Category: Personal Injury - page 18

June 1, 2016

Three Dead in Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-84 in Orange County

Truck accidents can be among the most catastrophic motor vehicles accidents on New York roadways. On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, a fatal tractor-trailer accident was reported by the Putnam Daily Voice. Reports indicated that 3 people were killed in this accident which occurred on I-84 in Orange County between exits 2 and 3 in Wawayanda,..

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May 31, 2016

Fatal Car Crash in Midtown Manhattan

A single-vehicle accident in Midtown Manhattan early Tuesday morning resulted in the death of the passenger and injuries to the driver. According to a report by CBS New York, the accident occurred on 6th Avenue and 54th Street. A witness said that the car was traveling at a high rate of speed and attempted to..

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May 25, 2016

Deadly Accident on Long Island Expressway Results in the Deaths of Two Young New Yorkers

An off-duty New York City Police officer struck a disabled BMW which was stopped on the side of the Long Island Expressway. Two of the four occupants standing outside the vehicle were killed when they were struck by the large SUV – a 2016 GMC Yukon. The impact sent the victims flying over the dividers..

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May 24, 2016

First Department Holds Worker Knocked off Flatbed Truck While Preparing a Crate for Hoisting is Entitled to Labor Law 240(1) Protection

Commonly known as the “Scaffold Law,” New York Labor Law 240(1) offers financial protection to construction workers who have suffered elevation-related injuries. The labor law places absolute liability-meaning that liability is imposed regardless of fault–on the property owner and general contractor when a worker suffers an injury due to a fall from elevation or is..

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May 20, 2016

Scaffold Collapse at East Harlem Building

Falls from scaffolds are a common source of construction site injuries. Unfortunately, scaffold falls can cause catastrophic or fatal injuries. New York Labor Law Section 240 provides for damages for workers injured in elevation-related accidents, including accidents that involve worker falls and accidents caused by falling objects that strike workers. On Friday, May 20, 2016,..

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May 19, 2016

Bringing a Case Against a Municipality Like New York City

Cases against public entities and municipalities are subject to different time and other legal limitations. Attorneys who practice personal injury law in New York must be experts in the areas of Municipal Liability in order to effectively represent injured persons. Our partner, Jonny Kool, explains the issues and nuances associated with Municipal Liability: Due to..

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May 17, 2016

11 Injured in Queens School Bus Crash

A yellow school bus collided with a car in Queens on Tuesday morning causing the bus to crash into a light pole. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the accident occurred on 167th St. and 73rd Ave. in Fresh Meadows at about 8:10 a.m., Among the 11 people hospitalized, more than..

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May 16, 2016

Brooklyn SUV Crash Injures Four

Three people were critically injured when two SUVs lost control and jumped the curbs, slamming into pedestrians near Rutland Rd. in East Flatbush at about 9:15 a.m. on Monday. A fourth person was listed with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the cause of the accident is..

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May 11, 2016

How Do I Prove My Injury Case After A Slip And Fall Accident? — NY Attorney Dallin Fuchs explains

Top Slip and Fall Lawyers in New York Our Partner, Dallin Fuchs, shares his expertise on the elements necessary to prove a case arising from a Slip and Fall Accident: Our attorneys are recognized as leaders in New York Slip and Fall Accident trial law. Six of our attorneys have achieved AV Preeminent status with..

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May 10, 2016

Upper West Side Taxi Accident Nearly Severs Woman’s Arm

Due to the fact that over 240 million passengers are transported each year, taxi cab accidents tend to happen more often in New York City than in other areas of the country. These accidents can have serious consequences for the passengers, other drivers and pedestrians. Accidents involving taxi cabs are responsible for thousands of serious..

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