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Month: April 2012

Car accident in NYC results in ten injured victims

Posted in Car Accidents on April 24, 2012

Pedestrians in New York City are constantly at risk of injury by fast-moving taxis, speeding cars, public buses, rapid-moving motorcycles, and hurried bicycles.  An accident near Times Square involving three cars injured ten people, including at least three pedestrians.  The incident occurred at the intersection of 42nd Street and 6th Avenue at approximately 9:00 p.m. … read more

Lacrosse Helmets from Easton Sports Recalled

Posted in Products Liability on April 21, 2012

Product Recall Alert For: Easton Raptor Lacrosse Helmets Type of injury: Facial or jaw laceration The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in Washington, D.C. announced a voluntary recall of Lacrosse Helmets from Easton Sports, of Scotts Valley, California. Six individuals have suffered facial injuries while wearing the helmets and those injuries have been reported to… read more

NYC motorcycle accident results in death

Posted in Motorcycle Accidents on April 20, 2012

Motorcycle accident results in fatality Cory Kendall Pieper, a solider from Delmar, New York died April 19th due to serious injuries from a motorcycle accident on April 13th while driving in the state of Texas. Officials from Fort Hood stated that Specialist Pieper was killed as a result of the bike wreck. Pieper entered the… read more

Where & How Do Slip and Fall Accidents Occur?

Posted in Premises Liability,Slip and Fall Accidents on April 17, 2012

Thousands of slip and fall accidents happen in New York at all kinds of places. Common slip and fall accidents or trip and fall injuries occur on public sidewalks, public restrooms,  buses, airports, subway, retail stores, shopping centers, restaurants, grocery stores, night clubs, fitness gyms, swimming pools, construction sites, office buildings, on the job, and… read more

Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Hits Taxi in Midtown

Posted in Truck Accidents on April 17, 2012

A tractor-trailer jackknifed and smashed into a taxi pushing it onto a sidewalk in midtown on Tuesday morning.  The incident occurred at the intersection of E. 48th St. and Lexington Ave about 2 a.m.  The big rig slid into a light pole and pushed the cab onto the sidewalk near the Radisson Hotel.  The taxi… read more

New York City Crane Accident Kills One Worker And Injures Others

Posted in Construction Accidents on April 5, 2012

One construction worker was killed and another was injured when a crane collapsed at a construction site in Manhattan.  The accident occurred where the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is extending the 7 subway line.  Two pieces of the boom, a 80-foot piece and a 40-foot piece, came apart and fell to the ground.  Michael Simermeyer, 30,… read more