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2014-10-21 23:00:25

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm urges federal and state health officials to do more to help keep health care workers safe from Ebola. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A second Texas health worker tested positive for Ebola after caring for the first U.S. patient diagnosed with the virus in Dallas. Forbes (10.15.14) reported that there were allegations that the Dallas nurses did not have sufficient protections against the deadly virus. The...

2014-09-17 23:12:29

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm supports a rule amendment regarding insurance coverage for people who participated in the 9/11 rescue, recovery and cleanup operations. New York , NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Recent data from the World Trade Center Health Program said there are nearly 3,000 cases of cancer among firefighters police officers, contractors and civilians who worked or lived near the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11,...

2014-09-10 23:11:09

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm cautions on the dangers of distracted driving following a fatal accident in which a driver was using Facebook while traveling on an interstate. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 A North Dakota woman was so distracted by Facebook photos on her cell phone that she rear-ended a SUV and killed Phyllis Gordon, 89. The North Dakota Highway Patrol determined that Abby Sletten, 20, was traveling at approximately 85 mph at the...

2014-07-30 23:12:34

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman weighs in on an underground parking garage collapse caused by the weight of construction material. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 An underground parking structure in Century City, Los Angeles partially collapsed due to a construction accident, according to ABC News(7.25.14). The weight of construction material was reported to be the cause of the collapse. “In many cases of structural collapses, the weight of the materials...

2014-07-17 23:09:58

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman says building a truck ramp and increasing truck traffic near a recreation center where hundreds of children play each day, raises big safety concerns. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 A piece of construction equipment from a city construction site on the Upper East Side flew up and crashed through a window of the Asphalt Green recreation center, injuring a woman who was exercising. According to CBS News (7.9.14), two construction...

2014-07-02 23:12:01

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm weighs in on the anthrax scare at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 In June, over 80 Atlanta-based workers for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were potentially exposed to anthrax. A highly secure lab accidentally sent a batch of live anthrax to a less-secure laboratory that was not equipped to handle the live...

2014-06-25 23:15:20

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman offers advice for celebrities and non-celebrities who have been injured in the workplace following Harrison Ford’s injury on the set of “Star Wars: Episode VII.” New York, New York (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Harrison Ford, 71, suffered a leg injury that required surgery while he was working on the set of “Star Wars: Episode VII.” According to ABC News (6.19.14), Ford’s left leg was broken but now he is “doing well.” ABC reported...

2014-06-18 23:15:42

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman weighs in on a fatal accident in Brooklyn, New York. A worker died while attempting to push one forklift up a ramp with another forklift. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Gustavo Tapia, 22, was killed in a forklift accident in the Midwood area of Brooklyn, New York, reported CBS News (6.10.14). Tapia was using a walk behind forklift to push a Yale forklift up a ramp leading to a parking area on the roof of a building at 315 Avenue...

2014-06-17 23:15:36

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman urges workers who perform their jobs in or near elevator shafts to be extra careful following an accident in Sunnyside, Queens in which contractor died when he fell five stories down an elevator shaft. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 A contractor died when he fell five stories down an elevator shaft in Queens. According to NBC News (6.5.14), the 45-year-old man’s harness apparently malfunctioned and he plummeted down the shaft....

2014-06-05 23:14:56

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman comments on the flying saw blade accident that occurred near a Manhattan construction site. A pedestrian was injured. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 A pedestrian was injured in an accident near a construction site in Manhattan. Workers were cutting the street with a construction saw blade when it came loose and went flying 100 feet through the air. The blade, which is about 3-feet wide, struck a woman walking on the sidewalk,...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.