Worksite Accidents & Injuries Archives - Catalano Law

Worksite Accidents & Injuries

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 often “Yes!” But also, “it depends.” Under most circumstances, […]

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Can Construction Contractors Get Workers' Comp in New York?
Can I Still Get Compensation If a Warning Sign Was Posted?

Can I Still Get Compensation If a Warning Sign Was Posted?

If you are hurt on someone else’s property because of a danger or hazard that the property owner knew about or should have known about, […]

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Worksite Safety in Extreme Winter Conditions

As the chill of winter descends upon Central New York and the Southern Tier, safeguarding the well-being of workers braving the bitter cold during their […]

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Do I File a Workers’ Compensation Claim or Sue My Co-Worker if They Caused My Injury?

In 2021, New York workers experienced 125,500 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses while on the job. Of these cases, 81,600 injuries were serious, resulting in […]

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Guide to Preventing Heat-Related Injuries On-the-Job

Heat-related injuries are a serious concern in many workplaces, especially those involving physical labor and outdoor work during the warmer months. Workers in construction, agriculture, […]

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Important Steps to Take When You Get Injured at Work

Workplace injuries can be an unfortunate and unavoidable reality for employees in various industries across Central New York and the Southern Tier. According to the […]

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What Immediate Steps Should I Take After a Workplace Injury?

Workers injured on the job are entitled to workers’ compensation to help with medical bills, missed wages from inability to work, and disability benefits. Taking […]

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Can I Still Collect Workers’ Compensation If I’m Fired or Quit My Job?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 2.2 out of every 100 employees in New York State were injured or became sick from work in […]

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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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What Is a Third-Party Liability Claim in a Construction Accident?

What Is a Third-Party Liability Claim in a Construction Accident?

When an employee is injured at work or while performing work duties, and that injury prevents them from working temporarily or even permanently, they can […]

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