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

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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 level of earnings or barely exceed it, they have a higher rate of worker injuries and illnesses. This also holds true when comparisons are made across companies; companies that fall short of predicted earnings or more easily surpass them experience lower rates of worker injuries and illnesses than companies who have...

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Construction Accident Lawyer Discusses Labor Law 240

New York is known for being the only state with Labor Law 240, also known as the Scaffold Law. Construction accident lawyer, Frekhtman & Associates, wants construction workers to be aware of Labor Law 240 in case they are ever hurt on the job due to a scaffold related accident. Labor Law 240 makes the contractor and property owner liable for elevation related accidents. In New York, the contractor and the property owner can be held liable even if the construction worker failed to follow the safety practices. The interpretation of the law by the courts has been to the benefit of...

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