Category: General

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 […]

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, […]

Work Injury Claim Form

Being injured on the job can jeopardize your financial well-being just as much as your health. From concerns over time off and lost income to confusion over who pays for needed medical care, there are many questions on the minds of injured workers and their families. At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we receive many of […]

National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, and our team at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., want to do our part in sharing resources and information to help our clients and communities stay healthy, happy, and safe. As it does each year, the National Safety Council designates each week in June with a specific safety topic. This year’s […]


New York looked much different in 1885 than it does today. A year when the (still copper) Statute of Liberty first arrived in New York Harbor and long before skyscrapers shaped the City we know and love, New York’s tallest building was Wall Street’s Trinity Church, which at the top of its spire measured 281 […]

Construction Industry Sees Rise in Fatal Elevator Accidents

Known for its high-rise apartments and skyscrapers, New York City sees its fair share of elevator-related accidents involving the general public, as well as accidents involving workers who use elevators in the course of performing job-related duties. According to a new statistical analysis, workers in the construction industry are injured and killed more frequently in […]

Autism Awareness Month

April 2nd is World Autism Day, a United Nations’ designated day of observance which kicks off an entire month dedicated to spreading awareness, promoting education, and gathering support for Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is proud to continue our support for these great initiatives, and help spread the word! World Autism Awareness Day / […]

Bergen Family Center’s 2018 Wish for the Holidays Toy Drive

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is a proud supporter of the Bergen Family Center’s 2018 Wish for the Holidays Toy Drive! Bergen Family Center is the oldest continuously operating family service agency in the county, funneling over 92% of the income it generates directly into community-focused programs for children, teens, adults, and families. Its mission rests […]


The brand-new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge partially opened to the public early in the morning on Saturday, August 26. For now, only the northbound section of the Thruway will lead drivers to the new bridge, while southbound traffic will continue to use the Tappan Zee Bridge until the fall when it moves over to the […]

Construction Worker

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) withdrew from their position on the board of the Gateway Program, a nearly $24 billion project to add a second rail underneath the Hudson River on Friday, June 30. The project looks to double the rail capacity between New York and New Jersey, something that will help address […]