Year: 2020

Construction Worker

Attorney Edward Guldi recently won a close decision this week in the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, Third Judicial Department – the second highest level appellate court in the state. The decision could have an impact on how New York Courts evaluate a workers’ compensation claimant’s efforts to find work when […]

Toys

Toy safety guidelines may be stricter than ever; however, over 226,000 children were still treated in hospital emergency rooms for toy-related injuries last year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). That’s approximately one child in the ER every three minutes. At a time when children are spending more time playing at home […]

Linda

On October 4, employees of The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., and their loved ones set out to walk 1.54 miles (for the 1 in 54 children with autism in the U.S.) as part of Autism Speaks New York City Walk. The firm team dedicated their walk to the life of Avonte Oquendo and raised funds to […]

Eye Injury Prevention

The month of October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is proud to play a part in spreading the word on ways to prevent eye injuries in the workplace. As a law firm that’s recovered millions for victims injured in the workplace, we know work-related vision loss can be devastating. To […]

Car on Freeway

Americans are incredibly reliant on their motor vehicles, but all too often fail to grasp the real risks they face whenever they step behind the wheel. Apart from car accidents, drivers also face risks for emergencies that run the gamut from unexpected road closures, traffic delays and time-sensitive evacuations to vehicle breakdowns, poor roadway conditions […]

2020 Scholarship Winner

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is excited to announce that Nazhir Carter has been selected as the winner of our 2020 Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism! Nazhir is a recent graduate from The Colony High School in The Colony, Texas, and is an incoming freshman at Prairie View A&M University. This year we received hundreds […]

On Memorial Day, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that families of frontline public employees who die from COVID-19 would be entitled to benefits typically reserved for those who suffer fatal injuries on the job. Citing the need to do more than simply thank the men and women who brave the line of duty to provide essential […]

National Bike Safety Month- May

The month of May is National Bike Safety Month, and our team at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is happy to support a great initiative that keeps riders safe on local roads – especially as we ease our way into a new normal. As the nation begins to slowly reopen businesses and relax stay-at-home orders amid […]

Doctor with a patient

Unexpected accidents and injuries can upend your life in an instant, but the road to recovery – both physically and financially – can take time. At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we’ve been serving injured victims across New York City since 1980, and have walked hand-in-hand with clients through all aspects of their physical recoveries, and […]

National Electrical Safety Month- May

As a law firm that has built a reputation protecting the rights of construction, trade, and utility workers following preventable injuries and work-related accidents, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is proud to support National Electrical Safety Month! During May, we take an opportunity to recognize how we’ve all come to rely on electricity for our daily […]