"Putting money into making a workplace safe, whether construction site or mine, certainly can make sense from a purely monetary standpoint," said Perecman.
Just because mining or construction is a dangerous business doesn't make disasters inevitable. New York construction accident lawyers can agree that the only thing inevitable about disasters is that almost always caused by a failure to comply with laws and good workplace practices. This is why it's important to enforce the laws.
"As a society we owe it to workers to do all we can to ensure their safety to the greatest extent possible," said Perecman. "To believe safety violations are a normal part of doing business is 100% wrong."
David Perecman and The Perecman Firm, PLLC:
For the past 30 years, the New York construction accident lawyers, auto accident, personal injury, and medical malpractice lawyers at The Perecman Firm, PLLC have championed all types of cases for construction accidents. David Perecman, founder of the Firm, is a Board Director and the past Secretary and Treasurer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) and a chair of its Labor Law Committee. Mr. Perecman's achievements have brought him recognition as an Honoree in the National Law Journal's Hall of Fame, in New York Magazine's "The Best Lawyers in America" and The New York Times Magazine "New York Super Lawyers, Metro Edition" for the years 2007-2010.
The Firm has recovered millions of dollars for its clients. Among the more recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a $15 million verdict* for a construction accident, a $5.35
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