Cases Of Interest
FALLING OBJECT ON CONSTRUCTION SITE/ NEW YORK LABOR LAW LIABILITY – A construction worker who was doing masonry work on a school building was injured when he was struck by a scaffold plank that fell from the fourth floor while the scaffold was being dismantled.
CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT/NEW YORK LABOR LAW LIABILITY – This construction worker was in the process removing concrete windowsills from a six-story building when the scaffold he was working on bent in the middle causing him to fall backward, injuring his neck and back.
SIDEWALK ACCIDENT/PREMISES LIABILITY – A Brooklyn pharmacist tripped on a cracked and raised sidewalk in front of a two-family home, tearing the rotator cuff in his shoulder.
MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT/PEDESTRIAN KNOCKDOWN – This is accident case where although there were witnesses and both the police and fire departments responded to the scene, no one noted or took down any information of the vehicle that struck our client.
DEPARTMENT STORE ACCIDENT/PREMISES LIABILITY – A Brooklyn registered nurse while shopping at Bed Bath & Beyond was struck by comforters, which were being stored as “top stock” on a shelf approximately 15 to 18 feet high. As a result, the customer sustained a herniated disc in the neck and aggravation of a pre-existing herniated disc in the lower back.
CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT/NEW YORK LABOR LAW LIABILITY- A Brooklyn construction worker was injured when the hoist he was using to raise iron beams, dislodged from the third floor and struck him on the ground floor.
SUPERMARKET SIDEWALK ACCIDENT/PREMISES LIABILITY – A Brooklyn home health aide working for an elderly patient in Queens tripped and fell after stepping into a hole in the sidewalk directly in front of a supermarket.
Motor Vehicle Intersection Accident/Unmarked Police Car – This case involves a 78-year-old Brooklyn resident, employed by the New York City Police Department as a crossing guard, who was involved in an accident with an unmarked police car. The police vehicle was driven by a plainclothes police officer who was transporting a prisoner to Kings County Central Booking located in downtown Brooklyn. This accident took place on December 29, 2006, at approximately 12:45 p.m. at the intersection of Atlantic and Washington Avenues. Both drivers claimed that they had the green light.
INJURY LAWSUIT AT DEUTSCHE BANK BUILDING (WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE) – A worker dismantling an air-conditioning duct at the problem-plagued former Deutsche Bank building at Ground Zero has filed a lawsuit over an injury he suffered during demolition preparations.