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 & 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 are staggering. According to...Read More
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...Read More
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 white spot was found on her tongue. She was referred...Read More
Owners who fail to safeguard their buildings can be held responsible for damaging nearby properties and businesses. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) represented an owner whose only building was destroyed due to the negligence of the adjacent property owner and their lack of fire prevention equipment.
While the defendant renovated part of a building in Manhattan, a fire...Read More
Doctors and nurses have a duty to provide a hospitalized patient with thorough and appropriate care, and take all complaints seriously. Failure to do so can be extremely harmful. Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) represented a woman whose treatable post-operative symptoms went unnoticed and she suffered life-threatening consequences as a result.
Helen was a 50-year-old...Read More
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, PC (SPBMC) has successfully represented masons and professionals who have been injured or killed while working with brick, concrete and stone on commercial and residential construction sites. This work is physically demanding because masons lift heavy materials and often must stand, kneel, and bend for long periods. Poor weather conditions may...Read More
Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) has successfully represented construction professionals who have been injured or killed while working on communication towers. As our culture increasingly relies on improving and mobile technology, more communication towers have subsequently been built and need regular repairs and maintenance.
Employees climb communication towers that...Read More
Construction industry professionals have turned to Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C. (SPBMC) to help them achieve justice after suffering an injury, illness or death. The firm has achieved substantial awards and settlements for victims injured or killed in construction accidents involving glass installation.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that...Read More