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26 Spooktacular Halloween Safety Tips For Parents (2018)

It’s almost Halloween! Kids are getting excited and for good reason. This is a holiday where memories are made that last a lifetime – not to mention a chance to unleash the sweet tooth of children all throughout New York. As a parent, you want your kids to have a fun and safe day.  Unfortunately, among…

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Workplace Safety Hazards

Workplace Safety: Understanding & Responding To Critical Workplace Hazards

The workplace is a dangerous environment for nearly 20 million working-age adults each year, and fatal...
Toxic Household Cleaners

What’s Lurking Under Your Counters? Examining Hidden Toxins In The Home

Clean is good. A clean home is desirable and lovely. Stores are stocked to the brim with...
Sleep Deprived Construction Worker

The Danger Of Sleep Deprivation – And What It Means For Construction Workers

“Sleep deprivation can kill” was the conclusion of an in-depth study reported on a few years ago by Lesley...
Semi Truck On Highway

How To Share The Road With Large Trucks (4 Tips)

Taking steps to safely share the road with large commercial trucks may help reduce motorists’ risk...
Construction Site Maintenance NYC

What is “Stop Work Authority”?

Through stop work authority, injuries like hand injuries can be prevented. Some workers may not know...
Bus Driver Spokesperson Has Harsh Words For NYC Pedestrians

Bus Driver Spokesperson Has Harsh Words For NYC Pedestrians

In 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the Right of Way Law which sought to punish...
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Holiday Safety Tips — From Christmas Trees to Candles

When you’re getting ready for the holidays, you have a ton of things to do. No...
NY Christmas With Children

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips: A Guide to Children’s Toys

What do a plush elephant pillow, a plastic hammer, and a slingshot-like device that shoots out...
Black Friday Safety Tips To Avoid Discounting Your Health This Holiday Season

Black Friday Safety Tips To Avoid Discounting Your Health This Holiday Season

From fist fights to identity theft, shopping on Black Friday brings a few safety risks all holiday gifters...
Carved Pumpkins

26 Spooktacular Halloween Safety Tips For Parents (2018)

It's almost Halloween! Kids are getting excited and for good reason. This is a holiday where memories...
Bullying Is On The Rise in NYC, Here’s How Parents Can Fight Back

Bullying Is On The Rise in NYC, Here’s How Parents Can Fight Back

A recent study reports that bullying in New York City Schools has increased 10% over the past...
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5 Tips to Enjoy Your Labor Day Holiday Safely

By far, the best thing you can do to enjoy a safe Labor Day weekend is...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Personal Injury Settlements Taxable NY

Are Personal Injury Awards Taxable In New York?

When you're involved in a personal injury lawsuit, the legal process can sometimes feel overwhelming and complicated. Negotiating with an...
How Much To Expect From Car Accident Settlement

How Much To Expect From A Car Accident Settlement?

How Much Is My Car Accident Settlement Worth? When you have sustained significant injuries in a car crash, it’s natural...
Car Accident Not Your Fault | NY

What Should You Do After A Car Accident That’s Not Your Fault?

Imagine you’re driving to work one morning and pull to a stop at the red light a block from your...
Contemplating Malpractice Lawsuit

What Is The Medical Malpractice Statute Of Limitations In New York?

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, nurse, surgeon, anesthesiologist, or other medical professional commits an error that has an adverse...
New York Scaffolding | Labor Law

New York Scaffold Law (Labor Law 200, 240, 241)

There is no doubt that construction can be a dangerous line of work. According to a 2016 report released by...
Accident Claim Time Limits Consultation NY

How Long After An Accident Can You File A Claim?

Sustaining serious injuries in a car accident is a life-changing experience. Regardless of how it happened, you have many new...
Front End Car Crashed

Can Social Media Affect Your Personal Injury Case?

Personal injury cases often involve an assessment of pain and suffering, not just damages for the other party's negligence and...
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What Happens During A Personal Injury Trial?

If someone becomes injured as a result of an accident or other unfortunate event, there may often be pain and...
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How Do I Hire Your Law Firm?

Being involved in an accident is a traumatic, stressful experience. In the case of serious accidents that leave you injured,...
Lawyer Writing With Pen

How To Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim

When pursuing a personal injury claim documentation is critical to a successful outcome. The more evidence and documentation you have,...
Law Firm Receptionist

Understanding How Your Personal Injury Case Develops

The Purpose of Investigation It is critical in the beginning stages of your case for an investigator to gather information...
People Signing Legal Paperwork

Personal Injury Trial Tactics

To make or break a personal injury case in the courtroom, personal injury law firms use specific techniques to try...
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What Happens After I Hire Your Firm?

The information below will discuss what happens after an injury victim hires our personal injury law firm to represent themselves or a...
Lite Up Question Marks

15 Questions To Ask A Personal Injury Lawyer

You have been injured, are in pain and are losing income because you’re unable to work. You need an attorney but are...
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What Is No Fault Insurance?

No-fault insurance is separate from any bodily injury claim or lawsuit a cyclist would have for injuries suffered in the...
After a car accident, what types of losses can I recover via a personal injury suit?

After a car accident, what types of losses can I recover via a personal injury suit?

In matters where an individual decides to move forward and file a personal injury lawsuit to recover damages related to...

FIRM NEWS

Andrew Levine Cited in New York Post

A New York City DMV license examiner was badly injured in a car accident in Queens during a road test...

Raphaelson & Levine Score Two Victories For Justice

As the Yankees are swinging for the fences in the Bronx this October, Raphaelson & Levine has been fighting for...

Labor Press Radio (Ft. Andrew Levine) On The State of New York State Scaffold Law

Labor Press's Blue Collar Buzz (on AM 970 The Answer) recently sat down with New York scaffold injury lawyer Andrew...

Cyclist Struck By Bus Marks First Fatal Citi Bike Accident In New York History

Manhattan, N.Y. -- We are saddened to hear of the fatal Citi Bike accident that occurred earlier this week in...

May 6: Local Motorcycles Ride For Autism

For the past few years Raphaelson and Levine has been supporting a group of bikers riding for a good cause,...

Raphaelson and Levine Lobbying in Albany

Every law in New York is passed in our state capitol in Albany, and every year Raphaelson and Levine travel...