Cortlandt, NY (May 4, 2019) – Authorities were called to the scene of a fatal work accident that took place when a man was electrocuted on Gallows Hill Road. According to police, the accident took place last Sunday. (more…)
Aurelius, NY (February 14, 2019) – Several emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an electrical fire that broke out at a milk processing plant on Thursday morning, February 14. The incident ultimately injured three workers at the Cayuga Milk Ingredients plant in the town of Aurelius at around 10:20 a.m.
Roslyn, Long Island, NY (February 13, 2019) – A serious accident took place on Wednesday morning, February 13, that severed both legs of a construction worker. Both of the victims’ legs were reported to have been severed below the knees after he was struck by a large steel plate shortly after 8:00 a.m., according to police.
In a new video FAQ, attorney Michael Rose discusses your rights when it comes to reporting an injury or for filing a lawsuit over an injury that occurred while on the job. People are often concerned that their employer may choose to fire them for filing a lawsuit, but as attorney Rose points out, this should not be a concern. There are protections in place for injured workers in New York, and if you’ve been hurt in an accident, you have the right to take legal action without fear of retaliation from your employer.
If you or someone close to you has been hurt in a construction accident, you have the right to seek compensation from your employer’s workers’ comp policy. If they wrongly deny your claim or choose to offer you less than what you should be paid to cover your medical bills and other expenses, an experienced attorney may be able to help you secure the compensation that you need. Contact us at (212) 779-0057 today to find out how we can help you.
In a new video FAQ, attorney David Cheverie discusses how you can tell if you have a personal injury or workers’ compensation claim. Watch the video above or contact us to discuss your case.
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