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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
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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Back and Neck Injuries Back Injuries and What You and Your Attorney Should Know

By far, the most common injuries suffered by our clients are back injuries. In fact, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates that lower back pain affects as much as 70% of the population of the United States, making this a highly relevant topic. As personal injury attorneys, it is vitally important […]

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FELA Union Pacific Ordered to Pay Injured Worker $1 Million

A worker for Union Pacific whose 20 year career with the company led to the development considerable damage to his spinal discs, eventually requiring surgery, has been awarded $1 million in damages by an Illinois jury for his injury. The injuries occurred as a result of the many long hours he had put in as […]

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Bus Accidents Bus Driver Claims He Fainted, Causing Bus to Hit Other Vehicle in NYC

The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that a New York City bus driver claimed that he “blacked out” while driving, which caused him to hit another vehicle, injuring three people. Of the 18 passengers on the bus at the time of the accident, several passengers say that they realized what was happening and tried […]

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Car Accidents New York Jets Coach Responsible for Three-Car Crash

On January 14, the coach of the New York Jets, Rex Ryan, ran into a black Mazda, which in turn spun into a red Toyota, causing a three-car accident. This accident took place in Pennsylvania at the intersection of West 3rd and Wyandotte Street. Ryan denied speeding, but did not similarly deny his responsibility for […]

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Construction Accident Queens Construction Crane Collapse: UPDATE

More details have emerged following yesterday’s tragic construction crane collapse in Long Island City, Queens. According to authorities, the accident occurred around 2:30 p.m. at the site of a new residential unit behind the iconic Pepsi-Cola sign in Queens. While the exact cause of the accident has not yet been definitively determined, sources on the […]

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Construction Accident Crane Collapse Reported in Queens

A crane collapse occurred in Queens today, with a call coming in to the New York Fire Department just before 2:30 p.m. It is unclear how many people have been injured, if any, or how severe any injuries are, although some outlets are reporting that there have been some injuries. We will continue to follow […]

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