Category: Workplace Accidents

construction worker working on electrical wires with gloves on

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 […]

workers hand under a circular saw holding a piece of wood

Almost nothing can do as much damage to the human body as circular saws. These common workplace machines can cause debilitating injuries that can prevent an individual from returning to work while decreasing their quality of life. At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., our attorneys have over 40 years of experience handling complicated workplace accident claims […]

warehouse worker holding back of shoulder and neck in pain

Injuring your neck or shoulder on the job can result in lasting complications and chronic pain. Workers’ compensation settlements for neck and shoulder injuries may cover the medical care and rehabilitative therapy you need and replace part of your lost wages. Still, they won’t cover the pain and suffering you experience from the injury. In […]

construction worker coughing into hand

Occupational injuries and illnesses can be devastating for workers in any job, but workers’ compensation benefits and personal injury claims can provide much-needed support. Occupational injuries are usually related to a specific incident, such as a slip-and-fall accident. In contrast, occupational illnesses occur when a worker is continuously exposed to toxic chemicals or must perform […]

construction workers working with electrical equipment on jobsite

As a law firm known for helping workers after job-related injuries, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. is proud to support National Electrical Safety Month! Throughout May, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and other trade groups work to educate workers and the public about common electrical risks and essential safety practices. In addition to providing many […]

work zone safety week

April 11-15 is National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), and our team at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is happy to share information to help reduce accident and injury risks in construction zones. Whether you’re a motorist or a worker, we also encourage you to visit to find helpful resources and learn how you can participate in […]

Burn Week

In recognition of National Burn Awareness Week (February 6-12, 2022), The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is sharing educational information to help workers and employers prevent burn injuries on the job. We also want to encourage our friends and followers to visit the American Burn Association’s website to learn more about NBAW and this year’s theme: Burning Issues in the […]


NYC officials think drones could revolutionize the future of building inspections conducted in the City, according to a new report from the New York City Department of Buildings. The drone report was created in response to Local Law 102, which requires the DOB to study the use of drones, or unmanned aircraft systems, for various […]

Top Verdict 2020 Settlements

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is pleased to announce that our firm has secured two of the nation’s 20 largest work accident settlements in 2020, according to published listings from Top Verdict. Our two cases featured in the Top 20 Work Accident Settlements in the U.S. in 2020 list include: $3.325 Million Settlement: A $3.325 million […]


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 […]