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New York Open Streets

New York City’s Open Streets program may have been launched to provide New Yorkers with more space to follow social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic but growing evidence about its benefits and impact on safety may make it a fixture for the foreseeable future. That’s because initial data show a considerable decline in vehicle […]

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 […]

Avonte Oquendo

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is now accepting applications for our seventh annual Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship! The Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship Fund awards $5,000 to a student who is: Diagnosed on the autism spectrum or who has a close family member living with autism; and Enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college, university, or vocational school in […]

Running in the cold

Whether you’re a die-hard runner who won’t be stopped by the cold or a motorist who shares the road with pedestrians, there’s no better time to brush up on your safety skills. Winter conditions pose considerable risks for runners and drivers alike but taking a few important safety precautions can help keep you and those […]

Drone

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 […]

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The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is pleased to announce that our firm was a proud participant in this year’s Autism Speaks Virtual Walk! Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest fundraising event dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with autism and accelerating the spectrum of solutions for tomorrow. Funds raised through the event help fuel […]

Cold Weather

For workers who perform their jobs outdoors during winter months, or who work in artificially cold environments such as refrigerated areas, cold temperatures can be a major risk factor for injury and illness. In some cases, cold-related hazards can even be fatal. What is Cold Stress? According to the CDC, cold stress refers to the […]

Driving Safety

The holidays pose considerable risks to public safety – especially when it comes to driving. In fact, things like adverse weather, increased traffic, and intoxicated motorists make the holiday season one of the most dangerous times of year to drive. According to NHTSA: All holidays are generally a time of increased travel and traffic deaths. […]

Toy Safety

If you’re in the market for children’s toys this holiday season, whatever you purchase should be safe and appropriate for the little one who’ll receive it. However, given today’s toy-shopping environment, it’s not always easy to identify what is and isn’t safe – especially if you’re shopping online or feeling rushed to act fast and […]