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Trump had injured condo worker wait 9 years to collect payout – NY Post

A 2016 article in the New York Post, by Richard Morgan, was entitled, "Trump had injured condo worker wait 9 years to collect payout". Morgan reported that, "A 51-year-old brass polisher badly hurt in 2007 while working at a Trump condo on Manhattan’s East Side had to wait nine years to collect a payout for his injuries because the billionaire developer’s company waited too long to inform its Read More >>

Injured Workers Have Third-Party Option After Work Comp

Work injuries are life-changing and still all too common in America. Injured workers wonder if they will ever return to work, how they will pay for extended care and rehabilitation, and who will pay the bills while they recover.   Workers' Compensation Today, workers’ compensation insurance is available in all 50 states and covers some medical care and lost income. But with workers’ comp Read More >>

Cement Trucker Charged With School Bus Driver’s Death

This action arises out of a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on July 23, 2012.  On that day a cement truck operated by defendant Raymond Ragen struck a Long Island Railroad overpass on Oyster Bay Road in Locust Valley, New York. The cement truck was an oversized vehicle that could not clear the overpass and should not have attempted to do so.  After striking the overpass the cement Read More >>

Construction Accident Law Firm Wins $10 Million Verdict

ORDONEZ V. 346 WEST 17TH STREET, LLC AND TOPFLITE CONTRACTING, LLC NEW YORK COUNTY Jose Ordonez, a 38 year old construction worker was performing asbestos removal on a cherry-picker at a height of 20 feet at a major construction site in New York City in 2007.  The cherry-picker was not properly secured causing Mr. Ordonez to fall to the ground and sustain back and head injuries. Our firm Read More >>

2.4 Million Dollar Settlement for Construction Worker

Juan Carlos Fajardo v. 100 Motor Parkway Associates: Juan Carlos Fajardo, a thirty three year old construction worker, was injured while working on a six foot ladder at a construction site in Hauppauge, New York. Mr. Fajardo was cutting sheetrock on a ceiling at a height of approximately 8 feet when the ladder he was standing on shifted causing him to fall to the ground. As a result of the fall Read More >>

1.6 Million Dollar Settlement for Carpenter Injured in a Fall from Ladder

Gasparri v. Jones Apparel Group and Federated Department Stores: Plaintiff Mario Gasparri recovered 1.6 Million Dollars for injuries sustained to his right arm as a result of a fall from an unsecured ladder while performing renovation work at a Macy’s Department Store. Mr. Gasparri was installing a drop ceiling in an area of the store being refurbished when the six foot ladder he was using to Read More >>