Personal Injury Lawyers The Bronx, New York


What are my legal rights if I was hurt in an Uber accident?

There are roughly 80,000 rideshare drivers throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Efforts have been made to put a cap on how many rideshare drivers could operate on NYC streets, but a proposal to do so was recently struck down. Many NYC residents rely on rideshares to get from point A to point...

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Can building collapses on Bronx construction sites be prevented?

Safety should always be the first priority at a construction site. In most cases, the horrific accidents we hear about regularly in the Bronx and across New York City are preventable. One incident that occurred in August 2019 is an example of how poor judgment and lack of adequate safety measures can put lives at...

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New York mayor signs law following pedestrian deaths involving garbage trucks

More than 100,000 commercial businesses throughout New York City rely on garbage trucks to haul away the trash and keep our city clean. Garbage trucks, however, have become a nuisance on New York's streets, particularly to pedestrians. For decades, more than 90 different carters crossed paths every night around the city. The sanitation workers responsible...

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How can a lawyer help me after a construction accident?

Getting compensation after a work injury seems straight forward: just fill out the paperwork and receive workers’ comp. Unfortunately, it’s never that easy. There are multiple forms, deadlines, appointments and court appearances. Not to mention the constant battle of keeping your guard up from employers and insurance adjusters that try to downplay your injury to...

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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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