Slip and Fall Accident in the Workplace: A Case Study

In 2014, one in five workplace accidents took place on a construction site (source). Despite dozens of codes, regulations and laws companies are required to follow; construction sites naturally expose workers to what the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) calls the “Fatal Four.” Electrocution, struck by object, stuck between objects and, with the highest […]

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Construction Worker Injured on the Job | Queens Construction Accident Attorneys

Queens construction site accidents are unfortunately all too common, and can sometimes lead to devastating injuries for workers. Without proper representation, these workers may not receive the compensation they deserve. People work honest jobs in order to earn for the important things in their lives. People are motivated by a lot of things – perhaps […]

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NYC University Custodian Slips and Falls While at Work

The Queens NY personal injury attorneys at the Orlow Firm represented a custodian who slipped and fell while cleaning the bathroom at a university due to a persistent leak from the ceiling. She tore ligaments in her knee which required surgery to repair. We secured her an award of $200,000 for her pain and suffering. If you’re injured in […]

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Undocumented workers have extra challenges after accidents

When a roofer at a development site in New York fell from the top of the building several years ago, his injuries were as serious as one would expect. He needed four surgeries and three hospitalizations and suffered substantial disabilities as a result of the workplace accident. Ordinarily, the worker could expect to seek workers’ […]

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Can undocumented workers receive workers’ compensation?

If you are an undocumented worker who has been injured on the job, you may have mounting medical bills and other expenses to pay. You may also be worried about how you will pay your expenses when you are away from work. While many states do not allow undocumented workers to receive workers’ compensation benefits, […]

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