Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

The benefits and disadvantages of structured settlements


There are times when a plaintiff enters into a settlement agreement for a considerable amount of money, and the defendant, the plaintiff’s attorney or financial planner may suggest that the settlement be paid in installments over a period of time in lieu of in one lump sum. This is called a structured settlement. The settlement […]

Common injuries that occur in warehouses


According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), more than 145,000 laborers throughout the U.S. work in warehouses. Unfortunately, 25 percent of these laborers will sustain injuries in any given year, as indicated by data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Because the majority of warehouses contain safety hazards, workers are often […]