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Joe Stanley

Construction Safety in the Winter

Winter is a hard time for outdoor work. The many hazards of a construction site increase 10 fold in the winter. Remember to take your time keep warm and keep safe so the projects are completed timely and safely.For more information on this subject, please see our section on Worksite Injuries and Workers Compensation.

Joe Stanley

Happy New Year

The new year brings an opportunity to review all your insurance issue. Examine you car insurance to make sure you have the right amount of coverage and that you have the maximum uninsured motorist coverage. This will protect you and other if you are involved in a car crash. Make sure your homeowners coverage has sufficient policy limits so year are covered for any slip and falls or other…

Joe Stanley

Construction and Worker Safety

Many from the insurance industry and project development have advocated a change in the laws that protect workers injured from unsafe construction practices.A recent accident shows how dangerous construction can be. All loss who work in construction and are concerned about safety should insist that the laws are made stronger not weaker. Become involved so that the workers right to sue for unsafe…

Joe Stanley

What are we Legislating?

A Louisiana town has passed an ordinance against baggy pants. With all the issues and concerns we have in our country should our elected representatives be spending time with that issue? Much legislation is need that can benefit our citizens we need to focus on those issues not nonsense.

Joe Stanley

Construction Site Falls

As The weather worsens construction site become more dangerous. Ice ,water,mud, and snow can make work difficult. The owner of a work site must take reasonable precautions to make a job safe. If a dangerous condition exists make a record of your concerns. If you get hurt document the conditions and the cause of your fall. New York Law gives special protections to those hurt on a construction…

Joe Stanley

Workers Compensation Reform

As I have discussed previously the law regarding workers compensation benefits in New York Has been changed significantly. In addition to the gradual elimination of lifetime benefits other important changes affecting every injured worker in all situations. It is more important for workers who are injured in car crashes construction sites or in any manner that is caused by someone other than his…

Joe Stanley

Construction Safety and Employment of Independent Contractors

We have had several recent situations in which employees working on construction sites have had many difficulties after a worksite injury because of the classification of the employment situation. Employers are increasingly using the independent contractor claim to avoid legal responsibilities. So be careful when you are employed in any capacity. Contact a lawyer to help evaluate what your…

Joe Stanley

Construction Safety

We all need to lookout for construction vehicles and trucks. It is the main construction season especially for roads. Lets avoid construction site accidents of all types.

Joe Stanley

Workers and Workers Compensation

The following article give true insight to the misinformation about injured workers and workers compensationhttp://www.nycosh.org/workers_comp/2007reform/08%20WorkerCompFS.pdf……..reaso you can have a better understanding.

Joe Stanley

Workers Compensation and Construction Accidents

New Workers Compensation legislation has been passed that will seriously affect anyone injured at work especially on a construction site. it is even more important to obtain legal council when you are hurt on jobsite.http://www.insurancenewsnet.com/article.asp?a=top_news&id=82515For more information on this subject, please refer to our section on Workplace Injuries and Discrimination.