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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?

By Kohn Law Firm |

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

By Kohn Law Firm |

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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Hidden Injuries to Watch Out For After a Car Accident

By Kohn Law Firm |

If you have been injured in a car crash, or you suspect you may have been injured, it is extremely important that you see a doctor immediately.  For the sake of recovering any damages for your injuries, it helps to have medical records documenting your injuries as soon as possible after the accident, foreclosing… Read More »

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How Long Does it Take to Get a Settlement From a Car Accident?

By Kohn Law Firm |

If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, dealing with the time, stress, and hassle of a drawn-out personal injury matter is likely the last thing you want to deal with.  You have medical bills and appointments, lost wages and other work-related issues, car repairs, and any number of other things to… Read More »

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How Much do Personal Injury Attorneys Charge In New York?

By Kohn Law Firm |

After an accident, people may want to contact an attorney to investigate a claim or file a lawsuit, but they are concerned with the cost of hiring a lawyer.  However, New York City personal injury lawyers typically take cases on a “contingency” basis — this means that you pay nothing out of pocket.  Instead,… Read More »

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Can I Sue if I Was a Passenger in a Car Accident?

By Kohn Law Firm |

Thousands of passengers are severely injured in New York car accidents every year. After these accidents, these victims want to know: Can I bring a lawsuit to recover for my injuries? Who should be the target of my lawsuit? A talented New York personal injury lawyer can help you both identify the appropriate parties… Read More »

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How Long do I have to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in New York?

By Kohn Law Firm |

Personal injury lawsuits span more than just car accidents or slip-and-fall accidents. Construction accidents, product defects, medical malpractice, and any other incident in which someone is injured as a result of another person’s negligent or reckless behavior fall under the gamut of personal injury. If you are injured by someone else’s conduct, you must… Read More »

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Who Pays for the Damage in a Car Accident in New York?

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If you have been involved in a car accident in New York, you are likely facing a multitude of bills and other financial damages. Who is responsible for paying for your damages? In New York, the answer depends on the type of damages you are claiming. As we have previously discussed, New York follows… Read More »

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