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Construction worker killed in accident in Fishkill

TOWN OF FISHKILL, NY – A man was killed in a construction accident in the hamlet of Glenham early Wednesday morning, the Mid Hudson News reports. Town of Fishkill Police say that the accident occurred at a construction site near Old Town Road and Washington Avenue at around 7 a.m., when an unnamed 38-year-old man was crushed under a heavy piece of equipment. Emergency responders were unsuccessful in their attempts to treat the victim at the scene. Town of Fishkill Police,...

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Top 10 Common Workplace Injuries

Virtually any type of injury can occur in the workplace or while performing your job. However, certain injuries are more common than others. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are the top 10 most common workplace injuries: Sprains and strains led the most common workplace injury list by a wide margin, accounting for more than 1/3 of work related injuries, including workplace accidents involving strenuous work such as truck loading and heavy lifting. Bruises and contusions...

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Joshua Goldblatt, Esq. of the Firm Receives A $1,943,000 Verdict From A Brooklyn Jury

Jacob Oresky, Esq. is proud to announce that on April 4, 2017 trial attorney Joshua Goldblatt, Esq. of the firm received a $1,943,000 verdict from a Brooklyn jury in favor of his client, a nursing home worker, that was injured in an ambulance accident while transporting a resident. The client suffered a knee injury with arthroscopic surgery along with neck, back and shoulder injuries as a result of the accident. The insurance company prior to the jury’s verdict had offered...

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10 Tips to Avoid Being Injured at Work

Whether you work in an office or at a construction site, safety should be your number one priority. Oresky & Associates, PLLC. would like to give you the following safety tips: Be Aware Of Your Surroundings – Know the particular hazards of your job or workplace. Once you’ve learned these risks, you are able to keep clear of potential hazardous areas, and potential hazardous situations. Keep Correct Posture To Protect Your Back – If you work sitting down, keep your...

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Check List To Follow For On The Job Accidents

All too often people are injured in work accidents. Every day workers suffer broken arms, broken legs, injured necks and backs, as well as other injuries due to on the job accidents. On the job safety is very important to prevent trips and falls on debris, falls from scaffolds, and ladders, and other types of accidents. Very few people are prepared for the impact of a work accident, lost wages, medical bills and the possibility of not being able to...

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Why Tragic Accidents in the Workplace Call for a Compassionate and Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

The work environment can be a very dangerous one. Unfortunately, the Bronx was reminded of this fact again on August 5, 2014, when a contractor of the Metropolitan Transit Authority was crushed by a 2,700-pound battery and died. According to the Daily News, the contractor was unloading a crate containing a battery from a truck at the Throgs Neck Expressway facility when the crate fell off the back of the truck and crushed him. As this man’s family members understandably...

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How You Can Recover Full Compensation for Workplace Accidents with a Trusted Attorney

On June 10, 2014, a forklift accident in the Midwood section of Brooklyn killed a 22-year-old worker, Gustavo Tapia. CBS New York reports that the victim was attempting to push the forklift, which another employee was operating, up a ramp when it rolled back and pinned him to a wall. The investigation is ongoing, but the incident is a stark reminder of the importance of workplace safety. If you or your loved one has been injured in a workplace accident,...

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Injuries from Workplace Electrocutions & Explosions

A construction site is an inherently dangerous environment. The risk of injury from a variety of sources is great, including injuries caused by electrocutions and explosions. A general contractor or subcontractor may fail to properly locate live electrical lines or gas lines before excavating. Live electrical lines or gas lines may be damaged posing a high risk of injury to the workers during the course of construction at the job site. A worker operating a heavy piece of machinery could...

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When Third Parties are to Blame for Injuries at Work

Workers’ compensation benefits cover workers injured on the job every day. But these benefits don’t cover all the damages caused by an accident. In cases where a third party, one who is not the worker’s employer, was negligent and caused the injury, the worker may be able to pursue a cause of action against that party, in addition to filing a workers compensation claim. Third party negligence claims can involve: Other drivers: Workers driving in the course of their employment and...

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Five Steps to Take If You’ve Been Injured on the Job

If you have been injured on the job, you have rights under New York law for compensation and to have your medical bills paid. Here are some suggestions to protect your rights if you are injured on the job. 1) Report the injury to your employer. You will have forms to fill out that will ask about the details of your injury and the circumstances of the accident. Fill it out as completely and as honestly as you can. This...

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