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Where & How Do Slip and Fall Accidents Occur?

by April 17, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Thousands of slip and fall accidents happen in New York at all kinds of places. Common slip and fall accidents or trip and fall injuries occur on public sidewalks, public restrooms, ?buses, airports, subway, retail stores, shopping centers, restaurants, grocery stores, night clubs, fitness gyms, swimming pools, construction sites, office Read more »

Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Hits Taxi in Midtown

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A tractor-trailer jackknifed and smashed into a taxi pushing it onto a sidewalk in midtown on Tuesday morning.? The incident occurred at the intersection of E. 48th St. and Lexington Ave about 2 a.m.? The big rig slid into a light pole and pushed the cab onto the sidewalk near Read more »

Manhattan Crane Accident Kills One Worker And Injures Others

by April 5, 2012 » Add the first comment.

One construction worker was killed and another was injured when a crane collapsed at a construction site in Manhattan.? The accident occurred where the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is extending the 7 subway line.? Two pieces of the boom, a 80-foot piece and a 40-foot piece, came apart and fell to Read more »

Construction Worker Falls From Throgs Neck Bridge

by March 30, 2012 » Add the first comment.

A construction worker fell while working on the Throgs Neck bridge early this morning.? The Coast Guard was alerted at 8:05 a.m.? Rescue crews were searching the area for the man who has been identified as John Massas of New Jersey.? Massas was an employee of Nuco Painting Corporation, a Read more »

Common questions and tips regarding an accident

by March 27, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Injury Tips From A Personal Injury Lawyer – 1 – Do I have to get a lawyer to settle my accident or injury case? No. A lawyer is not a must have when you are injured, however, it is highly recommended. In many cases there is more that can Read more »

Manhattan Building Collapse Kills One Worker and Injures Two

by March 23, 2012 » Add the first comment.

A building being demolished in Manhattan collapsed killing one construction worker? and injuring two others.? The building is located on 130th Street near Broadway.? It is owned by Columbia University and was being demolished to make way for the school’s expansion.? Construction workers cut a structural beam which caused the Read more »

Why are malpractice lawsuits in New York so difficult to pursue?

by March 19, 2012 » Add the first comment.

News from the Bronx Malpractice Lawyer Below are some key reasons why law firms find it challenging to pursue a malpractice lawsuit in New York: Most medical malpractice cases are difficult because they place significant demands of time and money on the attorney and law firm handling the Read more »

How To Avoid A Slip and Fall Accident in NY

by March 18, 2012 » Add the first comment.

Slip and fall lawsuits are costly regardless of liability. Whether a business owner is at fault or not, its still costs both time and money. It is important to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid a costly slip and fall. The following tips are not only easy to Read more »

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Brooklyn, NY

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Brooklyn ? A pedestrian was crossing a busy intersection at New Utrecht Avenue, 50th Street and 12th Avenue about 12:30 p.m. on Monday when he was struck and killed by a van.? The victim, a 69-year-old man, was rushed to Maimonides Hospital by ambulance.? He was pronounced dead Read more »

NYC Truck Accident Hospitalizes Hit & Run Victim

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A Newsday newspaper delivery driver was hit by a car that sped away from the scene of the accident.? The accident occurred on March 4, when? Douglas Pierkarski, the driver of the truck for Newsday,? was traveling westbound on Montauk Highway near Homan Avenue.? A 2005 Chevrolet Malibu? struck the Read more »

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