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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Car Accidents 11 people injured in early morning Brooklyn van accident

Two vehicles, a “dollar van” and a taxicab, collided with each other Thursday morning, causing eleven people to suffer both minor and major injuries. The accident, which occurred at 9:15 a.m., took place at the intersection of Lefferts Avenue and Rogers Avenue in East Flatbrush, as reported by a FDNY spokesperson. Five people sustained severe […]

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Car Accidents Bill Seeking Higher Penalties for Abandoning a Hit and Run Scene

The New York State Senate has passed a bill that allows greater fines and penalties to be meted out to people who will leave the scene of a vehicular accident. The bill introduced by Ken LaValle increases prison time for a hit and run to a maximum of 15 years in prison by changing the […]

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Personal Injury When the “Last Best Offer” Isn’t the Best

We often hear from clients that they have had personal injury claims in the past where an attorney has told them “this is the best we can do.” Insurance companies and the lawyers that work for them are in the business of making money. This means they want to pay as little money as possible […]

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Car Accidents Hit-and-run on Northway injures two

In late February, two people that were pulled over to assess a problem with their car were slightly injured after a car passed by them out on the Northway in Malta, hitting their automobile. New York State Police Sgt. John Phelps said 26-year-old Ashley Shell and Cody Thivierge of Ballston Lake and Corinth, respectively, had […]

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Premises Liability Subway Severs NY Man’s Legs

In one of a string of recent accidents on New York’s subway system, a middle-aged man who had fallen onto the tracks at the 161 Street-Yankee Stadium subway stop suffered the loss of both of his legs when they were crushed and severed by an oncoming train. Remarkably, emergency rescuers were able to take the […]

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Uncategorized New York Partners with NEW NYC to Get More Women in Construction

In an initiative to open more nontraditional jobs up to women and get more women involved in the upcoming New York City bridge construction project, the state of New York has partnered with Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) NYC to provide jobs and training for women seeking a construction job. NEW NYC will be starting […]

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FELA Union Pacific Ordered to Compensate and Reinstate Fired Worker

Union Pacific has been ordered to pay $350,000 to, and reinstate, a worker who was allegedly fired after reporting a work-related injury. After reporting his injury in December of 2010, the employee was charged by Union Pacific with misuse of a company vehicle, a charge which eventually resulted in his firing. However, regulators are treating […]

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Nursing Home Abuse New York Man Accused of Nursing Home Abuse

A certified nurse aide at the Park Ridge Living Center in Greece, NY has been arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a vulnerable elderly person, a felony crime. The charges stem from an assault which occurred on November 5, 2012, when the aide, Groven Glenn, became angry with an 83-year-old resident, throwing a […]

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Construction Accident New York appeals court declares workers’ compensation ruling final

In a 4-1 decision, the New York Court of Appeals decided last week that a workers’ compensation ruling in a personal injury case is binding, saying “findings of fact that are necessary for an administrative agency to reach are entitled to such effect.” This means that the plaintiff will not be allowed to litigate an […]

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Bus Accidents New York City Bus Accident Leaves 11 People Injured

With over 8.2 million people living in New York City, traffic accidents are a daily occurrence across the city. Last week was no exception. Eleven people were sent to the hospital after a bus, a sports utility vehicle, and limousine crashed into each other. The for-hire limousine, also known as a livery cab, attempted a […]

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