Category: Personal Injury - page 19

May 5, 2016

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool Accepting New York IVC Filter Cases

Our Attorneys Protect the Rights of New York Victims of Defective IVC Filters The IVC (Inferior Vena Cava) is a major vein in the human body which transports blood from the lower body to the heart. Retrievable IVC Filters are cage-like, spider-shaped wire devices purportedly designed to protect patients who are at a high risk..

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April 28, 2016

First Department Reverses Lower Court Decision Granting Summary Judgment to the City of New York Pursuant to Labor Law 240(1) and 241(6)

First Department Reverses Lower Court Decision Granting Summary Judgment to the City of New York Pursuant to Labor Law 240(1) and 241(6) In the case Siguencia v City of New York 2016 NY Slip Op 03108, the Appellate Division, First Department, reversed the Decision of the lower court granting summary judgment to the City of..

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April 27, 2016

Child Injured in Brooklyn by Concrete Falling From Elevated Subway Track

Child Injured in Brooklyn by Concrete Falling From Elevated Subway Track The City of New York and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition. That duty includes conducting reasonable and proper inspections to insure that their property is safe and will not unreasonably injure people using..

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April 25, 2016

Our New York Lawyers are Taking Cases for Patients Who Suffered an Injury or Illness While Taking Benicar

New York Benicar Lawyers Our New York Lawyers are Taking Cases for Patients Who Suffered an Injury or Illness While Taking Benicar In July of 2013, the FDA issued an updated label warning that the drug Benicar (the generic name is olmesartan medoxomil) could cause sprue-like enteropathy; a disease often characterized by celiac-like symptoms which..

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April 25, 2016

Construction Worker Injured When Truck Hits Crane in Morningside Heights

Construction Worker Injured When Truck Hits Crane in Morningside Heights On Monday, April 25, 2016 at approximately 10:30am, a construction worker was injured when the crane he was using was struck by a truck passing the crane on the street. This accident occurred on West 114th Street in Morningside Heights, New York. According to a..

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April 12, 2016

Five People Injured When Police Car Crashes into Cupcake Truck in Queens

Five People Injured When Police Car Crashes into Cupcake Truck in Queens In a rather strange motor vehicle accident on Monday, a New York City Police Department vehicle crashed into a parked food delivery truck on a residential street in Queens. According to a report in the New York Post, 5 people were injured, including..

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April 11, 2016

Injuries and Legal Protection at Construction Job Sites in New York

Injuries and Legal Protection at Construction Job Sites in New York — NY Lawyer Jonny Kool explains In this video, our partner and expert on New York construction law explains injuries and legal protection for Construction Job Sites in New York: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=220vXa0BrNE Have you or someone you love suffered a serious injury in a construction..

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April 4, 2016

Amtrak Crash Kills 2, Injures Dozens

Amtrak Crash Kills 2, Injures Dozens On Sunday morning, an Amtrak train collided with a backhoe that was left on the railroad tracks. As a result, two people were killed and dozens were injured. According to a report in the New York Daily News, this train accident occurred just south of Philadelphia in Chester, Pennsylvania…

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March 9, 2016

Some NYPD Officers Still Using Banned Choke Hold

When a New York City police officer or other law enforcement personnel use excessive force, civilians, suspects and prisoners can suffer catastrophic or fatal injuries. In cases such as these, injury victims and their families may be entitled to compensation from the City of New York. To obtain a successful verdict or settlement in an..

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March 8, 2016

Carbon Monoxide Scare in Queens

As reported by CBS New York, 5 people were hospitalized following a Carbon Monoxide leak in Queens, New York. The exact cause and source of this poisoning is not yet known. In homes and other buildings, Carbon Monoxide(CO) comes from the boiler or furnace as a result of the burning of a fuel source. Carbon..

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