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How to Prevent Common Construction Site Hazards During the Winter

Construction projects don’t stop simply because it’s cold outside. For New York construction workers, the winter season presents a whole new set of dangers. Find out what these are below, including how a seasoned personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyer can help you during your recovery.  Slip and Fall Accidents on Icy Surfaces Falls in … Continued

Can Seasonal Employees Collect Workers’ Compensation?

It’s that time of year when local businesses start to bring on temporary employees to meet the demands of the holiday season. While full-time employees may be familiar with the options available to them should they ever get injured while on the clock, seasonal employees may be a bit fuzzy on what’s available to them. … Continued

Why Are Motorcycle Accidents So Dangerous in the Fall?

In many areas across the country, the autumn season brings about much to be excited for. The leaves turn beautiful colors, the temperature is enjoyably cooler and holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving provide ample opportunities to relax and spend time with family and friends. Despite all the good things that happen during the autumn season, … Continued

Hurt At Work? Don’t Make These Top 5 Mistakes

There’s nothing worse than getting injured on the clock. Your job is where you go to make money so when you’re suddenly unable to do that, it can create a stressful situation for both you and your loved ones. The workers’ compensation system in New York is a no-fault system, meaning that you deserve to … Continued

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if I’m Working From Home?

When the Coronavirus pandemic first hit New York City, many employers had to temporarily shut their doors, forcing workers to adapt to working from home. In a typical work setting, employees are aware that any injury they sustain on the job will likely qualify for workers’ compensation, but how does it impact those who are … Continued

Who Will Pay for My Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Did you know that one out of every four car accidents are caused by a distracted driver? While technological advancements have made our way of life easier, they’ve unfortunately, made our roadways all the more dangerous. Despite the role that distracted drivers play in car crashes, they are far from the only factor. Alcohol impairment, … Continued

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Road Rage Incident

Mitchell Proner spoke in support of NYC motorcycle riders and called on NY lawmakers and police not to overreact to a highly publicized road rage incident or to let that incident cast all motorcyclists in a bad light.

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Hit and Run

Attorney Mitchell Proner was on hand when the motorist accused of hitting a female jogger on a road in Central Islip appeared in a New York courtroom to answer charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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Ferry Disaster

Attorney Mitchell Proner, an expert on maritime law, spoke about the similarities between the Costa Concordia ferry disaster and the recent Indonesian ferry accident that killed at least 24 people.