Six workplace injuries and their causes

In New York, an average 209,400 workers annually suffer workplace injuries and illnesses, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. These incidents represent total cases for the state in 2015, the most recent year for which this information is available. These injuries represent 8 percent of the entire state’s workforce and include all injuries for which… read more

Do you have grounds to seek compensation after a truck accident?

If you suffered an injury in a truck accident in New York, you know how serious the effects of this type of collision can be. Due to the immense size and weight of semi trucks, they can cause significant damage when involved in an impact with a smaller, lighter vehicle. Even a low-speed collision can… read more

Trucker rear ends, kills car driver

Most drivers in New York have at some point been next to, behind or directly in front of a semi truck or some other very large commercial vehicle on the road. This experience can often make a person in a regular passenger car feel dwarfed and have a new realization of and appreciation for the… read more

Sleep apnea testing: a waste or a necessity?

Bus accidents, like any vehicle crash, are an inevitable part of driving in New York. Sometimes, simple mistakes can lead to catastrophic incidents, which can then result in injuries and even death. But what if those mistakes were due to inattention of the driver? A large number of bus accidents are due to sleep deprivation… read more

Little-known facts about workplace injuries

When most New York residents think of workplace injuries, construction and oil fields are typically the first industries to come to mind. However, a surprising number of nurses also experience injuries while on the job. While the injuries a nurse experiences may not initially appear as catastrophic as, for example, those caused by a falling… read more