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2021 Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism Winner, Louis Godfrey

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is pleased to announce that Louis Godfrey has been selected as the winner of our 2021 Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism. Louis recently graduated from J.L. Mann Academy in Greenville, South Carolina and will be attending Clemson University this fall. Louis’ winning essay on “Adversity and Autism” was an inspiring […]

David Perecman "Lawyer of the Year"

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is pleased to announce that Attorney David H. Perecman has once again been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®! In addition to earning his 15th consecutive selection to the prestigious attorney-ranking publication, Mr. Perecman was additionally recognized as a 2022 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of […]

E-Scooter

E-scooters are a common sight in major metro areas and are helping redefine the way we navigate our cities. But while they’re being embraced in urban locales across the country, there’s real reason to be concerned about the impact on safety. E-scooter accidents have increased dramatically in recent years and, as more cities sign on […]

Roadtrip

Summer vacation is perfect for road tripping in the United States, making now a great time to brush up on summer driving safety tips and, with the pandemic still ongoing , it is also a good idea to review COVID-19 safety precautions. This time of the year is often referred to as the “100 Deadliest […]

Construction

In response to the deaths of 3 construction workers in recent weeks, the New York City Department of Buildings undertook a series of sweeps to penalize unsafe construction sites. Too often, these accidents are completely preventable and are the result of inadequate or missing safety protections on the sites. Part of averting worker deaths and […]

Bus Camera

In the fiscal year running from July 2019 to June 2020, New York City paid over $150 million to the victims of accidents caused by city fleet vehicles. The government is actively working to address this issue. As reported by Streetsblog NYC, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services recently shared its plan to introduce new […]

Fireworks

As COVID-19 restrictions and regulations ease, more and more Americans are ready to celebrate the Fourth of July. Even if a large gathering is beyond your comfort level, the chance to safely get together with friends and family is one many Americans will likely take. However you choose to celebrate this Fourth of July, The […]

Safety Month

June is National Safety Month and The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is happy to share resources to help our clients and communities stay healthy and safe. As part of National Safety Month, the National Safety Council (NSC) designates a specific safety topic for each week in June. These focus features are intended to educate the public […]

Construction

In New York, workers injured on the job are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits regardless of their immigration status. This means undocumented workers have the right to recover benefits for medical treatment and a percentage of their lost income by filing a claim with their employer’s workers’ compensation carrier. Similarly, surviving family members of undocumented […]

cars in city traffic

Summer is one of the most dangerous times of year on U.S. roads – so much so that the months between Memorial Day and Labor Day have become known as the “100 Deadliest Days”. During this time of year, auto accidents and traffic fatalities spike sharply. With millions of Americans expected to hit the road […]