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Construction zone accidents in Alabama happen more frequently than many people may believe. When a worker is injured or killed in one of these collisions, workers' compensation insurance benefits typically apply....more
Ronald Bayer fell off an iron beam while working on the construction site of an Illinois warehouse in 2007 and landed head first on the concrete 20 feet below. He sustained severe injuries: paralysis from the chest down and...more
Steven Gorski unwittingly created a legal mess after he was injured on the job in 2006. The construction worker was on site at a construction project in Stockton, CA when a crane operator hit him, causing severe injuries. Mr....more
Every year, more than 164,000 Americans are treated in emergency rooms for ladder-related injuries. Most ladder injuries occur among workmen in the construction industry, with falls from heights accounting for 15% of all...more
When you suffer on-the-job injuries at a construction site, or any other place of employment, the Workers Compensation program can provide important benefits to help you obtain immediate medical treatment. But in certain...more
When you decided to become a construction worker, you knew that it was more dangerous than the typical job. You deserve working conditions that are as safe as possible and an employer who puts your well-being ahead of profit....more
When someone chooses to work construction there is going to be some risk involved, especially when the person is working up on scaffolding. However, employers are still expected to do everything in their power to keep their...more
New York workers’ compensation lawyer David Perecman comments on a construction accident that left a worker critically injured. A piece of concrete fell on the head of the 26-year-old construction worker as he was clearing...more
Gary Gravelin v. Paul Satterfield, et al.
Court of Appeal, First District (November 15, 2011)
This case considered whether homeowners are liable for the injuries of an independent contractor sustained on the...more
Brooklyn construction accident lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, calls for enhanced attention to worker training following a fatal building collapse in Brooklyn.
One construction worker died and four...more
New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman calls for increased safety measures at construction sites following a fatal building collapse.
Last week construction worker Muhamed Kebbeh died when a two-story...more
New York elevator accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the jolting reminder of elevators as potential sources of injuries and deaths.
Two elevator accidents in one week affected both people who work on or near...more
New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on a construction accident that rained scaffolding and bricks onto a MTA bus and sidewalk in Harlem. Eighteen people were injured in the construction accident....more
How many of us kissed our loved ones goodbye today on their or on our ways to work? We say goodbye, and most of never expect that work will be deadly for ourselves or loved ones and that we won't see each other again. Sadly,...more
Two men were injured Tuesday afternoon when a crane collapsed while work was being performed on the Scandia Screamer, a 165 foot tall amusement ride at the Scandia Fun Center in North Highlands. The two men, employees of...more
The recently released Verdict Search’s Top NY Verdicts of 2010 reports that New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman secured the one of the largest New York construction accident verdicts of 2010 with his...more
The recently released Verdict Search’s Top NY Verdicts of 2010 reports that, one of the lawyers at New York construction accident lawyer, David Perecman Perecman’s Firm secured the 12th largest New York construction...more
The recently released Verdict Search’s Top NY Verdicts of 2010 reports that New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman secured the 4th largest New York workplace accident verdict of 2010 with his winning of a case...more
New York construction accident lawyer comments on the construction accident in Port Kent, New York involving an auger. A construction worker died after being pinned down by the large piece of machinery.
A Brooklyn construction worker fell between 35 and 40 feet at the construction site of the Gowanus Canal flushing tunnel.
New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the construction accident and the...more
New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the discovery of a crack in a newly erected crane at the World Trade Center site. The crack was discovered by crane engineers during a required crane...more
New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman, a former chair of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) Construction Accident committee, comments on the construction accident that severed the hand of a...more
In September of last year, two men were installing a sewer pipe at an excavation site in Enterprise, which is in southeast Alabama. The soil was saturated with water, and there no safe means of exit when the wet, heavy soil...more
"I just remember the vivid images of when I was burned, when I looked at myself in the ambulance," said 24-year-old Alex T. of the industrial accident two years ago that left him with deep burns over 65 percent of his...more
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