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Partners Matthew Fein and Eugene Gozenput Installed into Board of Directors of NYSTLA

Congratulations to partners Matthew Fein and Eugene Gozenput, who were installed as members of the Board of Directors of NYSTLA – The New York State Trial Lawyers’ Association. Both are honored and look forward to working towards the goals of NYSTLA, to promote a safer and healthier society, to assure access to the civil justice… (keep reading)

Construction Worker Seriously Injured in Brooklyn Accident 

Sadly, a construction worker sustained serious injuries on Monday in Brooklyn. News12 Long Island reported the accident occurred at a worksite on 8th Avenue and President Street around 8:45 am in Park Slope. First responders reported pulling the construction worker from a hole he fell in before transporting him to the hospital.  Investigations into the… (keep reading)

New 2023 Laws for New York

New Yorkers will notice several new laws that went into effect on Jan.1 that could significantly impact their every day.  One of the most crucial laws for construction workers (signed right before the end of the year) was the passing of Carlos’ Law. This necessary legislation was in limbo for years and will now hold… (keep reading)

Best and Worst Hospitals in NYC for Fall 2022

Medical errors remain the third leading cause of death in the United States. John Hopkins Medicine predicts over 250,000 patients die annually from mistakes made in medical settings. Sadly, most of these incidents are preventable with proper safety and health practices.  When medical errors lead to severe injuries and fatalities, hospitals must be held accountable…. (keep reading)

Construction Worker Fatally Crushed in the Bronx

An NYC construction worker in was killed in a suspected crushing accident on Thursday morning in the Bronx. The Daily News reported the accident occurred at a worksite in Tremont on Carter Ave near E.176th Street just before 11:30 am. A second worker was also injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment.  Preliminary… (keep reading)

Most Dangerous Toy List of 2022

Despite recalls and warnings, toy safety remains a significant concern in our country. Many products sitting on the shelves of popular retailers right now are not safe or appropriate for children.  Unlike other types of industries, such as food or medications, toys are not put through the same scrutinizing safety testing. Oftentimes, toys aren’t recalled… (keep reading)

Pazer, Epstein, Jaffe & Fein Provides Turkeys to Families in Need with Council Member Francisco Moya

Every year, our team at Pazer, Epstein, Jaffe & Fein is proud to spend time giving back to the community. Giving back to others is a value our entire firm shares, especially around the holidays. We are so humbled to be able to do our part in helping New Yorkers in need have a wonderful… (keep reading)

Fatal Construction Fall on Upper West Side

Sadly, a construction worker sustained fatal injuries in a fall Monday morning while working on the Upper West Side. Patch reported the accident took place at the worksite on 263 West End Avenue and West 72nd Street. Details have yet to be revealed on what caused the fall, but a complaint to the Department of… (keep reading)

Pazer, Epstein, Jaffe & Fein Ranked Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report’s

We are honored to be recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® and ranked as Tier 1 for 2023 “Best Law Firms” in NY Metro for Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiff Firm. Receiving a tier designation reflects the highest level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same… (keep reading)

Construction Fatality on Roosevelt Avenue Bridge 

A tragic accident occurred in Queens on Tuesday when a 34-year-old construction worker sustained fatal injuries after falling from the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge. According to The U.S. Sun, the worker was painting on the bridge when he fell through the support structure onto the Van Wyck Expressway. The NYPD authorities onsite stated the worker sustained… (keep reading)

E-Bike and E-Scooter Battery Fires Are on the Rise in NYC!

E-bike and e-scooter battery fires are becoming a significant safety concern in New York City. Gothamist reported in March that e-bike fires were on track to double in 2022, and their predictions were not wrong.  The FDNY has reported more than 130 e-bike and e-scooter fires in NYC so far this year, estimating the number… (keep reading)

Construction Workers at Highest Risk for TBIs

Construction workers are at a higher risk of serious and fatal injuries than workers in most other industries. Construction-related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are some of the most severe injuries, which critically impact thousands of workers and families annually.  In 2016, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) designated construction as the country’s… (keep reading)