East Harlem Building Evacuated After Man Falls Through Stairs

A building was evacuated in Harlem over stability concerns after a man fell through a set of stairs inside 29 E. 104th St. in East Harlem yesterday.  The building is six stories high, with six apartments on each floor.  The building’s owner was listed in Department of Buildings records…

$1 million settlement awarded in construction worker’s death

An insurance company has awarded the parents of a New York man who died in an accident involving a crane a tax-free sum of $1 million. The contractor, Yonkers Contracting, was fined $68,000 and cited for 10 violations because of the incident. The crane crushed the 30-year old…

Suspected Police Brutality in Raid Case

A Brooklyn family is claiming Carlos Alcis, a 43-year-old father of eight, collapsed and died after NYPD officers wrongfully stormed their home in a morning raid.   The NYPD says they did respond to the address on Rockaway Parkway in the Brownsville section, but they dispute the family claim.  The…

New York workers’ injury numbers below average

A study based on U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers showed that workplace injuries and illnesses vary widely by state. Injuries that could have resulted in workers’ compensation claims were lowest in New York and the District of Columbia, but highest in Maine, according to…

Morgan Levine Dolan Files Lawsuit Against the City of New York in the Lillian Cruz Pedestrian Death Case

We have filed a lawsuit against the City of New York and other parties in connection with the pedestrian killing of Lillian Cruz this past March.  Lillian was crossing the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Court Street in Brooklyn when she was struck by a dump truck. Moments…

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