Jacob Oresky Breaks Ground on a New Building for His Law Firm

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Jacob Oresky Sponsors the Otto Gonzalez Soccer League

Distributes Uniforms to Start Season Jacob Oresky, Esq., has agreed to sponsor the Otto Gonzalez Soccer League to help New York City children. He started the 2012 season by donating 200 league jerseys. Jacob Oresky met with children from the league and distributed jerseys at the Watson Gleason Playground in the Bronx on September 10, 2012. The Otto Gonzalez Soccer League not only teaches children sportsmanship and physical fitness, but also helps build their self esteem and develop good skills...

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Oresky & Associates, PLLC. Announces Sponsorship of the Otto Gonzalez Soccer League

Oresky & Associates, PLLC. Announces Sponsorship of the Otto Gonzalez Soccer League Jacob Oresky, Esq., the founding member of one of New York City’s most successful personal injury law firms, announced his firm’s sponsorship of the Otto Gonzalez Soccer League for children and adults living in New York City. The firm commenced its relationship with the league by donating 200 soccer league shirts for children who were in need of uniforms for the upcoming season. The league is based in...

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Oresky & Associates, PLLC., Sponsors the COPA Communidades Unidas Soccer Tournament

At Ferry Point Park, Bronx, New York on September 16, 2012 Make the right call, (718) 993-9999, and speak with an experienced accident lawyer or contact our office online to schedule a free consultation.

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Injuries From Falling Objects At Construction Sites

New York Labor Law §240(1) requires owners and general contractors to provide a safe place to work and to protect workers from sustaining injury due to falling objects. The New York Courts have recognized the danger to workers when objects are not properly lifted, lowered, or secured in place to prevent injury. The Courts have held building owners and general contractors 100% liable for injuries suffered by construction workers due to falling objects at a worksite. An injured worker who...

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Accidents On Dangerous Sidewalks

New York City Administrative Code §7-210 requires property owners in the five boroughs to maintain abutting sidewalks in a reasonably safe condition to prevent injury. The New York Courts have held that cracked, broken, and uneven sidewalks are unsafe and pose a risk of injury to pedestrians. The Administrative Code requires property owners to repair cracked, broken, and uneven sidewalks around their property to prevent injury to anyone walking on the sidewalk. The Courts have held property owners, such as...

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Hazardous Openings At Construction Sites

New York Labor Law §240(1) requires owners and general contractors to provide a safe place to work and protect workers from sustaining injury due to certain types of hazards while engaged in construction. This includes protecting workers from falls through unprotected and unguarded openings in the floor at the worksite causing injury. The New York Courts have recognized the obvious risk of injury when working near an open hole in the floor. The Courts have held building owners and general...

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New York Construction Site Injuries-Electrical Shock and Electrocution

Under New York law, owners and general contractors on construction projects have a duty to take certain precautions to minimize the risk of injury due to electrical shock or exposure to electrical current. §200 of the New York state labor laws mandates that owners and general contractors provide a safe environment for construction workers and visitors, and imposes liability for any injuries sustained because of failure to meet this obligation. The statute imposes absolute liability for any injuries suffered, which...

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Law Office of Oresky & Associates, PLLC. to Receive Sponsorship Award

For Honduras Unidos Championship Soccer Team Club Deportivo Potrerillos Bronx, NY – The law firm Oresky & Associates, PLLC. with offices throughout New York City will receive an award for sponsoring the Honduras Unidos soccer league championship team Club Deportivo Potrerillos at a team championship dinner Friday, December 30, 2011 at 9pm at Union La Rincoena restaurant located at 586 East 161st Street, Bronx, NY. Make the right call, (718) 993-9999, and speak with an experienced accident lawyer or contact...

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New York Scaffolding and Ladder Accidents-Injuries Caused by Improperly Secured Devices

Under the New York statutes protecting construction workers from job-related accidents, owners and general contractors are required to “furnish or erect…scaffolding, hoists. stays…and other devices” to provide protection to workers employed in “erection, demolition, repairing, altering, painting, cleaning or pointing a building or structure.” New York Labor Law § 240 (1) imposes absolute liability on contractors and owners for any injuries that result from violation of the law. Accordingly, if you have been injured because a contractor or owner has...

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New York Scaffolding and Ladder Accidents-Injuries Caused by Improper Hoisting

Under the New York State laws protecting construction workers from “on the job” accidents, owners and general contractors have a duty to “furnish or erect…scaffolding, hoists. stays…and other devices” to provide protection to workers employed in “erection, demolition, repairing, altering, painting, cleaning or pointing a building or structure.” The New York courts have specifically addressed situations where construction workers have been hurt because of the absence or inadequacy of hoisting equipment. Under Labor Law § 240 (1), contractors and owners...

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New York Construction Site Injuries-What if You Fail to Follow a Safety Instruction?

New York labor law imposes absolute liability on owners or general contractors at construction sites, requiring that they “furnish or erect…scaffolding, hoists. stays…and other devices” to provide protection to workers employed in “erection, demolition, repairing, altering, painting, cleaning or pointing a building or structure.” The law also requires owners or general contractors to take other steps to protect the safety of workers, including keeping a job site free of debris or other objects that can lead to injury (See Labor...

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Construction Site Building Accidents, Injuries to Workers and Pedestrians

Construction sites pose many risks for workers and bystanders. Many times during construction, demolition or renovation a structure may unexpectedly collapse, causing serious injury or even death. This may result from poor planning, failure to take necessary safety precautions, design, use of inadequate or defective building materials, or from the negligence of general contractors or subcontractors engaged in the work. When you or a loved one has been hurt because of a construction accident, including the collapse of a structure,...

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Accident Victims Can Recover From Hit & Run Car Accidents

Each year thousands of New York State residents become the innocent victims of hit & run car accidents. The hit and run car having fled the scene causes the innocent accident victim to believe that he or she is left without any recourse. Who is going to pay for the hospital bills? Who is going to pay for the accident victim=s lost wages and other incidental needs? Who is going to compensate the accident victim for his personal injuries? The...

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Choosing The Right Lawyer

by Jacob Oresky, Esq. I wanted to take this opportunity to advise my trusted clients that many accident victims are falling victim to dishonest and unethical doctors and lawyers offering cash or quick settlements. Most often these dishonest professionals end up cheating their clients, and provide poor legal and medical services. Some of them end up in prison and/or lose their licenses. I am certain that you must know an accident victim that was approached at the scene of an...

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