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Practice Areas

Construction Related Respiratory Injuries

From the numerous on-going MTA projects (the Second Avenue subway, LIRR East Side Access, and expansion of the # 7 Subway line) to the erection of record-setting towers which will alter the City’s skyline, New York City is in the middle of a constr… Read More

Construction Accidents

Under the New York State Labor Law, a construction worker may recover against the worksite’s owner and general contractor if the injury was caused by defective safety equipment or if “proper protection” was not made available to the worker to p… Read More

Infectious Disease Exposure

Medical practices can expose their patients to a variety of infectious diseases, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV through unsafe and unsanitary practices.   If you have been exposed to an infectious disease by a medical provider, you need… Read More

Lead Poisoning Exposure

Before 1960, paint used in New York City’s apartments contained lead pigment. As older buildings deteriorate and develop leaks, this paint peels, and falls to the floor below where curious toddlers put the lead-based paint chips in their mouths. To… Read More

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Practicing in a large urban area such as New York City, we handle a variety of motor vehicle accidents cases, such as intersection collisions, “pedestrian knockdowns” and high speed highway collisions. All of these accidents have a common element… Read More

NYCTA, MTA and Commuter Railroad

Gregory J. Cannata & Associates, LLP has a vast experience handling lawsuits against the New York City Transit Authority for our clients’ bus and subway accidents, as well as the MTA commuter railroads.  We have handled lawsuits involving… Read More

Municipal Liability

Municipalities are liable for injuries that occur on their property due to their negligence. They are also liable for the misconduct of their employees, such as police officers and firemen, who are acting in the course of their duties. In certain cir… Read More

Premises Liability

The law requires property owners to keep their property in a reasonably safe condition for the safety of those who use it. Thus, snow must be shoveled after a snowfall; sidewalks must be repaired after the pavement breaks; leaks must be fixed in a ti… Read More

Products Liability

Case law requires manufacturers to design and produce their products so they are reasonably safe for their intended use. This law applies to all products individuals come in contact with including machines, consumer goods, and pharmaceutical drugs. … Read More

Victims of Sexual Abuse

Background: The topic of sexual abuse has long been hidden behind closed doors. Now it is the news. Sadly, abused children are often victimized by adults in our most sacred establishments, religious institutions and schools, where clergy, teachers, c… Read More

Workers Compensation

All employers in New YorkState are required to protect their employees by providing Workers Compensation insurance. This insurance ensures that a worker injured on the job will have all medical care and some lost wages paid regardless of how the acci… Read More

World Trade Center Related Injuries

The September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center left lower Manhattan in ruins, the country’s financial system frozen and the nation terrorized. America called upon its police officers, firemen, EMS technicians, construction workers, and haz… Read More

Vaping Illnesses and Injuries

Vaping Illnesses A recent study found that many flavored e-cigarette liquids contain diacetyl, a chemical that can cause a permanent lung disease, bronchiolitis obliterans, popularly known as “Popcorn Lung.” Bronchiolitis obliterans is a… Read More

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