In New York City, fires and explosions in apartment buildings and private residences are a well-known danger. Often, fires occur due to the fault of a public utility, a private electrical contractor, a landlord or some other responsible company or individual. These types of tragedies seem to happen more frequently when the weather gets colder..
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In a rare circumstance under New York Law, a New York State Supreme Court Justice overturned the decision of an Arbitrator who awarded a couple $650,000 for injuries sustained when their motor vehicle was struck from behind by an unmarked police vehicle from the City of Rye. Usually, arbitration awards are extremely difficult to vacate..
According to the Daily News Lakeisha Holloway, the woman who hit 37 people with her car in Las Vegas, tested positive for Marijuana after the accident. Holloway, an Oregon native, had been living out of her car immediately before the crash. Fortunately, Holloway's three-year-old daughter, who was also in the car, was uninjured; unfortunately most..
A man sustained a broken ankle when a car crashed through a store window on Sunday in New Rochelle. The driver, an 88-year old woman, is believed to have accelerated instead of braking. To read a full report on this story, please visit 1010 Wins. If you or someone you love recently suffered a serious..
A 32-year old Brooklyn man claims that he was beaten and kicked by multiple police officers who believed him to be a potential robbery suspect. As a result, he lost one of his testicles. To read the full story in the New York Post. If someone you love has been seriously injured as a result..
On Saturday, a construction crew's drilling rig struck a high-pressure gas line in Long Island City. The result was an eruption of flame and two-alarm fire at the construction site. Though the fire was hot enough to melt windows, it didn't spread and was contained to the rig. Fortunately injuries were minimal as one work..
James Rosentel of Plainview, Long Island died early Thursday morning in a car accident on the Long Island Expressway. The accident occurred on the eastbound side of the LIE at 5:06am Thursday after Mr. Rosentel's Toyota sedan struck a tractor trailer parked on the shoulder of the highway. This tragic accident highlights a type of..
A 76-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car while crossing the street at Metropolitan Ave and 74th street on Wednesday. At about the same time, another group of three pedestrians were struck and injured by a cement truck at 55th street in a crosswalk. Unfortunately, these accidents have become far too common in..
A gas leak in Brooklyn led to the evacuation of four buildings in Dyker Heights on Wednesday night. While no one was injured, it was a scary moment for some Dyker Heights residents. In july, a similar gas leak led to the large explosion in the East Village which killed two and injured twenty more…
So far, in 2015, there have been 38,000 hit-and-run accidents in New York City. While these statistics aren't too alarming in a city of 8 million plus people, one shocking statistic just emerged: of those 38,000 accidents, the NYPD has only investigated 48 of them. While it's true, that only 4,000 of these accidents resulted..