Archive for 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…

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…

Apple Investigates Exploding iPhone

Apple is investigating a claim that one of its iPhones spontaneously exploding, according to reports.   Darin Hlavaty claims his iPhone 6 Plus spontaneously burst into flames. The iPhone was in his pocket while he was in class at Rowan University in New Jersey. He suddenly felt his…

Exploding Samsung Phones Recalled By US Regulators

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a formal recall of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 phone after the company volunteered to do so a week earlier.   The Galaxy Note 7 has put consumers at risk over its batteries exploding or catching fire. Samsung has confirmed that…

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…

NY Waterway Ferry Injures Five Kayakers After Collision

Five kayakers were injured after after a ferry struck them on the Hudson River, officials said.   The kayakers, led by a Manhattan Kayak staffer, were traveling in a group of 11 when a NY Waterway ferry pulled out of Pier 79 near 12th Avenue and 39th Street…

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.  …

Two People Injured After ATV Runs Over Them

Two people were hurt when an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) arn over them on the beach at Jacob Riis Park in the Rockaways, officials said.   The driver, who was on beach patrol at the time, swerved to avoid hitting a lifeguard stand but ended up hitting two men…

4-Year-Old Boy Dies From Fall Down Elevator Shaft In Park Slope

A 4-year-old boy has died after falling 50 feet down an elevator shaft of a parking garage at 841 Union Street near Seventh Avenue in Park Slope on Wednesday evening, officials said.   According to the police and Department of Buildings officials, the boy, whose identity has not…

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….

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