents : Our Attorneys Discuss

At Giampa Law, we know that construction in the Bronx and other parts of New York City is a dangerous job. Many of the companies that hire construction workers are relatively small, consisting of fewer than 10 employees.  Even more so than larger companies, many smaller companies are likely to cut corners in order to save money. This includes failing to...

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Bronx Attorneys Discuss the Driving Risks Associated with Winter

Winter in the Bronx and throughout New York City can be brutal. Snow, sleet, and freezing rain can hinder your travel plans or significantly increase your commute time. In most cases, navigating wintery roads takes significant caution.   Snow, slushy, icy roads According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), roughly 24 percent of weather-related auto accidents...

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