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Todd J. Strier has been named to the 2012 New York Super Lawyers list

Appellate Division dismisses Sanitation Worker's Claim Against Homeowner for placing glass into Trash Bag - Court determined It was an inherent hazard of the job

New NYS Law Increases Protection For Sanitation Workers in New York
A new NYS law makes it a felony to assault a NYC sanitation worker.
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Sanitation Worker Struck by SUV and Seriously Injured
This news story from Pittsburgh, PA highlights one of the many hazards faced by sanitation workers.

Todd J. Strier Named Man of the Year: The NYC Sanitation Retirees Association will honor attorney Todd J. Strier at their annual Dinner Dance in April. Dinner Journal | Event Information >

NYC putting more Sanitation workers on streets
NYC's Sanitation Dept. says it will put more workers on the streets by reassigning supervisors and adding 100 new hires...

Garbage Truck Runs Over Sanitation Worker
This news story from Jessamine County, KY highlights one of the hazards faced by sanitation workers.

Injury Statistics in the United States
The National Center for Health Statistics NCHS considers injuries to be a serious health problem in the US.

The Cost of Injuries in the United States
The CDC is interested in preventing future injuries by studying the most common types of injuries as well as the causes of these injuries

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New York Sanitation Lawyer

sanitation trucksThe employees of the Department of Sanitation of New York (DSNY) provide an essential service that helps protect the health and welfare of the public.

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Trip and fall in garage
  • Trip and fall during your route
  • Crush injury by hopper
  • Defective trucks (broken steps, broken tailgate pins, rear steps brake malfunction, etc)
  • Slip and fall in garage
  • Broken steps (interior or exterior)
  • Defects on garage floor causing injuries (holes, cracks, etc.)
  • Leaks in garages causing slip hazard
  • Failure to repair downed vehicles in a timely fashion
  • Being struck by civilian vehicles
  • Fall off truck
  • Being run over by your own truck (failure of driver to see loader)
  • Exposure to hazardous material

If you are a New York Sanitation Worker, Sanitation Supervisor, Sanitation Superintendent or Sanitation Police Officer that has been injured in the Line of Duty (LODI) while performing your duties, you should contact Todd Strier, a New York sanitation lawyer devoted to defending your personal rights and dignity.

NYC Sanitation employees have the right to bring a lawsuit against anyone who may have caused their injury, including the City of New York. You must, however, file a Notice of Claim within 90 days of the date of your LODI with the NYC Comptroller. Our office can help with this procedure.

It is essential for those injured to protect their financial future including your hard-earned pensions by determining who is responsible for the accident and taking action immediately!

You may also be entitled to receive an accident disability pension or an ordinary disability from NYCERS.

  • There are several types of pensions (Accidental, Ordinary, WTC & Heart), so it is important to understand the rules regarding filing deadlines and requirements as soon as possible. Depending on your case, you may qualify to receive a 3/4 accident disability tax-free pension.
  • NYC Sanitation Worker Lawyer, Todd Strier has helped hundreds of employees with their injury and pension cases and can help you protect what you deserve due to your injuries.
  • If you are a NYC Sanitation Employee (uniformed division) injured at work and the City of New York is responsible for injuries, you have the right to maintain an action against the City of New York and keep your job. There are strict statues of limitations, which must be followed, so it is suggested you call our office to discuss the facts of your case as soon as possible. To protect your case, be sure to collect vital information such as witness information and photographs of the defective condition or accident scene.

If you have suffered from personal injuries as a result of the dangerous conditions of your job, then contact New York sanitation lawyer, Todd Strier to get the justice you deserve.

Success Stories

The following are a small example of the many successful cases where we represented sanitation workers for personal injury and civil service cases. For a complete list of our success stories, click here.

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Serving the Following Areas

Our law firm can help victims in the New York City area including the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island boroughs, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Rockland County, Westchester County, and Orange County.

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The information contain on this site is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. You should consult with an attorney from our law office for legal advice regarding your case. Note that by accessing and or reviewing the content of this website or submitting a "Free Case Evaluation" does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.