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"Damages" in an Injury Lawsuit: An Introduction for Lay People
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Bringing a Lawsuit to Find Out What Happened and Why
Subrogation: Piggyback Claims by Health Insurers in Injury Lawsuits
Who Can Sue the U.S. Government for Injuries? A Legal Primer
Why Secret Settlements of Injury Lawsuits Are Bad (for Everyone but the Defendant)
How Big Tobacco Handles Lawsuits -- Attrition and Wait for Deaths
The Evolution of Informed Consent in U.S. Courts
How Auto Defects Can Cause Passenger Injury
What patients misunderstand about their right of informed consent
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Attorney Client Privilege
Proximate Cause - An Important Practice Tip for Personal Injury Lawyers
Understanding Supplemental Spousal Liability Insurance in NY
The Integrated and Coordinated Approach to Title IX Compliance
Superman's Legal Duty
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 8,000 American employees are injured on the job every day. Some of these injuries are relatively minor, requiring only a short recovery period....more
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Employer Liability Policies & Worker’s Compensation – Although decedent-employee’s estate had standing as a judgment creditor to sue the tortfeasor-employer’s liability insurer for breach of...more
Today, New York's highest court issued a decision that affects an injured worker's right to compensation under Labor Law Section 240, an absolute liability statute feared by many New York property owners and their contractors...more
In light of the fact that the NC Senate is preparing to vote on a recently-passed House bill, it is appropriate to revisit one topic that may be addressed by the Senate in the coming days. The House passed Senate Bill 112...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
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
OSHA requirements regarding first aid, and analysis of reasons a company should use to decide whether or not to have trained first aid providers....more
With unemployment in Nevada at an all-time high, construction workers who are injured on the job are afraid to report and file workers’ compensation claims. However, those who delay and then discover that they have a serious...more
In Privette v. Superior Court (1993) 5 Cal 4th 689, the California Supreme Court held that the hirer of a contractor cannot be vicariously liable for on the job injuries sustained by a contractor's employee resulting from a...more
We recently filed suit against Turner Construction Company on behalf of an East Lyme man who was injured in a construction accident in New Haven on August 21, 2009. The man, a welder employed by one of Turner's...more
So you’re in an accident; you’re hurt. You’re unprepared, you’re frightened. Maybe you were in a car accident: the other car ran a stop sign; ran a red light; rear-ended your vehicle; made a left turn in front of you. Maybe...more
What are the eight things you should know about pursuing an injury claim? Read this article and arm yourself with information about what to do if you have an accident....more
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