Year: 2022

4 Myths About Filing a New York Personal Injury Claim

Posted On December 19, 2022 In Personal injury

After being injured in an unexpected accident, victims typically feel frustrated, confused, and unsure of their next steps. Unfortunately, many misconceptions about filing a personal injury lawsuit can make victims reluctant to pursue compensation for their accident, including for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical expenses, and other damages.

How Inclement Weather Affects a Car Accident Claim

Posted On December 14, 2022 In Car Accidents

While car accidents occur all too frequently on New York’s busy streets and highways, collisions become even more common during inclement weather. Hazardous weather conditions such as ice, fog, or heavy rain can make roads slick and less visible. When driving in these conditions, it is essential to exercise extra caution to avoid accidents.

Scaffolding Hazards: What You Need to Know

Posted On December 9, 2022 In Construction Accidents

Construction sites are dangerous, especially in New York City. Thanks to long standing rules and laws, owners, contractors, and employers are obligated to provide a reasonably safe and secure work environment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other oversight bodies mandate that owners and construction companies follow specific safety protocols to protect workers and visitors on a construction site.

How a Witness Can Help Your New York Injury Claim

Posted On December 4, 2022 In Personal injury

Whether you suffered injuries in a vehicle accident, a slip-and-fall, or another type of accident, obtaining evidence is vital for a New York injury claim. Proving negligence is complex, and having eyewitness testimony can help support your claim and tip the scales in your favor in establishing the liability of the other party or parties.

Can Anxiety and Stress Be Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Posted On November 20, 2022 In Personal injury

Many individuals experience stress at work through endless emails, challenging customers, and tight deadlines. However, there are some instances where workplace stress becomes extreme and causes employees to suffer from mental health conditions. While many assume that workers’ compensation solely covers physical injuries, it can also cover certain mental illnesses or injuries caused by work-related stress.