COVID 19: How Essential Employees can Protect Their Legal Rights in the Event They are Symptomatic or Test Positive

By |2020-04-30T18:07:19+00:00April 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

COVID 19: How Essential Employees can Protect Their Legal Rights in the Event They are Symptomatic or Test Positive If you are an essential employee and become symptomatic or test positive for COVID there are several steps that you should take in order to protect your legal rights.  There are [...]

New York Looks to Protect Workers and Contain Coronavirus

By |2020-03-16T19:15:25+00:00March 6th, 2020|Uncategorized, Workers Compensation|

New York Looks to Protect Workers and Contain Coronavirus In an effort to control and measure the Coronavirus in New York, Governor Cuomo has ordered new regulations on insurers and employers. By placing the responsibility on insurers and employers, workers are more likely to get take the proper time and [...]

Suffolk County PD – Line of Duty Heart Attack

By |2020-01-31T16:01:57+00:00November 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Suffolk County PD – Line of Duty Heart Attack It is now widely recognized that cardiovascular issues are nearly 1.7 times higher amongst police officers when compared to the general population [1]. These “heart” issues may vary in severity from mild hypertension to a fatal stroke and can be found in [...]

Sean Riordan Honored by NYCD Emerald Society

By |2020-02-03T21:50:40+00:00October 1st, 2019|COBA, Corrections Officers, Uncategorized|

Sean Riordan Honored by NYCD Emerald Society MDASR Partner Sean Riordan was honored by the New York City Correction Department Emerald Society as 2019 Honorary Member of the Year. Sean is an outspoken advocate  for First Responders, having joined with advocacy groups and Congressional leaders to help pass legislation that affords [...]

MDASR Sponsors African Union Day Celebration

By |2019-10-09T16:03:41+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

MDASR was proud to sponsor and attend the African Union Day Celebration held at Mercy College on September 9th. The event marked the inaugural "Daylight of Africa" celebration and was dedicated to Captain Mbaye Diagne of Senegal and US Soldier Private Emmanual Mensah of Ghana for their exemplary leadership and sacrifices. The African Union Day [...]

September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Falling Short

By |2019-06-04T19:53:39+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Our 9/11 First Responders and volunteers, the heroes of that fateful day almost 18 years ago, are now facing major health issues due to the harmful debris in the air. They, along with search and rescue team members, are now being diagnosed with aggressive cancers caused by their time spent at Ground Zero. The September [...]

Quinn Law Firm and MDASR, LLP. Announce “Of-Counsel” Partnership

By |2019-04-30T16:04:52+00:00August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Dear PBA President: The Quinn Law Firm is pleased to announce the establishment of a work relationship with McIntyre, Donohue, Accardi, Salmonson & Riordan, LLP, (“MDASR”) in an “of-counsel” capacity, to offer our clients further representation in the fields of New York State Workers’ Compensation, New York State Disability Retirements and Social Security Disability. Injuries [...]

New York Times Expose Reveals Construction Site Safety Violations Linked to Completely Avoidable Deaths and Injuries in New York City

By |2017-08-30T19:12:09+00:00December 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

A recent New York Times expose has shed light on the rise of injuries and fatalities in New York City’s construction industry over the last two years.  The investigation found that although construction is increasing throughout the City, the rate of accidents is disproportionate to the new construction.  While the rate of new construction projects [...]

New Regulation Would Protect Workers Exposed to Beryllium

By |2017-08-30T19:25:40+00:00August 21st, 2015|Uncategorized|

OSHA has recently proposed a new regulation that would help protect workers who are exposed to beryllium.  The chemical, which is released through dust, fumes, mist and in other forms, can cause a fatal respiratory disease in those who are exposed.  Annually, 35,000 workers are exposed to the chemical and 245 new cases of illnesses related to [...]