Category Archives: workplace injuries

Workers’ Compensation Client Experience with Fine, Olin & Anderman:

“I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude for the professional services I have received from the Fine, Olin, and Anderman, LLP firm. In December of 2011, I fell at work needing several major surgeries. My case has required the assistance of a workman’s compensation lawyer. My CSEA representative recommended contacting FOA. […]

OSHA Proposes Over $80K in Fines to Schenectady Recycling Facility

In May of 2015 a worker at Tomra Recycling, a facility located in Schenectady, New York suffered a compound leg fracture after being struck by a forklift. At the time of the incident the worker was operating a baler in a company aisle. According to OSHA the aisle wasn’t wide enough to allow safe passage […]

Construction Work is Getting More Dangerous & Deadly, But Only for Latinos

The risk of dying on the job has increased for Latino construction workers in the recent years, according to a BuzzFeed News analysis. The fatality rate among Latino construction workers rose by 5% after the housing bust bottomed out in 2010. Between 2010 and 2013, the number of fatalities among Latinos in the construction industry […]

Construction Workers Seriously Injured When Brooklyn House Partially Collapses

Eight construction workers were seriously injured last month when they fell from the third floor of a Brooklyn building. The workers were seriously injured while working on a decrepit Brooklyn building. The men fell from the third floor to the first floor on 1916 Prospect Place, according to Fire Department officials. One neighbor says that […]