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Construction Accidents

Collapsing Roof Case – Bronx County 2021

On the day of the accident, plaintiff was working with approximately six (6) co-workers performing demolition work on the roof. His foreman instructed plaintiff and his partner to go up to the roof and begin removing the demolished debris and loading it in the dumpster outside.

Explosion Accident Lawyer
Construction Accidents

Explosion Accident Lawyer

The Platta Law Firm won a $1,650,000 settlement for a worker injured when the floor sealant he was using ignited and exploded causing him to sustain burns which required skin grafts. Despite his being burned when the sealant ignited, he bravely grabbed the bucket of sealant and ran out of the building so that the fire would not cause more damage to the building or the people inside.

Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer
Car Accidents

Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer

Read what driving a tractor trailer in the United States means today. From the history of tractor trailers to some of the most important cases we’ve had recently.

Can you collect workers comp after being fired
Worker's Compensation

Can you collect workers comp after being fired?

This article discusses the arguments insurance carriers will make to cut benefits if a worker is fired. If you are out on workers comp and later fired, the termination could impact your ability to collect weekly payments.

Mobile Scaffold Accidents
Construction Accidents

Mobile Scaffold Accidents

Mobile scaffold accidents can be hard to avoid because these types of scaffolds are an essential device for workers who

back injury lawyer
Construction Accidents

Back Injury Lawyer

A common injury that requires you calling a lawyer is when you hurt your back. Studies have shown that back injuries

Queens workers compensation lawyer
Worker's Compensation

Queens workers compensation lawyer

If you were injured on your commute to work, a Queens workers’ compensation lawyer can help. These cases often involve a trial. Read more about how the Court handles “commuter” cases.