Category: Workers’ Compensation

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 they […]

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 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 […]

Construction on NY building

On March 5, 2020, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) released its “Deadly Skyline” publication – the organization’s annual, research-based report that details the latest trends and statistics related to fatalities in New York’s construction industry. It’s major takeaway? Construction fatalities decreased statewide, but rates of construction deaths in New York […]

Work Injury Claim Form

When you think of workers’ comp fraud, you might think of an employee faking or exaggerating an injury or illness to get insurance money. In reality, workers, employers, and even health care providers can commit this type of fraudulent activity. Workers’ comp fraud is defined as situations in which “someone willfully makes a false statement […]

Construction on Buildings

In early July, the New York City Department of Buildings released an interactive map that shows the locations of construction sites where workers, supervisors, and others involved in large construction projects must receive site training. The map displays over 8,000 different worksites across NYC. The DOB’s new map is designed to provide greater clarity about […]

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 […]


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 […]

lost wages

Personal injury cases are matters of civil law, and specifically a type of “tort,” which means it’s a legal action arising from a wrongful act (often negligence) that results in liability. The purpose of any personal injury case, whether it’s resolved as a claim filed with an insurance company or a lawsuit filed in civil […]

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Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that can be invaluable for people who suffer injuries or illnesses which arise from performing job-related duties. Although workers’ comp can provide coverage for medical treatment and supplementary lost wages, regardless of who’s at fault, there are situations where injured workers may face barriers to recovering the benefits they […]