January 17, 2013

Murray Hill Ceiling Collapse Injures Three Workers

On January 8, 2013, NY1 reported that a ceiling collapsed in a historic building in Manhattan’s Murray Hill section. The building was undergoing renovations at the time of the collapse. Unfortunately, this is not the first incident of a ceiling collapse in recent years, but it is the most recent example of the potential dangers..

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Posted in: Utility Injuries

January 17, 2013

New York City Hospitals: Better Care Not Just About Fewer Malpractice Suits

Towards the end of December 2012, WNYC published an article indicating that New York City hospitals had been effective at reducing medical malpractice claims and settlement costs. According to the article, the number of lawsuits filed against the city’s public hospitals in the prior 10 years had dropped by 28 percent and the dollar amounts..

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Posted in: Medical Malpractice