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At Catalano Law, we want to keep you informed. Our blog posts contain up-to-date articles and information that can be helpful in preventing accidents. We also discuss how to handle a personal injury or accident if it happens to you or your family. Here at Catalano Law our clients' health and safety always come first.

The Top 5 Ways Construction Companies Put Their Workers at Risk

Every worksite should prioritize employees’ safety. However, many jobs, especially those in construction, require staff to work near hazardous chemicals, operate heavy machinery, or work […]

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When are Swimming Pools Liable for Injuries?

When are Swimming Pools Liable for Injuries?

Many Americans tragically drown or become injured each year at public swimming pools. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s 2020 report, 42% of non-fatal […]

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What to do if You’re Caught in Bad Weather on a Motorcycle

Riding a motorcycle is one of the most freeing experiences on the road, but it comes with several risks. The inherent dangers of riding a […]

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Do bicyclists have to obey traffic laws?

Do Bicyclists Have to Obey Traffic Laws?

Every year, more people turn to bicycles for commuting. Bikes are cheaper than cars or motorcycles and easier to store. They also keep you healthy […]

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Show Caution When Driving in Work Zones

Construction sites and work zones are necessary for the development of cities and towns. It can be annoying and disruptive to be awoken by jackhammers […]

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Are you always at fault if you rear-end another vehicle?

Are You Always at Fault if You Rear-End Someone?

It is a widely held belief that you are at fault if you rear-end someone in a motor vehicle accident. However, when it comes to […]

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A Guide to New York’s Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Every state in the nation has laws and statutes regarding motorcycle helmets. In many cases, these laws will influence the outcome of personal injury claims […]

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How to Make Yourself More Visible When You’re on a Motorcycle

Motorcycle accidents are common occurrences. New York state saw more than 4,600 motorcycle accidents in 2017 alone. When the driver of a car does not […]

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Can Construction Contractors Get Workers’ Comp in New York?

Can construction workers apply for workers’ comp in New York? The answer to this question is, “probably.” Under most circumstances, New York law requires contractors […]

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Can Construction Contractors Get Workers' Comp in New York?
Do I Have a Concussion?

Do I Have a Concussion?

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that results from head trauma. Almost any accident can cause a concussion, from a slip […]

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