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Month: December 2011

NYC Car Accidents & Safe Driver Tips

Posted in Car Accidents on December 31, 2011

NY Car Accident Statistics According to the State of New York Department of Motor Vehicles there were: 315,377 car related accidents in 2010 of which 1,119 of them resulted in a fatality. 27.8% of the 1,119 fatalities were pedestrians killed by automobiles. 10,558 caused serious injuries 18,189 accidents resulted in a moderate injury. 87,634 fell… read more

Slip and fall accidents can be serious

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents,Trip and Fall Accidents on December 30, 2011

Litigation For Slip and Fall Injuries The occurrence of a slip and fall accident is not limited to commercial or business settings. Slip and fall incidents are categorized under a series of personal injury lawsuits, also known as torts, which includes car accidents or dog-related injuries. Slip and fall cases are subject to the same… read more

Fire Destroys An Advertising Execs Home in New York

Posted in Burn injuries on December 28, 2011

Fires and burns are the third leading cause of unintended home injuries and related deaths. On December 25th, a fire killed five family members of Madonna Badger, a Manhattan advertising executive. Badger is the co-founder of the ad firm Badger and Winters, in the Flatiron District. Officials claim that the fire was caused by hot… read more

Brain Injuries: Classmate Stabbed In The Head in Brooklyn

Posted in Brain Injury on December 23, 2011

Classmate Stabbed With Scissors Brooklyn, NY – Chevoiy Nelson, the 16-year-old accused of stabbing a classmate in the head with scissors, has medical and mental issues. His mom said he takes Tegretol, banzel and phenobarbital for seizures and Prozac.  He is under the care of a psychiatrist. Last Tuesday Nelson and some other students were… read more

Manhattan Pedestrians Injured & Killed

Posted in Bicycle Accidents,Pedestrian accidents on December 13, 2011

Two pedestrians were hit, one fatally, within hours of each other in Manhattan on Friday, December 9, 2011.  The first accident occurred on West 57th Street and 10th Avenue when a 58-year-old man was hit by a motorcycle.  The man whose identity has not been released pending notification of family was taken to Roosevelt Hospital… read more

Tips For Preventing Construction Injuries

Posted in Construction Accidents,Wrongful death on December 6, 2011

What are the most common construction site or workplace injuries?  Falls and equipment failures are the causes of most workplace injuries. Its important to be safety minded at all times to help prevent serious injuries from happening to you. Below are seven (7) important tips that will help minimize a construction site injuries and falls: Request… read more