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Compensation For Injured Construction Workers

Construction work is the world’s most dangerous profession, with thousands of workers suffering severe and fatal injuries each year. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA,) close to one in five workplace deaths are in the construction industry. Unfortunately, injured workers, and the families of workers that are killed on the job, rarely collect what they’re entitled because of laws that restrict lawsuits against employers. The only way to collect a large amount of compensation is to hire a NYC construction accident lawyer that knows how to make claims under exceptions to the workers compensation law, under labor law and against third parties that were responsible for the accident. What [...]

Free Consultation: What to Expect from the Attorney

Some attorneys offer free consultations to new clients as a way to expand their clients base and to assess whether their firm and the client are a good fit. They are also a great way for clients to begin to understand the legal issues that apply to their matter. To get the most out of a free consultation with a NYC construction accident lawyer, or a Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island or Bronx car accident attorney, it’s important to create a list of questions and to bring all of the paperwork you have about legal matters at hand. Expect Detailed and Useful Information If you’re consulting with a NYC construction accident lawyer, [...]

Distracted Driving Main Cause of Car Accidents in NYC

In NYC, passenger cars and pedestrians compete with Amazon, Freshdirect, Ubers, Lyfts, black cars, yellow taxis and green taxis for their patch of roadway that’s not taken over by a bicycle lane. The background noise of blaring radios, jackhammers and construction doesn’t let you think and the flashing storefront lights cloud your vision. That’s why the best accident attorney in Queens always advises clients to drive defensively. Types of Distracted Driving If you ask a New York City catastrophic injury attorney about what you should do to stay safe, they’ll remind you to slow down and pay more careful attention when driving in bad weather or in crowded urban environments. These [...]

When Should I Call A Divorce Lawyer?

If divorce is in the air, putting off getting legal advice doesn’t make the problem go away. Knowing what you’re entitled to in a divorce can help you decide if it’s best to tell your spouse now or to wait until you’re better prepared financially to make a move. If your spouse has already brought up divorce, they’ve probably already spoken to an attorney, so you need to catch up quickly. Wittenstein & Wittenstein is the top Queens divorce attorney that offers free consultations. Call us at 718-261-8114 to make an appointment. Don’t Sign Anything Presented By Your Spouse One of the oldest tricks in the book is for one spouse [...]

SHOULD I HIRE A LAWYER FOR MY STARTUP?

The biggest mistake any startup can make is cutting corners by using DIY forms to start their business. That’s why most startups will hire an attorney to handle the formation of their business entity, but they often don’t see the need for ongoing legal support. The savviest startups know that being proactive is the best way to protect the hard work they’re putting in their company and that hiring the best business lawyer in Queens to protect and support their budding enterprise is a wise investment. Wittenstein & Wittenstein can help your company get off the ground and provide ongoing support for a reasonable fee. Call 718-261-8114 for a free consultation. Forming [...]

Why Are There So Many Truck Accidents?

Once upon a time, a career as a truck driver paved the way to a solid middle class lifestyle, but changes in the law now leave many hard working drivers impoverished. In addition to the reduced lifestyle expectations, increasing pressure on drivers to work when they’re overtired has caused trucks to be a menace on the road, leading to increasing numbers of tragic deaths for both drivers, other motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. Handling truck accidents lawsuits is extremely complicated due to overlapping state and federal laws, labor regulations and multiple corporate defendants. That’s why it’s important to hire a NYC truck accident attorney with the experience to tackle a complicated truck [...]

How To Avoid Catastrophic Injuries

There simply isn’t any type of transportation that’s completely without risks and even staying home presents hazards. Life would be unbearably boring if we didn’t dare to do much of anything for fear of being injured, so it’s important to get out and take some chances. Catastrophic injuries are life changing events that can severely limit a person’s enjoyment of life, but thankfully they’re extremely rare and there are many ways to avoid them. If you or a family member has sustained a severe injury, it’s important to contact an experienced Queens catastrophic injury attorney as soon as possible to avoid missing deadlines or losing evidence. If the catastrophic injury was caused [...]

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