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Larchmont, NY – Man Seriously Burned by Defective Product Incident with E-Cigarette Battery

Larchmont, NY – Man Seriously Burned by Defective Product Incident with E-Cigarette Battery

Larchmont, NY (January 28, 2019) – Police have stated that a man suffered severe burns on Monday morning, January 28, when an e-cigarette battery exploded in his pocket. Authorities reported that the incident took place along Pryer Lane at around 8:30 a.m. prompting responses from police, as well as paramedics.


Hector, NY – Tragic Farming Accident Claims Life of Burdett Firefighter

Hector, NY – Tragic Farming Accident Claims Life of Burdett Firefighter

Hector, NY (January 17, 2019) – According to the Schuyer County Office of Emergency Management, police were called to the scene of a tragic accident that claimed the life of a member of the Burdett Fire Department. The accident, which may have resulted from faulty equipment, happened on Wednesday morning, January 16, at an unspecified time.


Midtown, Manhattan, NY – Hot Dog Cart Burst into Flames Causing Injuries

Mount Vernon, NY – Elderly Woman Injured in House fire on Garden Street

Midtown, Manhattan, NY (December 19, 2018) – Police are actively investigating the cause of an accident in which a hot dog car caught fire and injured one individual on Tuesday night, December 18. The incident, which may be considered a workplace accident, was stated to have taken place on 45th Street and 6th Avenue shortly after 7:00 p.m.


Yonkers, NY – Man Injured Following Car Crash into Home

Brighton, NY – Motor Vehicle Accident o Brighton Henrietta Town Line Road

Yonkers, NY (December 7, 2018) – A man who was driving a vehicle that he said lost control due to a mechanical failure wound up crashing into a home and injuring the driver on Friday morning, December 7. The accident which also led police to the discovery of an illegal marijuana growing operation was reported to have taken place at around 3:00 a.m.


Milton, NY – Man Dies After Becoming Pinned Under Vehicle

Herkimer NY – Three Children Tragically Killed in Early Morning Fire

Milton, NY (November 8, 2018) – A man from Milton was reported to have died in an accident that was possibly due to a defective or poorly made product when a vehicle slipped off the car jacks and pinned him beneath it, according to authorities. The accident happened on Thursday, November 8, at an unspecified time while the man was working on the vehicle.


North Syracuse, NY – Victim of ATV Crash in Critical Condition

North Syracuse, NY – Victim of ATV Crash in Critical Condition

North Syracuse, NY (October 31, 2018) – A man who was riding his ATV on Monday afternoon, October 29, was reported to have crashed into a wooded area for reasons that are under investigation. The accident occurred at approximately 3:14 p.m. and unfortunately resulted in the hospitalization of the victim.


Woman sues Zara, claims dead rodent was sewn into the dress she bought

New York resident Cailey Fiesel during the second week of November filed a lawsuit against Spanish clothing and accessories retailer Zara, claiming that a dead rodent was sewn into the dress that she bought from the store.

According to Fiesel’s lawsuit, Fiesel bought a $40 scoop neck dress from the Zara store in Greenwich in Fairfield County, Connecticut when she found that the dress was filled with a rat’s remains.

New York-based Apparel Production Inc. factory owner Teddy Sadaka, who owns the manufacturing outlet in the United States that distributes the Zara brand, clothes designed by German fashion designer Karl Otto Lagerfeld and Marc Jacobs, told the New York Post that the rat must have been the work of a disgruntled worker, noting, “I’m thinking it had to be done intentionally. It looks like a prank from a worker being paid a couple of cents and saying, ‘Take that, America!’”

If you have ever experienced being hurt in a personal injury accident, or has been inconvenienced by a defective product that you bought in the state of New York due to the negligent actions of other people or parties involved, do not hesitate to seek legal action against them with the help of our attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP by calling our offices today at (212) 779-0057.

Star Trek Actor Killed, Possibly Due to Faulty Car

27 year old Anton Yelchin, who played Chekov in the new Star Trek film was killed at his home on Sunday. His death was caused by his Jeep Grand Cherokee, which rolled backwards and pinned him between the car and the gate to his home. Our thoughts are with his loved ones and fans.

After investigating the star’s death, it was found that the vehicle was left in neutral rather than park. Jeep Grand Cherokees were recalled across the United States in April due to an issue with the gear shift that causes drivers to believe their car is in park, though it is not. The design flaw has caused hundreds of reported accidents and injuries across the country.

When purchasing a vehicle, buyers expect their new car to be safe. Unfortunately, vehicle recalls occur with astonishing frequency and are extremely dangerous.

Released Takata emails suggest systemic manipulation practices

The New York Times recently spent some time looking over the recently released Takata emails regarding the defective airbags which have caused eight deaths in America and been the cause of a massive auto recall across the country. In these emails, one airbag engineer for Takata, Bob Schubert, wrote that he had been “repeatedly exposed to the Japanese practice of altering data presented to the customer,” and noted that this type of behavior was “the way we do business in Japan.”

Schubert’s memo was one of the many documents released in relation to a personal injury lawsuit against Takata that suggests the company has an issue with systemic manipulation. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has fined Takata for not cooperating in its investigation of the automotive company’s defective airbag inflaters, which, according to the Times, was a response to the company manipulating data.

If you have been injured by a defective product, especially one as potentially dangerous as a vehicle or airbag, please contact the legal team of Hach & Rose, LLP, right away to begin discussing your legal options. Our attorneys will work with you as you pursue justice and compensation from the party responsible for you suffering.

Blood coagulant Eliquis is under attack in defective drug lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed in relation to Eliquis, a blood coagulant that allegedly contributed to the death of an individual due to bleeding, Market Watch reported on June 16.

The suit, which was filed in the Southern District of New York, claims that the defective drug is being promoted incorrectly as “one size fits all,” and it lacks a prominent warning that bleeding may be difficult to stop once it starts. Donald Herschell, 60, began taking the drug as prescribed by his doctor due to his atrial fibrillation. Subsequently, he developed gastrointestinal bleeding and succumbed to his condition in a hospital emergency room.

Eliquis, which acts as an anti-coagulant by stemming the bleeding and clotting in wounds, is distributed by two New York-based pharmaceutical giants, Pfizer Inc. and Bristol Myers Squibb.

Our attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP, are knowledgeable and experienced when it comes to handling personal injury accident cases in New York such as those that include defective drugs, exposure to toxic substances, motor vehicular accidents, and more. If you are in need of legal advice or are looking for a lawyer to represent your personal injury case, call our offices today at (212) 779-0057 to begin taking action.

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