Client Suffers Life-Altering Electrical Injuries, $2.2 Million Dollar Settlement Awarded

When a property’s conditions pose a serious safety risk to those in its vicinity, there must be proper signage and preventative measures in place. Our client was in an Erie, NY building when he suddenly found himself on the ground, unconscious. When he entered the building he had no way of knowing he was in […]

Negligent Building Owners Held Accountable, $1.7 Million Dollar Settlement

Our 61-year-old client was walking her dog outside of a Manhattan apartment complex when she stepped onto broken concrete and fell to the ground. At the time of the fall our client was in sensible walking shoes and was aware of her surroundings. Although she had taken preventative measures to stay safe, sadly the apartment […]

Trucking Company Held Accountable, $1.6 Million Dollar Settlement

When a trucking company fails to ensure the loads on their trucks are secure they put everyone on the road at risk. Our client was traveling on State Highway 390, outside of Gates, when suddenly the tractor-trailer truck in front of her went under an overpass and an unsecured portion of the truck’s load broke […]

Client Suffers Fall Down Injury on the Job, Receives $1.6 Million Dollar Settlement

Our client, a gas company employee, was at a job site when she slipped and fell on black ice.  Although weather conditions in Chautauqua, where the accident took place are often treacherous in the winter, the property owner had not salted or shoveled the area in which our client fell. Due to the carelessness of […]

Carlos’ Law: Proposed Legislation for Construction Worker Safety

Have you heard about the proposed legislation entitled Carlos’ Law?  Well, if you have not, it is a Construction Worker Safety bill that is being championed by Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst),  Sens. Toby Ann Stavisky (D-Flushing) and Tony Avella (D-Bayside), and 4 other co-sponsors.  Carlos’ Law, known officially as S.4373B, would increase fines and […]

New York State Construction Fatalities Are on the Rise

According to NYCOSH’s 2019 “Deadly Skyline” Report, Construction fatalities in New York State are on the rise.  This is due to the fact that construction worksites have dangerous working conditions and worker safety is not a priority.  Employers regularly violate safety regulations and rarely suffer any consequences.  NYCOSH’s “Deadly Skyline” Report also discovered that Construction fatalities have […]

Winter Blood Drive for New York Blood Center

We held our firmwide Blood Drive to benefit the New York Blood Center on February 15, 2019.  Winter storms, frigid temperatures and the wide spread flu are making it harder for the communities of New York and New Jersey to maintain their critical blood supply. Cancelled blood drives and reduced donor turnout through January have resulted […]