NYC Housing Authority Accused of False Lead Paint Inspections of Thousands of NYC Apartments

NYC Housing Authority Accused of False Lead Paint Inspections

For years, the NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) has claimed it made required annual inspections of its apartments for lead paint. However, the Department of Investigations charged Tuesday that NYCHA stopped doing all annual inspections from 2012 through 2014 and continuing into 2016 on thousands of apartments. Tenants of these apartments have potentially been exposed to lead paint which…

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New Safety Training Requirements Signed Into Law In NY

New Safety Training Requirements Signed Into Law In NY

Construction safety is a high priority for Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. (SPBMC), as we have had years of success recovering millions of dollars for workers injured or killed on-site. Thankfully, this has also been a hot topic among New York’s public officials and lawmakers, who have enacted a new law to…

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Transportation Safety Tips For Construction Workers

Transportation Safety Tips For Construction Workers

Construction workers encounter safety risks in all phases of their jobs, whether their feet are on the ground or behind the wheel. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. (SPBMC) has represented workers who have been injured or killed while driving to, from and for work. The statistics for transportation-related occupational injuries and fatalities…

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Demolition’s Unique Safety Hazards

Demolition Accidents

Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, PC (SPBMC) has successfully represented demolitionists and other construction professionals who have been injured or killed while on-the-job. Demolition work involves many of the hazards associated with construction, from falling objects and toxic exposure to electrocution and musculoskeletal injuries. However, structures slated for demolition are often old and unstable…

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Substantial Settlement For Failure to Diagnose Tongue Cancer

Substantial Settlement For Failure to Diagnose Tongue Cancer

Patients suffer when medical doctors and dentists do not quickly act upon indicators of illnesses during routine check-ups. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo PC (SPBMC) represented a woman whose neglectful doctors made life unbearable in her final days. Mary was a wife and mother in her 60s when, during a dental visit, a suspicious…

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