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Common Causes & Injuries for Slip and Fall Accidents

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Slip and falls can be dangerous and deadly. Falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries and hospital admissions for people aged 65 and older, and they are the leading cause of injury-related deaths for elderly Americans. Each year, over eight million people visit emergency rooms across the country as a result of falls…. Read More »

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Injuries from Rear-End Collision: Back and Neck Pain

By Kohn Law Firm |

Rear-end collisions are among the most common types of car accidents. They can happen when someone makes a sudden stop due to a hazard, when a driver is not paying attention and fails to see a stop sign or stoplight coming up ahead, or even when someone is careless in a garage or parking… Read More »

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Employer Responsibilities During Coronavirus Pandemic

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on. New York City has done a better job than other metropolitan areas in enforcing social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, allowing for businesses to begin safely reopening. If you are an essential employee, or if your place of business is reopening as part of the next phase,… Read More »

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Failure of an Employer to Provide a Safe Work Environment During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Kohn Law Firm |

As states across the country start to gradually lift shutdown orders and permit reopening, and as essential workers continue to put themselves at risk to provide necessities for everyone else, it is vitally important for employers to make sure that their employees are safe. Employers have a responsibility to their workers to provide them… Read More »

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What are the PPE Regulations for Employees and Employers in New York?

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The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to rage, and most businesses remain closed for the duration. As some essential businesses stay open and a piecemeal rollout of other companies appears on the horizon, questions arise about the potential liability of business owners, should their employees contract the illness in the workplace. Below, we provide an… Read More »

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When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?

By Kohn Law Firm |

If you were involved in a car accident, you might be concerned about adding the extra headache and hassle of hiring a lawyer, filing a lawsuit, etc. While you can legally handle a car accident claim on your own, if your case involved anything other than a minor fender-bender and a bit of property… Read More »

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Why is the New York Scaffold Law Important?

By Kohn Law Firm |

New York Labor Law section 240 provides protections for construction workers and others who work from high places such as roofs, ladders, and scaffolding. The law, known as the Scaffold Law or Scaffold Safety Law, was established to safeguard construction workers who were finding themselves facing increasing dangers while working at ever-greater heights. Continue… Read More »

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What are the Causes of Construction Accidents?

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Construction is one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S. Construction workers have one of the highest rates of worker fatalities. Thousands of construction workers are injured or killed on the job every year, and many civilians are injured on worksites when they walk, bike, or drive by or through construction sites. Read… Read More »

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The Most Common Construction Accidents

By Kohn Law Firm |

For any resident of New York City, construction is a daily part of your life.  The City is constantly being built up, fixed, and rebuilt.  Construction is, however, a dangerous job.  Construction workers put themselves at constant risk daily to make our City better for everyone else.  According to NYC health officials, over 27… Read More »

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Guide to Personal Injury Protection (PIP) in New York

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New York’s fault system for car accidents is unlike many other states.  In many states, if you are injured in a car crash, you can sue the at-fault driver and/or their insurance company to recover for your property damage, medical bills, wages lost due to time away from work, etc.  In New York, there… Read More »

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