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Monthly Archives: February 2021

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Power Tools Pose a Significant Risk to New York Construction Workers

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

It’s not always easy to determine who is to blame for construction accidents in New York. On the one hand, you might immediately point your finger at a negligent property owner or a contractor who didn’t follow proper safety procedures. In other situations, the culprit may be right under our noses. Faulty power tools… Read More »

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If I Was Jaywalking in New York, Can I Still File an Injury Claim?

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Pedestrian injuries are often some of the most serious when it comes to traffic accidents. While drivers may be protected by a layer of metal, airbags, and various safety technology, pedestrians are completely vulnerable. Regardless of whether you were jaywalking or crossing legally within the crosswalk at an intersection, these injuries can be life-altering…. Read More »

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What Should I Do If I Was Exposed to Toxins on a New York Construction Site?

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

No matter how important a building is, no one should ever be exposed to toxins in order to facilitate its construction. Construction workers in New York may suffer serious health consequences as a result of being exposed to toxins while on the job. In some cases, this exposure is the result of an accident… Read More »

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Brooklyn Construction Accident Results in Terrible Consequences

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Another construction accident in New York has claimed the life of a worker. The accident also severely injured a second worker. Although it’s true that “accidents happen,” someone is usually to blame – at least to some degree. Negligence and carelessness by property owners and third-party contractors can lead to serious consequences for innocent… Read More »

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What Can I Do After Being Injured By Power Tools on a New York Construction Site?

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Day in and day out, millions of construction workers in New York rely on various power tools to get the job done. But what happens when these power tools become defective and cause injuries? Workers may place enormous amounts of trust in the manufacturers of these power tools, assuming that they can depend on… Read More »

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Legal Consequences After 2019 Harlem Construction Accident

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

After more than a year, two workers are finally facing legal consequences for a 2019 accident that killed a construction worker in Harlem. Like so many other accidents in New York, this deadly accident involved faulty scaffolding and a worker’s fall from heights. A wrongful death claim would have allowed the surviving family member… Read More »

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Elevator Injuries in New York Are More Common Than You Think

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

Most of us don’t think twice after stepping into an elevator, and this is a common method of travel in the increasingly vertical layout of New York City. But are elevators really safe? While the elevator injury statistics in the Big Apple are relatively low, there are growing concerns about this seemingly innocuous method… Read More »

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When Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in New York?

By Michael Gunzburg, P.C. |

If you have suffered injuries in a car accident or any other type of incident in New York, you may be wondering whether you are allowed to file a lawsuit. In the state of New York, there are a few thresholds and limitations placed on who can file a lawsuit. It’s important to understand… Read More »

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