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The sooner you hire a New York personal injury attorney, the sooner we can get to work preparing your case. If you wait too long, it could severely restrict the amount of evidence we are able to collect in order to support your claim. Considering the limited amount of time you have to pursue legal […]

It is best to talk to an attorney before giving any written or recorded statements about the accident or your injuries. Insurance adjusters and their investigators are skilled at asking questions that could lead you to say something that could later be used against you. An experienced attorney can protect you from making mistakes that […]

Under New York’s Labor Laws protecting construction workers, general contractors and property owners and, in certain situations, subcontractors, engineers and safety inspectors are responsible for maintaining a safe work environment for construction workers. For many accidents covered by New York Labor Law §§ 240(1) and 241(6), the general contractors and site owners can be found […]

Your ability to file a claim or lawsuit for a construction accident under New York’s Labor Law does not depend on whether you are back to work or not. If you were forced to accept a different position that doesn’t have the same potential for salary increases or advancement due to your injury, or if […]

Construction accident cases often involve complex legal issues. These include determining whether your accident is covered by New York’s special laws protecting construction workers and establishing who is at fault for the accident. Maximizing your compensation from the case can require obtaining the opinions of experts, all of whom are chosen based on their particular […]

When you’re struggling just to pay medical bills and make ends meet, it’s natural to worry about the added expense of hiring a lawyer. The good news is that The Perecman Firm does not charge any fees upfront or out of pocket for our services. You pay nothing during the duration of your case. Instead, […]