Work Injuries And Defective Products

New York law provides workers with the right to seek compensation for work-related injuries and illnesses. Although the law prohibits workers from suing their employer in this situation, it may be possible to file a personal injury claim in civil court against a third party. Frequently, these third-party claims related to work injuries result from dangerous or defective products. Read more

Recovering For Trench Accidents

The excavation and digging of trenches is one of the most hazardous activities in the construction industry. Workers must deal with the risk of cave-ins, falls, equipment accidents, and exposure to dangerous chemicals which cause fatalities and other injuries. The type of excavation work that typically results in injury or death involves water, sewer, pipeline, communications, and power-line construction. Read more

Hurt at Work? When Can You Have a Third Party Claim in Addition to Worker’s Compensation?

Bonina & Bonina, P.C. is a team of five lawyers with over 95 years of combined experience representing injured New Yorkers, including those hurt on the job. We have the knowledge and expertise to evaluate your case and determine all of your damages, but more importantly, we have the experience to help you make a fair and complete recovery…from all of the parties responsible. When suffering a workplace injury, it’s important to accurately determine all parties that may be held liable. New York law prohibits an employee from directly bringing a civil action against their employer Read more