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Month: March 2012

Construction Worker Falls From Throgs Neck Bridge in the Bronx

Posted in Construction Accidents on March 30, 2012

A construction worker fell while working on the Throgs Neck bridge early this morning.  The Coast Guard was alerted at 8:05 a.m.  Rescue crews were searching the area for the man who has been identified as John Massas of New Jersey.  Massas was an employee of Nuco Painting Corporation, a sub-contractor hired by the Metropolitan… read more

Common questions and tips regarding a NYC accident

Posted in Car Accidents on March 27, 2012

Injury Tips From A Personal Injury Lawyer – 1 – Do I have to get a lawyer to settle my accident or injury case? No. A lawyer is not a must have when you are injured, however, it is highly recommended. In many cases there is more that can be covered than just your medical… read more

Manhattan Building Collapse Kills One Worker and Injures Two

Posted in Construction Accidents,Premises Liability on March 23, 2012

A building being demolished in Manhattan collapsed killing one construction worker and injuring two others. The building is located on 130th Street near Broadway.  It is owned by Columbia University and was being demolished to make way for the school’s expansion.  Construction workers cut a structural beam which caused the building to collapse, trapping the… read more

Why are malpractice lawsuits in New York so difficult to pursue?

Posted in Medical malpractice on March 19, 2012

News from the Bronx Malpractice Lawyer Below are some key reasons why law firms find it challenging to pursue a malpractice lawsuit in New York: Most medical malpractice cases are difficult because they place significant demands of time and money on the attorney and law firm handling the case. A medical malpractice lawyer may need… read more

How To Avoid A Slip and Fall Accident in NY

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on March 18, 2012

Slip and fall lawsuits are costly regardless of liability. Whether a business owner is at fault or not, its still costs both time and money. It is important to take the necessary precautions in order to avoid a costly slip and fall. The following tips are not only easy to adhere to, but will also… read more

Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Brooklyn, NY

Posted in Pedestrian accidents on March 12, 2012

Brooklyn — A pedestrian was crossing a busy intersection at New Utrecht Avenue, 50th Street and 12th Avenue about 12:30 p.m. on Monday when he was struck and killed by a van.  The victim, a 69-year-old man, was rushed to Maimonides Hospital by ambulance.  He was pronounced dead at the hospital.  The driver of the… read more

NYC Truck Accident Hospitalizes Hit & Run Victim

Posted in Truck Accidents on March 12, 2012

A Newsday newspaper delivery driver was hit by a car that sped away from the accident scene.  On March 4, the accident occurred when  Douglas Pierkarski, the driver of the truck for Newsday,  was traveling westbound on Montauk Highway near Homan Avenue.  A 2005 Chevrolet Malibu struck the truck causing it to overturn.  The men… read more

Product Liability: Bumbleride Indie and Indie Twin Strollers Recalled

Posted in Products Liability on March 12, 2012

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada in cooperation with Bumbleride Inc. of San Diego California, has recalled Bumbleride Indie & Indie Twin Strollers. The product was made in Taiwan, and has a faulty front wheel that could lead to a child being injured. The company has received numerous complaints from users of… read more