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Jun 5
Construction accident lawyer in long island

How Do Injured Workers Receive Benefits? New York laws and regulations require that most employers carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation insurance provides coverage in the event that a covered employee is injured on the job. The purpose of carrying…

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New York City construction workers at a construction site wearing safety equipment to avoid personal injury.

If you work in the construction trades, you know that your job is dangerous.  The construction industry consistently ranks among the leading segments of the economy for work-related injuries and fatalities.  This trend is even more disturbing given recently released…

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Mar 23

$30 Million Lawsuit against City by Crane Collapse Victim

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
long island construction accident lawyer

One of the accident victims who was seriously injured in last month’s Worth Street crane collapse accident has filed a claim against the city for $30 million in compensation, citing a mixture of carelessness, negligence and recklessness by the city…

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Feb 2

Will New York Ever Be Free of Construction Site Accidents?

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
long island construction accident lawyer

A construction worker, yet to be identified, lies critically injured in the hospital after falling 5 stories from a block in Flatiron that was undergoing a condo conversion. When he landed, he was impaled by a steel bar. The building…

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Dec 10
Our New York construction accident lawyers report on a lawsuit aimed at the owner of evacuated Williamsburg apartment building for a scaffolding accident.

A troubled building in Williamsburg that was evacuated by NYC not long before Thanksgiving this year is facing the latest crisis: a personal injury lawsuit brought by a worker on the site for injuries he received during a fall off…

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