Archive for injuries

Car Chase Through Bronx And Westchester Injures 1

A high-speed car chase from the Bronx that ended in a crash in Mt. Vernon critically injured a female passenger who was holding a 2-year-old girl in her lap.   The chase began when officers tried to pull over a white 2014 Nissan Maxima after it was allegedly…

Playground Injuries Cost NYC Nearly $20M In Settlements Since 2010

In the past five years, the city has paid roughly $20 million in 566 settlements for city playground-related personal injury claims, according to city records obtained by the New York Daily News. In the past 10 years, the number of playground-related legal claims rose 53%, a report by…

Woman Seriously Injured After Car Jumps Curb In Manhattan

A woman, who has not been identified, was seriously injured after a car jumped a curb and pinned her against a light pole on Second Avenue and East 49th Street at 4:30 p.m., according to reports.   A silver Mercedes was driving southbound along Second Avenue when the…

Construction Worker Injured After Fall At West Manhattan Site

A construction worker was seriously injured after he fell 40 feet to the ground at the One Manhattan West construction site at West 31st Street and Dyer Avenue on Monday afternoon, according to reports.   The man, whose identity has not been revealed, fell off a building at…

LIRR Involved In 2 Separate Train Accidents

A 45-year-old man from Holbrook was struck and killed by a Long Island Railroad (LIRR) train near the Ocean Avenue Crossing in Ronkonkoma early Wednesday morning, and another person, who has not yet been identified, was struck near the Port Jefferson station on Wednesday afternoon, according to reports….

Vacant Building Collapse Injures 3 In Brooklyn

A vacant building at 1438 Fulton Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant collapsed on Tuesday afternoon, leaving three passersby injured, according to reports. The four-story building was being prepped for demolition. It was not immediately clear why the building collapsed.   A bicyclist and two other people were hurt, authorities said….

We help New Yorkers pursue premises liability claims

With ownership comes responsibility. Every New Yorker who owns a home, a piece of property or who runs a business that is open to the public has a responsibility to keep their premises reasonably safe. If they do not and it leads to an accident, they may have…

Child Killed By Taxi Collision In Front Of School

Twelve-year-old Ervi Secundino was struck and killed by a taxi while crossing the street in front of his school. The boy was struck in front of P.S. 200 elementary and intermediate school on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard just before 4 p.m., according to police.   He was…

New Yorkers

New Yorkers have likely heard about many situations where a person goes to a store and then slips and falls on a puddle. Others may have heard about a person who walks up a flight of stairs and leans on the railing which then gives way, sending the…

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