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Tripped at Work: Your Rights

June 23, 2013

Matt washes dishes at a busy and successful restaurant in the heart of a NYC neighborhood.  He works long hours, so he’s always grateful for the stress mats that are placed in front of the sink.  The mats protect his feet from the hard, industrial tile while the holes in the mat allow for any […]

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What is Workers Compensation?

May 23, 2013

The foundation of workers compensation laws is to provide protection for employees who are injured on the job. Employees who are disabled or injured as a result of a workplace injury are provided with monetary awards. When the workers compensation claim is approved, the number of cases proceeding to trial is limited, reducing the burden […]

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Injured On A Construction Site?

May 15, 2013

Construction sites are hotbeds for workplace accidents. Construction is both a physically exhausting and dangerous job at times. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the year 2010 alone there were nearly 800 deaths as a result of construction site accidents. The deaths from these types of incidents actually make up approximately 20% of […]

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