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David Perecman

David Perecman’s Legal Guides

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  • New York and New Jersey Finally Collect Share of AIG Workers’ Compensation Fines

    The multi-state, which included New York and later New Jersey, workers compensation investigation of American International Group (AIG), an American multinational insurance corporation, began in 2008. From 1985 to 1996, AIG hid over $2 billion in workers compensation premiums, an...

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  • Unpaid Wages are a Serious Workers’ Compensation Issue

    Three recent New York lawsuits by unpaid interns for unpaid wages raise the question, Exactly what are the laws that govern intern payment, or nonpayment? The United States Department of Labor has set out a 6-factor Fact Sheet to assist employers in determining whether an indivi...

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  • The Perecman Firm Scores Another Victory

    The Perecman firm scored another victory for an injured construction worker in their appeal of the Stallone v. Plaza Construction Corp. case today. Once again the law regarding construction worker protection has been advanced. Despite the trial judges denial of their summary judg...

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  • Manhattan Medical Malpractice Attorney Brings Update on Health Court Proposal

    President Obama, and GOP presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, have all endorsed the creation of specialized health courts to rein in spiraling medical malpractice litigation. In a letter to Congressional leaders on March 2, 2010, President Obama endorsed health ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court OK’s Strip Searches on New Inmates

    The U.S. Supreme Court has held that prison officials may perform strip searches on new inmates, even when they have no reason to suspect the inmate is involved in some criminal activity. Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of County of Burlington, No. 10945. (2012 When his w...

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  • New York Construction Accident Lawyer from The Perecman Firm Expands New York’s Labor Law

    Once in a while a case decision comes down from the Appellate Courts that broadens the reachand impact of the law. Today such a decision came down from the New York Appellate Division, First Department. The decision in Kempisty v. 246 Spring Street., LLC casts aside any doubt th...

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