Category: Wrongful Death - page 2

August 1, 2017

Cosmetic Buttocks Injection Takes Life of 31-year Old Harlem Woman – “Clinic” Under Investigation

Cosmetic procedures at New York clinics are the subject of much scrutiny and publicity in recent years. Questions exist over their regulation, licensing, and safety protocols. Another tragedy, reported by CBS New York, involved the death of a 31-year old Harlem woman named Latesha Bynum who passed away shortly after she received a cosmetic injection..

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July 27, 2017

Medical Malpractice in Foreign Countries – What You Need to Know

Individuals who have suffered an injury due to a botched surgery can face many hardships. Surgical malpractice may cause patients to suffer serious injuries and may be fatal in some cases. A recent trend involves patients seeking medical treatment overseas due to a variety of reasons, mainly involving the costs associated with elective procedures which..

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July 17, 2017

Deadly Cross-Over Accident on Grand Central Parkway Leaves One Dead and Eight Injured

Cross-over accidents resulting in head-on collisions are among the most serious types of motor vehicle accidents due to their unexpected suddenness and the forces typically involved. According to CBS New York, a cross-over accident on the Grand Central Parkway claimed the life of one person and left 8 others injured. According to this report,the accident..

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July 14, 2017

Lung Cancer and What You Should Know About Its Diagnosis and Treatment

Lung cancer is among the deadliest form of cancer in the United States today. Due to the high fatality rate associated with lung cancer, successful treatment relies on the cancer being identified in its earliest stages. Early and accurate diagnoses often make the difference between life and death. In a recent article by CNN Health,..

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June 30, 2017

Happy 4th of July From Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP! Please Don’t Drink and Drive!

The partners and staff of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July holiday weekend! It is an unfortunate truth that the incidents of drunk driving in New York increase during holiday weekends such as the 4th of July. Please be careful and responsible..

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June 7, 2017

Fatal Fall at Manhattan Construction Site Results in Stop-Work Order from New York City Buildings Department

A worker at a Manhattan construction site plunged 10 stories to his death on Monday when the wooden platform on which he as standing collapsed. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the 62-year old man was doing a survey on the 16th floor when the tragedy occurred. He fell 10 stories..

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May 31, 2017

Off-Duty Police Officer Killed in Cross-over Collision on Route 78

Cross-over accidents are often the most deadly and tragic type of motor vehicle accident because of the forces involved and their sudden, unexpected nature. On Tuesday morning, an off-duty Summit police officer, Matthew Tarentino, was on his way to work when the tragedy occurred. According to a report by CBS New York, a vehicle heading..

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May 23, 2017

Fatal Head-On-Collision on Route 22 in Putnam County

On Tuesday afternoon at around 1:30pm, a fatal car accident occurred on Route 22 just north of the Milltown Road intersection in Brewster, New York. According to a report by the Chappaqua Daily Voice, one person was killed and two others were seriously injured as a result of this head-on-collision. The nature and extent of..

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May 5, 2017

Do Simultaneous Surgeries Increase the Risk of Medical Malpractice?

Simultaneous or concurrent surgeries are an accepted, if not widely-known, practice among many hospitals and medical providers. As reported by CBS New York, this practice is a profit-driven practice wherein a surgeon has multiple operations occurring at the same facility at the same time. The surgeon does the important parts of the multiple procedures while..

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May 3, 2017

Most Construction Worker Deaths in New York City Are to Immigrants from Central and South America

In 2015, there were 25 deaths involving construction workers in New York City. Of those 25 deaths, 18 involved immigrants, with 13 being from Central and South America according to a report published in Crain’s New York Business Magazine. Attorneys who practice construction accident law in New York City are well aware that a large..

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