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๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฐ-๐—ฌ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ-๐—ข๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ก๐—ฒ๐˜„ ๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—–๐—ถ๐˜๐˜† ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—”๐—ฐ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜

New York City - A 54-year-old New York City woman was killed in a train accident in the evening of September 11. The tragic incident took place as the victim was walking northbound on the trac...

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Did You Know:
Our Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Queens secured the BIGGEST reported verdict in a cervical cancer case!?

The Supreme Court, Queens County, awarded a $30 million verdict against laboratory and gynecologist for missed diagnosis on Pap smear. which was the largest reported verdic...

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๐—–๐˜†๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜ ๐——๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ต ๐—œ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜ ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—น๐˜†๐—ป

Brooklyn, NY - According to police authorities, a bicyclist died in a crash near the hill at Wellhouse Drive and West Drive inside Prospect Park in Brooklyn when he lost control of his bike o...

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๐—™๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฑ, ๐—ข๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—Ÿ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—œ๐˜€๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ต

Long Island, NY - Four people were killed and one person critically injured from a horrific crash involving a wrong-way driver on Long Islandโ€™s Southern State Parkway at around 5:10 in th...

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Question: How does the Scaffold Law make New York different from other states?

Answer: New York Stateโ€™s legitimate construction industry is virtually the safest in the nation, thanks in large part to the Scaffold Law and other safe construction worksite state laws: Labor Law sections 200 and 241...

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๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿต-๐—ฌ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ-๐—ข๐—น๐—ฑ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—”๐—ณ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—›๐—ถ๐˜-๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ-๐—ฅ๐˜‚๐—ป

Manhattan, NY - A 39-year-old man is in critical condition after a hit-and-run incident that occurred near the intersection of Pearl Street and Avenue of the Finest, near the B...

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๐—•๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ช๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—น๐˜† ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ท๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜๐—ต๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ต

Southampton, NY - Southampton police report that a Boca Raton woman was seriously injured after a car crash that took place on Dune Road at about 7:30 p.m. on September 4. The incident occurre...

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The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found that 33% of all construction fatalities are from falls and another 22% are from being struck by an object. These hazards can be prevented and guarded against under New York Stateโ€™s Scaffold Law.

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๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ผ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐˜†๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—”๐—ณ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—•๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜… ๐—–๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ต

Bronx, NY - A 19-year-old male motorcyclist was seriously injured after his ride crashed early Saturday on Seabury Avenue in Unionport. Police authorities say they are still investigating th...

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3 weeks ago
I was involved in a motor vehicle accident in Brooklyn. I was struck by a truck who injure me permanently. This firm help me throughout the process especially dealing with Jonathan. I am grateful and I would highly recommend to friends and family.
- Matthew B
3 weeks ago
I think itโ€™s safe to say that anyone who has a injury claim at any firm gets frustrated at times. I jumped from firm to firm over the years during my law suit & one thing I could say in all honestly & from experience is.. that Jonathan Urena ( Paralegal in this firm ) was hands down the game changer. One of a few people in this world that would take the time at any given moment to address any concerns or worries that you have. One of a few people that I personally know who speaks & words hold value. I write this to anyone whoโ€™s reading this comment and is on the fence about this firm. Personally Call & make an appointment with Jonathan Urena. - Jesus Paulino
- Jesus P
2 months ago
Jonathan was so professional!!! I loved the way he handled my case. I will recommend him to all my friends and family. Thank you so much dear Jonathan and the lawyers Silberstein, Awad and Miklos. Can not thank you enough.
- Maria M

Queens, NY Construction Injury Lawyer

Anyone who works in the construction industry probably knows the dangers that come with the job. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), one out of 10 construction workers is injured every year on the construction site.

There is a high likelihood of being injured on the job and that is why you need to have a fallback plan should anything happen to you. This will mean looking for the best personal injury attorney Queens, NY. Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C. has professional attorneys who are more than capable of handling construction injury related cases even if it means going to trial.ย ย 

Common Injuriesย ย 

Before you can decide to look for a construction injury attorney, it is important to be aware of some of the common construction-related injuries.ย ย 

According to the CDC, falls constitute about 22% of all the reported construction injuries reported in a year. This makes it the most common injury associated with working on a construction site. Falls can happen off of scaffolding, on floor surfaces, and off of roofs and ladders. It is easy to assume that falling isnโ€™t covered by insurance unless through negligence but it is indeed covered.ย ย 

When it comes to claims, fall-protection is the most violated OSHA standard. It can be confusing how to go about the whole procedure and that is why Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C. is there to help. Working with us gives you access to a specialized attorney who is well conversant with construction injury cases. The other types of injuries that occur on the construction site include:ย ย 

Machine and Equipment Related Accidents
Heavy machinery if left unattended or not carefully operated can cause fatal injuries on the construction site. Mistakes can still happen even if the machines follow the proper safety procedures. A forklift could cause an injury because of a malfunction, or a dumpster could fall unexpectedly. You are entitled to compensation if the accident occurred because the equipment and machinery were not kept in good condition.ย ย 

Falling Objectsย ย 
The construction site will always be prone to falling objects. It can be caused by loosely fitted metal and sometimes the construction materials. Such objects could cause serious damages to the workers even if they are wearing protective gear.ย ย 

Crashed Between Objects
This kind of accident can result in serious injuries and sometimes death. It is highly unlikely for someone to return to the same job if theyโ€™ve experienced such an accident. It can happen when the construction worker is crashed against the wall or between large vehicles. It is important to be vigilant on the construction site by wearing protective and reflective clothing at all times.ย ย 

Preventing Accidents on the Construction Siteย ย 

The best way of preventing accidents is by taking a proactive approach. The staff needs to be educated on the safety measures put in place and also how to operate the machinery. It is also the work of the employer to ensure that the workers are in good health so that mistakes are not made because of being fatigued while on the job.ย ย 

Regular Inspections
This can prevent falls from happening by educating the employees of the different safety restraints. There should be a harness if the project involves being more than six feet off the ground.ย ย 

The ladders should also be up to code standard and can securely manage the load being placed on them. There should be signage warning people of slippery surfaces.ย ย 

Safety Gearย ย 
It is the responsibility of the employer to ensure that the safety gear meets proper standards. This is especially important for helmets and hardhats. This is because they are supposed to prevent head injuries which can be very serious for a person to sustain. As a construction worker, you should also invest in high-quality boots, gloves, and safety glasses.ย ย 

Follow Safety Guidelinesย 
Some people only start taking notice of the safety guidelines after being a victim or going through a scare. Those charts on the wall arenโ€™t for decoration. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the most reported case is back complaints. This because a lot of workers donโ€™t follow the guidelines when it comes to the actual work.ย ย 

What to Do When You You Get Hurt

Once you have gotten the treatment, the next thing you should be looking for is an experienced Queens, NY construction injury attorney to make sure youโ€™re getting the justice that you deserve. This will ensure that you have the money to pay the medical bills and readjust depending on the severity of the injuries. If it is an injury at work, you should make sure that youโ€™re notifying the employer. According to the law, most injury cases should be reported within 7 days after they happen.ย ย 

What Happens After Filing A Claim?

It is important to inform the medical professional that the injury was work-related. This is because the doctor might need to send you to a specific person based on the insurance plan although it rarely happens. Make sure youโ€™re keeping track of the paperwork the moment you first seek medical attention. The medical bills should be properly filed as you will need them when filing for the claim.ย ย 

The next step will be for the insurance provider to open a claim for the benefits. The carrier usually uses the doctorโ€™s report and firsthand information in determining if there is merit in the compensation claim. If the victim qualifies for a compensation, the employer and the insurance provider will come up with an agreement on the amount based on all the contributing and resulting factors. There are occasions where the claims can be denied. If that is the case, you can always seek outside legal counsel.ย ย 

You donโ€™t have to suffer in silence when you know too well that you deserve justice for the pain and anguish that has been caused by an accident. If youโ€™re looking for Queens, NY construction attorneys that will walk with you through the process, donโ€™t hesitate to reach out to Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C.ย ย 

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