If You are Injured on the Job

If you are accidentally injured at your place of work and in the course of your employment, Workers Compensation guarantees you medical care and cash benefits. These benefits are paid by your employer’s insurance carrier. Workers Compensation is considered the exclusive remedy for workplace injury and, in general, you cannot sue your employer or a […]

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The American Workplace: Hazardous to Life and Health?

According to data released by the U.S, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of work-related deaths in 2010 remained roughly the same as in 2009. There is some good news in the private construction sector, where workplace fatalities declined 10 percent from 2009 to 2010 and 40 percent since 2003. Fatal falls are down 42 […]

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Police Misconduct in the News

Complaints of police misconduct in the New York area are on the rise. Criminal cases involving police officers in 2011 included indictments or convictions for ticket-fixing, planting drugs on people, false arrest, warehouse robbery and gun smuggling. Reports of citizen harassment by police have also resulted in several high-profile lawsuits. Recently, the New York Civil Liberties […]

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The New Addiction: Gadgetry and Distracted Driving

It began in the mid-1980s with the car phone, marketed as the must-have automobile accessory and status symbol for the elite. In 1985, there were 340,000 wireless customers. Ten years later, as phones become sleeker and less expensive, there were 34 million. By 2008, cell phone industry revenues reached $148 billion. Today’s car manufacturers know […]

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Welcome to our New York Personal Injury– Plaintiff Law Blog

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to highlight local stories, as well as national subject matter, that we think you will find interesting. We will regularly update this blog and encourage you to share your thoughts on these posts. About Us If you […]

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