THE “EGG SHELL” PLAINTIFF Aggravation/Exacerbation vs. Precipitation Victor, a laborer at a construction site, was hammering a nail into concrete. When he hit the nail it rebounded and struck him in the left eye. Victor lost the sight of that eye. But here’s the twist – because of a childhood disease, Victor had no useful [...]
Construction injuries can be the result of a lack of safety equipment such as hardhats, protective goggles, face shields, debris nets, and protective guards on tools and machinery. Improper use of tools and equipment as well as lack of training can also cause injuries.
construction sites are usually occupied by numerous employers (contractors, subcontractors) at a time. Often, one of these third parties will be the cause of an injury to a non-employee who is working for someone else on the site.
When Mike Levine of RGLZ Personal Injury Law decided he wanted to give a holiday gift of sweatshirts for construction workers on Long Island this past December, we thought that we were doing something great. When we saw and heard the kind words from the recipients, nothing could have made us happier. And we never [...]
RGLZ Personal Injury Law has a long history of winning cases for injured workers. It’s one of our hallmarks. But we also pride ourselves on the connection we have to our clients, and our ability to empathize with the everyday hardships these people confront in a tough line of work. And so this past December, [...]
Construction accident cases are expensive, and sometimes quite difficult to prosecute. The amount of experts needed, as well as the time necessary to see things through makes for a fairly challenging proposition. RGLZ has the expertise and resources that you can count on to make sure any construction case is [...]
Construction is dangerous work. As a matter of fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s some of the most dangerous work there is; ranking well within the top 10 most dangerous professions in America. Workers clock in every morning with a firm knowledge of this truth. Thankfully New York’s [...]
Written by Michael Levine In my decades of practice, I’ve worked on countless cases involving union members and their families. Whether it’s construction, ironwork, rail work, or any number of other types of infrastructure work, they all share the commonality of having some element of danger to them. The people doing [...]