An 11-year old girl was in the crosswalk when she was struck and run over by a school bus on Wednesday afternoon. According to CBS New York, the accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. at Nostrand Avenue and St. John’s Place in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. According to an eyewitness report, the girl was in the crosswalk..
An accident is among the most traumatic and life-altering experiences an individual can endure. If that accident also results in a serious injury or the death of a loved one, the physical, emotional and financial stress that is caused can be catastrophic. If an accident results in an inability to work, the burden can be..
In New York City, there are many dangers that New Yorkers must be aware of. When a “high wind” warning is issued, another danger is added to the list. In recent years, news reports have identified the risks of high winds particularly at construction sites where cranes, equipment and other debris affected by high winds..
While shopping at a deli in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, a 67-year old woman was struck and killed by a motor vehicle that jumped the curb. According to a report from the New York Daily News, the 85-year old driver of the vehicle involved in the deadly crash was trying to park his..
The partners and employees of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partner, Dallin M. Fuchs, on his recent settlement of a Bronx police brutality case involving the New York City Police Department. The case involved a 35-year old man detained by store security at a Target store in the Bronx..
Cervical Cancer has been in the news of late given the recent article in the journal Cancer documenting that cervical cancer has a higher death rate than experts previously believed. Today, another story about cervical cancer garnered media attention when it was revealed that Erin Andrews, a well-known sports reporter for Fox Sports, overcame a..
Cervical cancer is a highly preventable form of cancer in the United States due to the availability of screening tests and a vaccine to prevent human papilloma virus, or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer. Unfortunately, a recent study shows that woman are dying from cervical cancer at a much higher rate than previously thought…
Yet another fatal pedestrian accident has occurred in New York City. This time, a woman was crossing Caton Avenue at St. Paul’s Place in the Prospect Park South section of Brooklyn. According to CBS New York, the accident happened at around 8:25pm on Wednesday evening. The offending vehicle was an auto transport truck. Apparently, the..
During the winter season, snow and ice accidents are a major cause of personal injuries. If you have suffered an injury as a result of a fall on snow and ice, these are the Top Six things you or someone on your behalf should do as soon as possible: 1. Call for help – you..
Dog bites do not often make national headlines, but such was the case recently, and at the highest level imaginable. This week, an 18-year old girl visiting the White House was bitten on the face by Sunny, the First Family’s dog. As reported in the New York Daily News, the dog had no prior vicious..