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October 2012 Archives

Truck driver cited after striking overpass in New York

Truck accidents can be catastrophic for innocent victims. Because of their enormous size and the heavy cargo that they frequently transport, trucks can do extreme damage in an crash. Often times, the driver of a tractor trailer will escape the truck accident unscathed, while other vulnerable motorists and bystanders suffer serious injuries or fatalities. This is why it is crucial that truck drivers and truck owners are cautious and compliant when it comes to safety requirements.

New York teenagers cause accident with bus

In New York and across the country, law enforcement has been focused on keeping drivers safe by cracking down on distracted or reckless driving. Drivers who are not paying attention to the road or are speeding or ignoring traffic laws pose a serious threat on the road because they can be responsible for causing a serious car accident. An additional threat on the road may be less easy to spot and impossible to stop: teen drivers.

Crane owner fined for several safety violations causing fatality

Construction sites can be dangerous places to work. There are heavy machines, powerful tools and hazardous conditions that can put workers in danger every day. While there are several regulations and standards in place to prevent construction accidents, the reality is that negligence and careless behaviors can lead to devastating injuries on a job site.

Case Results

Since 1965, we’ve recovered over $1 BILLION on behalf of our clients. read more
  • $2.1 million settlement

    for 33-year old electrician who fell from ladder while attempting to fit heavy cable into crown box when cable sprung back and struck him, causing him to suffer left shoulder injury with impingement.

  • $1.6 million settlement

    for 38-year old electrician who slipped and fell on debris on stairway with resulting cervical herniated disc and aggravation of pre-existing arthritic changes.

  • $2.55 million settlement

    for 42-year old electrician who fell into an uncovered, unprotected hole and suffered a severe low back injury with herniated disc(s) that required surgery at L4-5 and L5-S1 levels.

  • $1.75 million settlement

    for 26-year old construction worker who fell through opening in roof and fractured his wrist, requiring surgery with open reduction and internal fixation, external fixation device, and eventual fusion.

  • $2.5 million settlement

    for 38-year old female electrician (with history of prior neck injury) who tripped on uneven Masonite protective floor covering, and suffered neck injury with herniated discs requiring cervical fusion.

  • $1.2 million settlement

    during trial for 40-year old sheet metal worker who was struck in the neck and shoulder by an air conditioning unit and suffered herniated cervical discs and cervical radiculopathy.

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