personal injury

Two Toddlers Killed From Radiator Burns In Cluster Site Apartment

Two young girls were killed after the radiator in their shelter apartment filled the room with scalding steam as they napped, officials said. The incident happened at 720 Hunts Point Avenue, which was used by the city’s Department of Homeless Services as cluster-site housing, officials said.   The toddlers, Scylee Vayoh Ambrose, 1, and Ibanez …

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Exploding Phone Injuries Prompt Samsung To Recall All Galaxy Note 7s

Several new incidents of reported overheating by the Galaxy Note 7 replacement phones has prompted Samsung to recall its Galaxy Note 7 phone line altogether.   Samsung has already issued a recall of its popular phone line back in September, asking consumers to turn in the devices for replacements. However, there have been several reports …

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Woman Injured After Falling Through Floor In East Harlem Restaurant

A woman was injured after she feel through the floor of an East Harlem restaurant’s basement, officials said. The incident occurred at Joy Burger Bar on 110th Street and Lexington Avenue.   According to reports, a woman who was visiting the restaurant with her husband fell through an open hole where a metal panel provides …

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Brooklyn Boy Suffers Burns After Samsung Phone Explodes In Hands

A 6-year-old boy suffered burns after a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone exploded in his hands, his grandmother, Linda Lewis, told reporters. The Galaxy Note 7 is at the heart of a global recall after 35 separate reported incidents of the smartphones’ batteries overheating and catching fire.   The boy was using the smartphone to …

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9 Injured In Fire Involving Bus Carrying Wheelchair Passengers

Nine people were injured when a bus carrying passengers in wheelchairs caught fire in East Harlem on Wednesday morning, fire officials said. The incident happened at East 106th Street and Park Avenue around 11 a.m., officials said. The FDNY has not yet determined the cause of the fire.   Four passengers in wheelchairs, four other …

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