A Queens man was struck and killed by a driver who allegedly ran a stop sign hitting the pedestrian who was lawfully within the crosswalk according to a story published in the New York Daily News. https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-bmw-blows-stop-sign-kills-pedestrian-20191216-d73zuvbxdbdovpatkm2oz37aky-story.html Pedestrian accidents represent approximately half of the fatalities caused by traffic accidents in New York City. Despite city-wide..
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The United States of America has the highest mortality rate for women during childbirth than any other developed country. Pregnancy-related deaths in the United States have risen since 2000 while other countries’ rates have gone down. Recently, the New England Journal of Medicine has called for standardized care for the treatment of women in labor..
Summer brings many of the joys of enjoying the outdoors and recreational activities such as hiking, swimming, and boating. Unfortunately, it often gives rise to tragic accidents associated with those activities, particularly when it comes to boating. According to a report by the New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP),..
When tragedies occur, it is natural for people to try to assign blame wherever they can. From a lawyer’s perspective, the issues are rarely as black and white as the general public would like them to be. On Friday morning, a homeless man was found dead under a downtown R train in Brooklyn at the..
As a firm with decades of experience handling medical malpractice cases, the law firm of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP has represented victims injured due to various types of medical malpractice. Unfortunately, a medical error involving the incorrect administration of medicine is a scenario that arises more frequently than most would believe. These..
Bus accidents are often among the most tragic and involved personal injury matters largely due to the number of people who are often injured as a result. Recently, the terrible crash involving the Canadian Junior ice hockey team from Humbodlt, Saskatchewan resulted in the deaths of 15 people and a number of other injuries. This..
OSHA is investigating the death of a construction worker who died due to injuries sustained at the Wynn Boston Harbor construction site in Everett, Massachusetts on Tuesday according to a report by Fox 25 News in Boston. The exact circumstances are still under investigation. In New York, construction accidents such as the one described above..