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37-year-old father of four compensated for serious injury at construction site

This month our firm secured a $1,400,000.00 settlement on behalf of a non-union construction worker who wrenched his neck and back, sustaining injuries to his head, left shoulder and both knees, when a scaffold partially collapsed.  A tower frame alongside a building on the Dumbo waterfront broke and swung outward, causing the scaffold worker to …

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LIRR Train Derailment after Two Crashes at Westbury Station Kills Three and Injures Many Others

Three people were killed and service was suspended along several Long Island Rail Road lines Tuesday night after officials say a Manhattan-bound train from Ronkonkoma struck a truck on the tracks near Westbury station.  LIRR confirmed that about 800 people were on board the train at the time of the accident.  The violent derailment sent several feet …

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Man Severs Legs At Construction Site Near CornCrib Lane and Locust Lane In Roslyn Heights

A man needed to be rescued by local police officers due to an accident at a construction site in Roslyn Heights.  The 39 year-old man had both of his legs severed while working on the site near Corncrib Lane and Locust Lane.  He had been struck by a large steel plate.  The impact threw the …

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Brant Lake Camp Counselor/Hewlett-Woodmere School Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minors

A Long Island teacher and a longtime counselor at a summer camp is accused of sexually abusing five victims under the age of 11.  Dylan Stolz, 51, of Little Neck, was arrested and is charged with five counts of first-degree sexual abuse.  Stolz has been a counselor at the camp for 33 years. Police said …

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Construction worker Angel Ezpinoza dies after being struck in head.

A worker has died after being struck in the head in a construction accident in Upper Manhattan Thursday afternoon.  The scene of the construction is at the 13-story building on Riverside Drive near the northern end of Riverside Park in Morningside Heights. The property is owned by a non-profit organization, International House. Authorities say it appears …

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Another Construction Worker Needlessly Killed Due To Negligence Of Construction Project Management

A construction worker was killed after he was struck in the head by an anchoring bracket that fell from the building’s roof in Chelsea on Monday, December 18.  The 34-year-old man was found unconscious at 61 Ninth Avenue, on the corner of West 15th Street and Ninth Avenue.  He was pronounced dead at Lenox Hill Hospital. Under New …

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5 Types of Injuries Eligible for Joining a Pain Medication Overdose or Addiction Class Action.

Do I Have A Case? Opioid Injuries and Deaths are preventable tragedies. If you believe that a loved one died because of an opioid addiction and overdose due to the carelessness of a doctor, pharmaceutical company, or prescription company, you may be eligible to joi a class action lawsuit.  The following 5 types of cases are …

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A guide to ladder safety

Ladders are necessary components of any New York construction site. Nevertheless, any workplace tool that involves climbing to a point that’s higher than your body will increase the chance that you will suffer a serious injury. Let’s say you’re painting a two-story wall at a construction site. You may need to elevate yourself to reach …

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