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Category: Spinal Injuries

July 3, 2017 Back Injuries,Brain Injury,Burn Injury,Catastrophic Injuries,Construction Accidents,Eye Injury Lawyers,Hazardous Materials,Negligent Security,Personal Injury,Personal Injury FAQs,Premises Liability,Scaffold Accidents,Slip and Fall,Spinal Injuries,Workers' Compensation,Wrongful Death

Personal Injury Claims for Construction Workers

As a construction worker, it’s always possible that you might be lightly or badly injured at the site because of a sudden fall or while handling heavy construction equipment. On certain occasions, it has also happened that cranes bearing heavy loads have lost control and dropped heavy items on people, injuring and disabling them permanently… read more

November 24, 2016 Personal Injury,Spinal Injuries

How to Value a Neck Injury Insurance Claim or Settlement

According to researchers, it has been estimated that, as of 2015, there are 12,500 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) annually and between 240,000 and 337,000 people in the United States are currently living with SCI. Extreme sports is one of the main causes of SCI and cause more than 40,000 head and neck… read more

March 30, 2016 Personal Injury,Personal Injury FAQs,Slip and Fall,Spinal Injuries

Repetitive Strain Injury and Personal Injury Claims

Statistics show that repetitive strain injury (RSI), also known as work related upper limb disorders (WRULD), is increasing at an alarming rate in the workplace. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 1.8 million workers are affected by RSI per year. One government study puts the annual RSI cost between $17 billion… read more

February 24, 2016 Car Accidents,Personal Injury,Personal Injury FAQs,Spinal Injuries

Injury Claims for Whiplash after an Accident

“Whiplash” is the common term for the injury and subsequent medical problem that is caused when the neck moves back-and-forth abruptly. This commonly occurs in car accidents. It is likely that you have seen whiplash portrayed in movies and television, usually with the plaintiff’s attorney fitting his client with a neck brace for a fake… read more

January 11, 2016 Construction Accidents,Spinal Injuries

Recovering from Third Parties

Some people think of a work injury case as a very basic equation where a worker simply tries to collect from his or her employer after an accident. However, these types of cases are often a little more complicated than that. There are any number of third parties that may have responsibility in a work… read more

December 16, 2015 Personal Injury,Personal Injury FAQs,Spinal Injuries

Personal Injury: Head and Spinal Injuries

If you happen to be injured in a motor vehicle, you ought to seek immediate medical as well as legal assistance with your first priority to make sure that no added injuries happen. This done, the next step is to consult a New York personal injury lawyer. If head and spinal injuries result from the… read more

December 15, 2015 Construction Accidents,Spinal Injuries

Who Told Who? Labor Law 240 and the Recalcitrant Worker Defense

As we’ve discussed before, New York State labor law provides a relatively broad and expansive set of protections to New York construction workers, especially around certain protected activities that involve working on tall structures. But regardless of the general liability that this rule puts on companies and contractors, there are exclusions, and although some use the… read more

November 6, 2015 Construction Accidents,Slip and Fall,Spinal Injuries

When Slip and Fall Injuries Lead to Back Problems

Back problems are an epidemic for the American population. Millions of Americans suffer from different kinds of back problems due to factors like diet and lifestyle, traumatic impact, bone degeneration and other kinds of wear and tear on the spine. But treatment and diagnosis for these types of conditions tends to lead to rather high… read more

October 26, 2015 Construction Accidents,Personal Injury,Spinal Injuries

Going to the Truck: The Application of NY Labor Law 240

When it comes to New York construction accidents, the outcome is often something that emerges from the details of the case in a complex way. It’s not as easy as just saying “somebody was hurt and they need compensation.” There are many aspects to consider and language in New York State statutes that has to… read more

October 15, 2015 Construction Accidents,Spinal Injuries

Safety in Construction and Public/Private Partnerships

A construction project is often a detailed collaboration between numerous parties. That’s part of what makes construction law so complex. A report, “21st Century Construction/20th Century Construction Law” from the New York City Bar Association’s Construction Law Committee discusses some aspects of modern New York law concerning these elaborate arrangements. To begin, the paper goes… read more