Author: The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.

Drones

Though once viewed by many as a consumer novelty, drones have become an increasingly promising technology with widespread applications. The construction industry, for example, has seen a 239% increase in drone use year over year – the most of any other commercial sector. The reasons for the rise of drones in construction is clear. Their […]

2022 Best Law Firms

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is pleased to announce that we have been selected to the latest U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list! U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” is one of the legal industry’s most recognized ranking publications. As part of its purely peer-review selection process, “Best Law Firms” scores […]

OSHA

OSHA is a federal government agency that oversees workplace safety. And while employers and workers alike are generally familiar with OSHA and some of the rules enforced by the agency, not all workers understand how OSHA can play a role in workers’ compensation or civil personal injury cases that arise from a work-related accident. In […]

driving

October 17-23, 2021 is National Teen Driver Safety Week, an observance that confronts the grim reality of teen driving and encourages parents to take action. Now in its 14th year, National Teen Driver Safety Week works to raise awareness about how our youngest and most inexperienced motorists are more likely to be involved in fatal […]

Safety First

October is National Protect Your Hearing Month and National Eye Injury Prevention Month! As a firm that’s fought for victims of workplace and construction accidents since 1983, our team at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., knows hearing and vision injuries can create a lifetime of challenges. That’s why we’re proud to spread the word about protecting […]

Fire Prevention Week

As Fire Prevention Week (October 3-9, 2021) comes to a close, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., wants to remind everyone that they have the power to prevent tragedies in the home or workplace. Established in 1925 by President Calvin Coolidge, Fire Prevention Week is the longest-running public health observance in the U.S. In addition to prevention […]

Construction Shed

Scaffolding and construction sheds are a common sight in New York City, but for many businesses and residents, they’re also an eyesore. Thanks to a new trend sweeping the city, however, these visually unappealing structures are being transformed into modern art installations. As reported by the NY Times, developers and companies in the U.S. scaffolding […]

construction site

Earlier this year, the NYC Department of Buildings announced that it would be mobilizing inspectors to crack down on construction safety violations at work sites across the city following a string of worker deaths. According to Commissioner Melanie E. La Rocca, the sweeps were part of the DOB’s “Zero Tolerance” enforcement campaign and focused on […]

OSHA 10 Certification

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. is proud to announce that all 10 of our attorneys have completed the OSHA 10-hour training and certification program through the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH). OSHA 10-hour training teaches essential safety and health information to workers in construction and general industry. The programs address workers’ rights, […]

Rideshare App

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has voiced his concern about state laws that allow rideshare drivers to carry auto liability insurance well below the needs of injured victims when traveling in the city. As reported by Streetsblog, de Blasio said low minimum liability insurance requirements for Uber and Lyft taxis unfairly affect victims whose crashes […]