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NYC Construction Site Accident Lawyer Points Out Dangers of High-Pressure Work Environments

June 21, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

When companies feel pressured to meet certain goals, such as an important deadline or a specific level of earnings, they can wind up compromising worker safety. The Harvard Business Review recently reported a study evaluating companies that feel pressured to meet analysts’ earnings predictions. When companies just meet the predicted …

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TBI Lawyers Discuss Common Head Injuries Suffered in Serious Falls & Auto Accidents

June 20, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Whether you suffered a powerful blow to your head during a serious workplace fall, an auto accident — or while enjoying your favorite sport — always seek out medical help right away explains New York City TBI lawyer at the F&A injury law firm. Far too often, people assume they’re …

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NFL Concussion Lawyers Discuss the Settlement’s August 2017 Deadline

June 20, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

On February 8, 2017, the enrollment period began for former National Football League (NFL) players seeking compensation under the league’s concussion settlement. During the first three days, more than 3,000 retired players signed up to seek payouts using a sliding scale that considers variables like age and years played. Judge …

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Tractor Trailer Accident Attorney Discusses Fatal Hit-and-run Near George Washington Bridge

June 19, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Relative to most passenger vehicles, semi tractor-trailers are huge says New York City tractor trailer accident attorney Arkady Frekhtman of the F&A injury law firm. Big rigs with loaded trailers can weigh as much as 80,000 pounds. So-called turnpike doubles with two 48-ft trailers are particularly imposing, especially when truckers …

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Beware of New York Playground Amputation Injuries & Other Risks Warns NYC Playground Accident Lawyer

June 17, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Few product recalls strike fear into parents’ hearts more than the one issued this past year concerning the defective playground slides that caused two children to suffer amputated fingers explains NYC playground accident lawyer Arkady Frekhtman of the F&A injury law firm. The Pennsylvania-based company Playworld Systems had to recall approximately …

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Bike Crash Lawyers Discuss $4.8M Settlement Paid To Cyclist Injured on City Sidewalk

June 14, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

In 2014, Clifford Brown launched 28-feet in a bike crash in San Diego that left him with several missing teeth, torn ligaments, and brain damage according to Arkady Frekhtman, one of the bike crash lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. He blamed the crash on a poorly kept section …

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Too Many NY Forklift Accidents Raise Safety Concerns Explain New York City Work Accident Attorneys

June 13, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

During the first six months of 2017, at least two more forklift accidents occurred says Arkady Frekhtman, one of the New York City work accident attorneys at the F&A injury law firm in Manhattan. In February, a 28-year-old Queens construction worker lost his life while operating one. He was basically …

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NYC Motorcycle Accident Lawyers: Reasons to Hire an Attorney After Being Injured in an Motorcycle Accident

June 12, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Motorcycles can be one of the greatest, and most exhilarating, ways to get around explains one of the NYC motorcycle accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. Whether you are taking a ride along the coast, or you are merely going to and from work, motorcycles can be a …

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Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Tips for Avoiding a Distracted Driving Accident

June 9, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

For many people, their cell phones are never far from them, even while they are driving explains a NYC car accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm. Unfortunately, some drivers use their phones to text a friend or otherwise engage in distracted driving behavior while driving. This distracted driving …

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NYC Work Accident Lawyers Discuss Worksite Amputation Hazards

June 8, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Moving machine parts constantly pose a serious amputation threat to workers on construction sites and elsewhere explain NYC work accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. For this reason, all workers must be trained to properly turn on and off all machines before working on them for any purpose. …

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New York Construction Site Accident Lawyers Discuss Building Stairway Accidents in the Workplace

June 5, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Given the constant pressure to quickly erect all new business and residential skyscrapers, it’s a wonder that stairway injury and fatality statistics aren’t even higher. One study indicates that during one year alone, over eight million people required medical treatment for fall-related injuries. Furthermore, the National Safety Council and the …

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Traumatic Brain Injury Patients:  New Hope for Memory Problems

June 2, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

  Each year, more Americans are forced to struggle with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) sustained due to workplace falls, car accidents, and other dangerous events. Eager to heal, these individuals diligently pursue new treatments and learn all they can about new research studies that may one day help them improve …

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NYC Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Discuss Safety for Riders This Spring

May 26, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

As most motorcycle riders will tell you, few moments in life can match the absolute joy and sense of freedom you’ll experience while riding your Harley Davidson or other bike on a beautiful New York day. Of course, be sure to always exercise great caution while riding on busy city …

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Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer Discusses Long Island Wreck Involving Semi Truck

May 25, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

An accident in the Long Island community of Farmingdale involved a semi tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle explains a New York tractor trailer accident lawyer. Vehicle Turning Left at Intersection News 12 reported that witnesses said that a semi eastbound on Route 109 struck a Toyota RAV4 as it turned …

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Available Safety Technology Could Reduce Catastrophic Injuries Explains New York Semi Truck Accident Attorney

May 23, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

It happens all too often. A semi tractor-trailer crashes into vehicles that have slowed down because of a construction zone, traffic jam or for another reason explains a New York semi truck accident attorney at the F&A injury law firm. Some of these rear-end collisions set off chain reaction wrecks. …

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NYC Pedestrian Knockdown Injury Lawyers Explain How to Stay Prepared for Sudden Accidents

May 22, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

On Thursday, May 18th, 2017, chaos erupted among New York City pedestrians walking through Times Square when a vehicle suddenly lunged onto a sidewalk explain NYC pedestrian knockdown injury lawyers at the F&A accident law firm in Manhattan. Within seconds, it struck and killed an 18-year-old Michigan woman and injured …

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Brooklyn Construction Accident Leads to Criminal Charges Including Homicide

May 19, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Although workers’ compensation laws provide benefits when work accidents happen, it is small solace when a loved one suffers permanent injury or is killed on the job. When particularly egregious conduct causes injury or death, criminal charges may follow. This happened recently when prosecutors charged a construction company owner in …

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When Will New York City’s Next Gas Leak Explosion Occur ? Analysis from NYC Burn Injury Lawyer

May 18, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Every few months, media outlets report another fatal gas leak somewhere in America that winds up causing a business building or home to explode. Recently, a Firestone, Colorado house exploded killing two people. That event occurred after an abandoned gas pipeline leaked out into the soil – finally making its …

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