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Joe Stanley

Winter Construction Safety

Winter is a hard time for outdoor work. The many hazards of a construction site increase 10 fold in the winter. Remember to take your time keep warm and keep safe so the projects are completed timely and safely.For more information on this subject, please see our section on Worksite Injuries and Workers Compensation.

Rob Quattrocci

Roofing Injuries – Workers Compensation/Labor Law

Few people are aware that when an injury occurs on a construction site their may be compensation available in addition to Workers Compensation benefits. In New York Labor Law 240(1), 241(6) and 200 have been enacted to protect workers in the event that they are injured while engaged in certain activities.Recently, a roofer fell from a roof located on Erie Blvd. in Syracuse. This type of fall…

Joe Stanley

Construction Safety

Yesterdays roofer death shows how dangerous construction can be.For more information on this subject, please refer to the section on Worksite Injuries and Workers Compensation.

Joe Stanley

Workplace Tragedy

A terrible workplace accident in AuburnA 47-year-old Moravia man was killed this morning when he was pulled onto a conveyor belt at Auburn Metal Processing, a scrap metal plant on North Street Road in Sennett.shows how dangerous a workplace can be. If you notice a problem in your workplace dont be afraid to complain so it will get fixed.For more information on this subject, please refer to the…

Rob Quattrocci

Construction Accidents – Roof – Syracuse

Workers injured on construction sites have workers compensation to pay the lost wages and small portion of their wages (maximum of $400). However, these workers also have an alternate remedy pursuant to the New York Labor Law. Labor Law 240(1) protects workers who fell from a height or were struck by a falling object. Labor Law 241(6) protects workers pursuant to numerous regulations…

Joe Stanley

Construction Site Falls

As The weather worsens construction site become more dangerous. Ice ,water,mud, and snow can make work difficult. The owner of a work site must take reasonable precautions to make a job safe. If a dangerous condition exists make a record of your concerns. If you get hurt document the conditions and the cause of your fall. New York Law gives special protections to those hurt on a construction…

Rob Quattrocci

Workers Compensation – Construction Accidents

If you have ever been injured during your employment you are aware of how frustrating Workers Compensation can be as it takes hearing after hearing to get anything accomplished. However, depending on the particular facts of your case, you may also have a personal injury claim against a responsible third-party. This arises most often in slip and falls where someone other than your employer is…

Joe Stanley

Workers Compensation Reform

As I have discussed previously the law regarding workers compensation benefits in New York Has been changed significantly. In addition to the gradual elimination of lifetime benefits other important changes affecting every injured worker in all situations. It is more important for workers who are injured in car crashes construction sites or in any manner that is caused by someone other than his…

Joe Stanley

Construction Injuries and Worker Protection

We have had several recent situations in which employees working on construction sites have had many difficulties after a worksite injury because of the classification of the employment situation. Employers are increasingly using the independent contractor claim to avoid legal responsibilities. So be careful when you are employed in any capacity. Contact a lawyer to help evaluate what your…

Joe Stanley

Construction Safety

We all need to lookout for construction vehicles and trucks. It is the main construction season especially for roads. Lets avoid construction site accidents of all types.For more information on this subject matter, please refer to the section on Worksite Injuries.