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Category: Window Washing Accidents

December 2, 2010
Victory In New York Window Washing Accident

By Michael H. Joseph

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This week,our New York window washer accident attorneys obtained a major settlement of $900,000 for a Manhattan window washing accident. The settlement followed our New York personal injury lawyers won summary judgment. In this particular case, we were able to overcome the defense of misuse of a device. In this case the defendants asserted that the injured window washer was at fault because he did not properly assemble the window washer’s ladder and used a incorrect base piece of the ladder. Our New York accident attorneys proved that even if the ladder was not correctly assembled, the defendants still failed… Read More

July 20, 2010
New York Window Washing And Commercial Cleaning Accidents Involving Personal Injuries

By Michael H. Joseph

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As a New York City personal injury attorney, Michael Joseph has represented numerous commercial cleaners and window washers injured in New York City. New York City with its high rise buildings and multi-level commercial buildings sees a higher rate of window washer injuries than Westchester, Long Island and Rockland County. We also see alot of commercial cleaning accidents in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens in the industrial areas, where professional cleaners such as power washers are brought in to do work. Most window washing accidents are caused by a (i) the ladder slipping, (ii) the flooring or other devices being… Read More

November 1, 2009
New York Window Washing Accident Lawyer

By Michael H. Joseph

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As a New York Injury Attorney, Michael Joseph is thoroughly familiar with the Labor Laws which protect injured New York Window Washers. An injured window cleaner who falls from an elevated work surface can sue under Labor Law § 202.The New York Court of Appeals has held that the injured window washer can bring both claims simultaneously. Our Westchester window washer accident lawyers are among the most experienced work place injury lawyers in the County. Among other activities, Labor Law § 240 (1) applies to workers engaged in the “cleaning” of a building. Whether a window’s exterior or interior is… Read More

 
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