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What Are the Most Common Types of Construction Accidents?

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Construction is an essential industry but also a dangerous one. Construction regularly accounts for most workplace injuries and fatalities per capita each year. Below, we discuss some of the most common construction site injuries. Call a zealous New York construction accident attorney if you or a family member has been injured on a construction… Read More »

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Does Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Case?

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Social media is a pervasive part of our daily lives. Over the past few years, we have been conditioned to share every intimate detail of our lives and update our friends, family, and followers about ourselves and important life events. When it comes to a personal injury case, however, social media can be devastating…. Read More »

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Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths in the United States. Experts estimate that as many as 225,000 people die every year from some form of medical malpractice. Read on for a discussion of the most common types of malpractice committed by medical professionals in New York and nationwide, and… Read More »

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What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident in New York

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If you slip on a wet floor at a grocery store and break your arm, you are entitled to compensation for your injury. Regardless of whether you are at a private residence, a business open to the public, or an office building, you have the right to damages when you are hurt as a… Read More »

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How to Prevent Accidents at Construction Sites in New York

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According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), construction fatalities and injuries are, for the most part, preventable. Every year, over a thousand construction workers are killed in a variety of accidents. These fatalities are even more tragic when realizing that incidents such as falls (which kill over 300 construction workers each year)… Read More »

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What to Do in a Car Crash

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Getting into a car wreck is a jarring, scary experience. It can be difficult to keep a clear head and think of what to do just after the crash. Below, the New York car accident attorneys at Rusk, Wadlin, Heppner & Martuscello, LLP, identify important steps to take after an accident to protect your… Read More »

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Traffic Down in New York Due to Coronavirus, but Traffic Deaths Remain High

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has had a number of unexpected effects on life in New York and across the country. The shelter-in-place orders have been effective at stemming the spread of the novel coronavirus but have had significant effects on businesses and individual income statewide. One silver lining that has arisen: With no need… Read More »

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How Does COVID-19 Impact My Personal Injury Case?

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has derailed just about every facet of society. New York has been hit worse than most other locations. As a result, the state, and many cities, have put in place lockdown orders preventing many businesses and government buildings from admitting nonessential personnel. In most cities, in-person court proceedings have been… Read More »

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

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Many jobs cause employees to perform constant, physically strenuous work, day in and day out. Regular physical exertion can lead to injury, requiring medical treatment and time spent away from work. When an injury is a condition that develops over time, it can be difficult to prove that the situation was caused by the… Read More »

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What Are the New York Seat Belt laws?

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New York is a “comparative negligence” state. That means that personal injury plaintiffs who are partially responsible for their injuries may have their damages award reduced by their percentage of fault. For example, if an injured plaintiff was violating a safety law or regulation by texting while driving when they are injured by someone… Read More »

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