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Work Accidents: Everything you need to know

Accidents happen every day around us, and work accidents are no less frequent. From car accidents moving from one spot to another during work hours, construction accidents, all the way to illnesses due to repetitive work or exposure to dangerous chemicals, there are a thousand reasons why you could have an injury or health issue … Continued

Work-related risks for construction workers you need to know

Construction workers are dedicated to building, demolishing, and renovating large structures such as houses, office buildings, factories, hospitals, bridges, etc. They can do a ton of different types of work, from cleaning hazardous waste to installing the electricity system in a whole building. Construction’s occupations may vary from carpenters, electricians, labourers, maintenance workers, painters, plumbers, … Continued

Help! This is My First Time Filing a Personal Injury Claim

If you’ve stumbled across this page, chances are you’re looking for information on how to get started with your personal injury claim. And chances are, you probably wouldn’t be thinking of filing unless it was really necessary. You’re out of work. You’re dealing with expensive medical bills. Just trying to deal with the insurance company … Continued

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

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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.