In the summer, the number of accidents involving boats and other water activities sharply rise for obvious reasons. As reported by CBS New York, a 26-year old jet skier is in critical condition as a result of injuries he sustained in a collision with a boat near Liberty Island. The exact cause of the accident..
The June 14, 2017 fire at Grenfell Towers Apartment building in London, England was a tragedy of incalculable proportions as 79 victims perished and hundreds had their homes destroyed. The enormity of this devastation is magnified by this shocking report in the New York Daily News that this tragic event was entirely avoidable and preventable…
A Day-in-the-LIfe video is a powerful tool in the arsenal of an experienced personal injury trial attorney. The well-known and well-respected John Afrides of Gold Handle Exhibits explains the importance of this type of documentary in personal injury litigation. We encourage readers of our blog to visit this website and read the valuable information it..
A driver’s attempt to beat a red light resulted in a chain of collisions ending up with the SUV on the sidewalk and 9 people injured. According to CBS New York, the SUV accelerated through the light and contacted multiple vehicles prior to jumping the curb. Eyewitnesses report that the SUV struck one person on..
A likely carbon monoxide leak in the basement below Amish Market in Tribeca resulted in 32 people becoming overcome by the deadly gas. The incident occurred at the intersection of Murray Street and West Broadway and the Amish Market was shut down as dozens of fire crews responded to a call for a carbon monoxide..
In New York, a victim of medical malpractice may be precluded from suing a negligent doctor because the Statute of Limitations has expired before they even knew that medical malpractice was committed. This unjust reality is the subject of Lavern’s Law which would allow victims of medical malpractice the right to sue within a certain..
Pedestrian knockdowns on New York sidewalks are a frightening experience for the victims because the accident usually comes out of nowhere when the victims believe they are in the relative safety of a sidewalk. As reported by CBS New York, a 2-year-old, a 3-year-old and their mother were hit by a car that jumped a..
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..
The partners of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to offer our condolences to the Pillersdorf family and the legal community on the passing of our colleague, Gary Pillersdorf. His Obituary may be found here. Gary was a prominent member of the New York State Trial Lawyers community and his advocacy skills and..
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..