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October 2013 Archives

East Flatbush Car Accident Kills Off-Duty Bus Driver

A 54-year-old Brooklyn woman recently died in three-vehicle accident. The crash occurred in the intersection of Foster and Ralph avenues in East Flatbush. The woman was on her way to work when her Pontiac car collided with a Volkswagen before careening into a semi truck.

NYC Child Lead Poisoning Down, But Rate Still Too High

In 2012, there were 923 reported cases of New York City children suffering lead poisoning. The City's health department reports that this figure reveals a 66 percent decline from 2005 and evidences an improvement in lead poisoning prevention. There were 1,183 children poisoned by lead in 2011.

Harlem Girl, 3, Dies From Being Trapped In Sofa Bed

Parents know that there's no shortage of dangers they need to protect their children from, but sometimes harm can come from unobvious sources. A fatal accident in Harlem provides a heart-wrenching illustration of how this can happen.

Manhattan Motorcycle Melee Leaves Man Paralyzed, Another Beaten

Road rage is an everyday occurrence in New York City, but rarely does it amount to the profound harm recently suffered by two men on both sides of the altercation. A motorcycle helmet camera captured shocking video of a recent accident in upper Manhattan.

Girl, 3, Dies After Being Hit By SUV In Queens Intersection

A child died in a Queens pedestrian collision on Sunday, the second NYC child-pedestrian death in a span of 10 days. As with most New York City pedestrian accidents, the authorities haven't disclosed many details.

Thousands Of Nursing Homes Fail Federal Fire-Safety Laws

According to federal regulations, all nursing homes must have automatic sprinkler systems installed throughout their buildings. There is an obvious need for the law, as nursing home residents are typically more vulnerable to smoke and flames than other Americans. In general, seniors are more likely to be slow-moving or suffer from mental confusion in an emergency, so fire sprinklers are a necessity - not a luxury.

Family Of Victim: Bronx Club's Negligent Security Lead To Death

In July 2012, a 28-year-old man was enjoying himself at Whisper's Lounge, a Bronx night club, when he got into an altercation with another patron. That patron was carrying a concealed firearm that he shot into the stomach of the man, causing fatal injury.

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Big Apple | Pothole & Sidewalk Protection Committee
Trial Lawyers Care
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Take Justice Back | www.takejusticeback.com
Life Member | Million Dollar Advocates Forum | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum | The Top Trial Lawyers in America
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