Attorney Advertising
Chiariello & Chiariello - Attorneys at Law
Chiariello & Chiariello
View Our Practice Areas

March 2018 Archives

Most common OSHA violations at construction sites

There are many dangers at construction sites in New York. These dangers can lead to serious construction accidents and leave workers with serious injuries. However, most of these accidents can be prevented if the companies who employ workers ensure that there is safety equipment at the construction sites and that workers follow the safety regulations. To help ensure that there are proper safety measures in place, the Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) establishes and enforces these safety regulations.

Mother killed in car accident on St. Patrick's Day

Driving cars can make life convenient. However, those who don't follow the rules of the road and remain attentive behind the wheel can cause devastation. Unfortunately, many people have found this out after they themselves were involved in a car accident. People, oftentimes the drivers who did nothing wrong, end up with serious injuries and in some instances even die as a result of these wrecks.

New York has a high rate of healthcare-associated infections

There are a number of things that people in New York can do to help ensure that they remain healthy. Individuals can eat healthy foods, wash their hands, put ice on injuries, rest, clean cuts and scrapes, and many other things. Taking these steps will not ensure that a person will not get sick or need to go to doctor to treat an injury though. From time to time, individuals do need to go to the doctor in order to receive the proper medical treatment to help them get healthy once again.

Construction worker hospitalized after struck by beam

Many people in New York participate in activities that can be very dangerous if things go wrong. However, many of these activities are also generally safe when people have the proper safety equipment and do not take unnecessary risks. This is true for construction workers as well. For the most part, when construction workers properly operate equipment and use the proper safety equipment, they are safe. However, when safety procedures are not followed or equipment malfunctions can occur. Far too often these accidents leave workers with serious injuries.

Common causes of car accidents

Driving in New York is considered a privilege, not a right. In order to earn this privilege one must pass a driving test and keep their driver's license valid after they obtain it. It is also expected that once people do have a license that they will practice what they have learned, obey the traffic laws, and otherwise drive safely. However, some drivers abuse their privilege and do not drive safely. When they act negligently or recklessly, they risk causing car accidents and injuring other drivers.

Call 888-692-1540 for a
free initial consultation

Glen Cove Office

Chiariello & Chiariello
147 Glen Street
Glen Cove, NY 11542

Telephone: 516-801-8100
Email | Glen Cove Law Office Map

Forest Hills Office

by appointment only
Chiariello & Chiariello
118-21 Queens Boulevard, Suite 609
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Phone: 888-692-1540
Email | Forest Hills Law Office Map