Blog Posts in February, 2013

  • 26-Feb-2013

    Teens Injured on the Job

    Working teenagers are being injured at a rate twice as high as adults, according to a recent report. Young people could be required to perform work duties that put them at risk, and this fact is not known until the accident has already occurred. ...
  • 19-Feb-2013

    New York Appeals Court Claims Workers Comp. Rules are Binding

    A recent case went to the New York Court of Appeals when a construction worker petitioned for compensation from his company after he suffered an injury in 2003. The man was considered disabled for three years before he was totally recovered and was ...
  • 18-Feb-2013

    Recent Case Results from Katz Leidman Grossman Wolfe & Freund

    The respected New York Workers' Compensation law firm Katz Leidman Grossman Wolfe & Freund has been serving the communities of New York City, the Bronx, Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island for over 50 years in work-related injury ...
  • 13-Feb-2013

    Elevator Worker Suffers Electric Shock Injuries

    An unidentified man working on an elevator in a luxury apartment building in Murray Hill was badly shocked while on the job. The location of the building was near E. 34 th and Madison Avenue, and took place in the afternoon of January 31, 2013. EMS ...
  • 8-Feb-2013

    Denied Claims: Workers' Compensation in New York

    When a workers' compensation claim is denied, it can be of great concern to the injured worker, as well as the family who counts upon the income to survive. There is a possibility of a denial, particularly if an insurance company disputes the ...
  • 6-Feb-2013

    Roofing Contractor Faces Expensive Fines for Negligence

    Construction workers and roofing installation workers are among some of the most at-risk employees in the United States. Often these workers are faced with dangerous situations and they need to take precautions in order to avoid injuries and ...
  • 1-Feb-2013

    Worker Killed on Construction Site in Queens

    Construction workers face very serious dangers on a daily basis, and an unexpected accident often leads to catastrophic injuries or death. This was the case on January 29, 2013, when a construction worker fell through the floor and hit his head while ...