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

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 […]

PI Perspectives

Attorney David H. Perecman was recently featured on the latest episode of PI Perspectives, a podcast that explores what it takes to be a successful Private Investigator. Mr. Perecman sat down with Host Matt Spaier to discuss his work as a personal injury attorney and his experience investigating accident claims. The first half of the […]

Research

A personal injury case is an unfamiliar experience for most people, which is why they turn to an attorney to guide them through the process and advocate on their behalf. And while statistics show working with a lawyer helps plaintiffs in accident cases recover 3x more compensation on average than people without representation, not all […]

Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

When spring is in the air, motorcycles are everywhere – which is why NHTSA has designated May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. As a firm that represents injured riders and their families, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., knows motorcyclists face major risks. According to statistics from NHTSA: 5,014 riders and passengers died in motorcycle crashes in […]

National Electrical Safety Month

As a law firm that’s built a reputation for protecting the rights of workers after job-related injuries, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is proud to support National Electrical Safety Month. During the month of May, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) works to reduce the number of electrical accidents by educating the public and key populations […]

Construction Safety Week 2021

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is proud to support Construction Safety Week 2021! Construction Safety Week (May 3 – May 7) is an annual campaign that stresses the importance of prioritizing safety, sound workplace practices, and regulatory compliance in construction. Throughout the week, advocates share resources and strategies to strengthen the industry’s culture of safety. Similar […]

Truck Driver

Commercial trucking and transportation is an essential service for all types of industries, companies, and consumers. However, transporting the products people need has risks. According to an analysis of data from the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics), driving is the deadliest occupation in the nation. Using BLS data from 2016, the analysis found: There were […]

National Ladder Safety Month

This March, the American Ladder Institute (ALI) is celebrating its 5th annual National Ladder Safety Month. The campaign focuses on reducing the number of ladder-related injuries and deaths and ensuring people know how to use ladders safely. Workplace Ladder Injury Statistics Ladders are used by workers in a variety of trades and occupations. Workplace ladder […]