Archive for negligence

Worker Found Dead In Locked Hospital Bathroom After Days

Bronx Hospital worker Anthony Iuso, 44, was found dead inside a bathroom days after he went to the emergency room to get treated for an injured finger, sources said. Iuso was found locked inside a bathroom at Montefiore Medical Center where he worked. ¬† Last Thursday, Iuso left…

Report reveals New York’s ‘deadliest street’

Recent data reveals that out of all New York City streets, Broadway, one of the city’s most famous, has the highest number of incidents of fatal car accidents involving pedestrians. The Tri-State Transportation Campaign conducted a study of accidents from 2010 to 2012 and found that 420 pedestrians…

24-year-old man dies in recent construction accident

Although construction jobs are more risky than a lot of other jobs, construction workers in New York City and beyond often head to their jobs each day, like others, expecting that they will make it back home safely. They expect that measures have been taken to protect them…

Operator Cited in Queens Crane Collapse at Construction Site

A crane operator and a construction site sub contractor failed to inspect crane equipment, adding to the cause of the Queens crane collapse. ¬†Investigations into the cause of the construction site accident revealed the crane operator and sub contractors did not take proper precautions and ran the crane…

NYC can be a dangerous place for pedestrians

Most people in New York City step out of their homes and businesses assuming that they will have an uneventful walk to their next destination. However, new numbers from the Tri-State Transportation Campaign show that walking on New York City streets can be quite dangerous. Between 2009 and…

NYC crane inspector convicted of falsifying records gets probation

In March 2008, a New York City crane accident left seven people dead. It was determined that the inspection of the crane, along with several others, was falsified by a crane inspector. The crane inspector faced criminal charges for his role in the deadly crane accident, but he…

Negligent driving often has tragic results

People in New York City and others living elsewhere should use caution whenever they are driving. In addition to remaining attentive at all times, drivers need to be sure they are driving the speed limit. As always, people need to avoid drugs and alcohol before they get behind…

Father of elevator accident victim files lawsuit

In 2011, a New York City advertising executive was killed in an elevator accident as she was on her way to work. Last year, city officials determined that repairmen working on the elevator at the time did not follow proper safety procedures. The victim’s father recently filed a…

Teenager dies in chain-reaction crash on New York interstate

Many car accidents are the result of inattentive driving. When drivers aren’t paying attention to the road, people can be left with serious injuries. Those injuries may even prove to be fatal in some instances. Although it is unclear what caused a recent New York accident, inattentive driving…

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