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Workers Fall From Scaffold Into Wet Concrete After Building Collapse

July 31, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Sometimes, construction workers face the harrowing prospect of a building collapse in the course of their work. One of the dangers of construction work is a fall from a ladder or scaffold. Innocent bystanders may be victims as well. Depending upon the circumstances, workers comp and/or personal injury statutes may …

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NYC Construction Accident Attorney Discusses Common Welding & Burn Injuries Suffered on Construction Sites

July 27, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Highly trained and experienced welders can suffer serious burn injuries while working on construction sites when sparks and spatter (hot metal) start flying explains a NYC construction accident attorney. Supervisors must regularly remind welders to always wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and keep an electrical fire extinguisher (Class C) nearby. …

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Car Accident Lawyers Examine Driving While High (DWH) on Marijuana

July 25, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

The possible link between marijuana use and auto accidents is important to explore explain New York City car accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. A 2016 Gallup poll estimates that one out of every eight adults in the US currently uses marijuana, while 43% have reported trying the …

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NYC Construction Site Accident Law Firm Discusses Safety Tips for Decreasing Scaffolding Accidents

July 24, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

The U. S Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that over two million American employees regularly work on scaffolds while handling various building and construction projects. As they balance themselves on these elevated, temporary work platforms, about 4,500 employees are injured and another 50 lose their lives due to …

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Pedestrian Accident Lawyers Discuss Times Square Tragedy

July 14, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Times Square is one of the most visited places in the world explain New York City pedestrian accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. In fact, the Times Square Alliance says that more than 300,000 visitors come to the iconic spot in the heart of Manhattan every day. On …

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NYC Elder Abuse Lawyers Discuss Warning Signs of New York Elder & Nursing Home Abuse

July 13, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

The most obvious signs of elder abuse often include facial and bodily bruises, broken or fractured bones, bedsores, and malnutrition. However, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) provides a far more comprehensive definition of “elder abuse” on its website. In general, all grossly disrespectful, negligent and thoughtless treatment of the …

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Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer Discusses I-87 Wreck Involving Two Big Rigs

July 12, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Two semi tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 87 in upstate New York states a tractor trailer accident lawyer. Authorities say both trucks were northbound between Exits 18 and 19 when the crash happened. Semi Rear-ends Another A 28-year-old trucker from New Milford, Pennsylvania, was operating a 2005 Volvo tractor-trailer when it …

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Bus Accident Lawyers Discuss Two Bus-truck Crashes

July 11, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Multiple injuries often occur when two kinds of large commercial vehicles – buses and trucks – are in traffic accidents explain the bus accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. These are typically major accidents, because buses often carry dozens of passengers, and large trucks frequently wreak havoc due …

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Avoiding a Bicycle Accident : Tips for Motorcylists and Bicyclists

July 6, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

On June 17, an 80-year-old cyclist was killed when he was struck by a charter bus in the Chelsea section of Manhattan explains a NYC bicycle accident attorney. Unfortunately, he was the second cyclist struck and killed by a bus in the Chelsea neighborhood in the same week. Sadly, these two men were the …

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NYC Burn Injury Attorneys Discuss Illegal Fireworks Linked to a Bronx Fire

July 5, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Every year, people ignore the fact that it’s illegal for average citizens to set off fireworks in New York City explains one of the NYC burn injury attorneys at the F&A injury law firm. Only qualified adults who have obtained proper permits can purchase and display fireworks in most counties, …

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Construction Accident Lawyer Discusses Wind Turbine Accidents

July 1, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

On Tuesday, April 18, a crane accident at a Vermont wind farm killed the operator. This tragic event drew attention to the hazards inherent in wind turbine construction and maintenance. The growth of wind energy has quickly accelerated in recent years. In 2016, wind turbines generated about 5.5 percent of all electrical …

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Queens Construction Accident Attorney: Roof Collapse Occurs After Crane Delivery

June 30, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

New York City crane accidents keep happening on a regular basis explains a Queens construction accident attorney at the F&A injury law firm in Forest Hills, Queens. Given the hectic pace involving the construction of new skyscrapers and the constant renovation work being done on older homes and office buildings, …

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NY Crane Accident Attorneys Discuss a Recent Multi-Million Dollar Jury Award and Other Accidents

June 29, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Crane safety is a key issue in the construction industry explains Arkady Frekhtman, one of the NY crane accident attorneys at the F&A construction injury law firm in Manhattan. Cranes that tower over skyscrapers, bridges and other structures are essential to the building process. Given the size and weight of …

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Dozens Injured in New York City Subway Derailment Accident By NYC Train Accident Lawyers

June 28, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

Many subway commuters already anxious about all the delays they often endure were further panicked on June 27, 2017, when the “A” subway train derailed mid-morning near the 125th Street station in Harlem explains one of the NYC train accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. Witnesses said they …

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New York Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer Discusses Steel Beams Hitting Cars

June 28, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

An accident on Route 17 near Fairview Avenue in Paramus, New Jersey, began with a disabled semi tractor-trailer in traffic explains a New York tractor trailer accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm. Steel Beams Break Loose The 63-year-old driver told authorities that his truck’s brakes locked up in …

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NYC Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney Examines The Challenges of Evaluating The Psychological Effects of TBI

June 23, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects an organ that not only controls our entire body but also defines who we are as people – our personality, emotions, and thoughts explains a NYC traumatic brain injury attorney. The immediate symptoms of TBIs are fairly well-established. There’s loss of consciousness, with the …

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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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