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EP02 S01: Will Covid-19 Impact My Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Trial Stories Podcast

A lot of clients have been asking if I can't go to my doctor because of COVID-19, is it going to hurt my case? [buzzsprout episode='5108413' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS  Full Transcript: Welcome to Trial Stories, an informative discussion of civil justice, with a focus on the human story. I'm your host, Arkady Frekhtman, a New York City trial lawyer, passionate about helping serious injury victims and their families. Hi, good afternoon everyone. I'm here working from home with my daughter, Anastasia. So a lot of clients have been asking if I can't go to my doctor because of COVID-19, is it going...

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Bicycle Accidents Increase as Commuters Avoid Subways & Buses

Bicycle Accidents Increase

Since few people want to ride in an enclosed structure like a subway or bus during the pandemic, many people are dusting off their bikes or buying new ones so they can commuter to work on two wheels. In fact, back in March, between the first day of the month and March 11, Citi Bike (our city’s bicycle ride share program) reported that bike trips rose by 67 percent compared to the same time last year. New York City is rather unique since it has the nation’s largest bicycle lane network -- covering about 1,300 miles. Roughly 500 of those miles...

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Are NYC Construction Sites Adapting to COVID-19 Safety Threats?

Construction Sites Adapting to COVID-19 Safety

Now that most New York City construction sites are active again, they are having to figure out how to safeguard their workers against all COVID-19 health concerns. Back in March, when some workers voiced their fears about inadequate safety precautions, a few major changes were made on some sites. For example, social distancing concerns caused some employers to begin having their workers arrive at staggered start times -- so that large groups of employees would stop showing up and trying to enter the grounds at the same time. Other employers began requiring all employees to stop upon arrival and undergo forehead...

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