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January 2014 Archives

Visiting New York City

Its Super Bowl weekend in New York! There are thousands of people here from outside NYC for the Big Game. Unfortunately, automobile and cab accidents may happen, there may be a fall on a sidewalk or inside a premises, and some of those visitors may suffer injury.

Putting A Face To The Name Of The Latest MTA Bus Accident Victim

The New York Times published an interesting piece about the man who recently died in a bicycle-bus collision on West 125th Street in Harlem. Victim Pedro Santiago, 45, was an ambitious Mexican immigrant who made friends from all walks of life. He wanted to become an engineer, and took classes at Columbia and Hofstra Universities. He regularly sent money back to family members in Mexico.

TPHF Attorney Named to Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Tolmage, Peskin, Harris & Falick associate attorney, Matthew C. Lombardi, has been selected to the Super Lawyers 2013 New York Rising Stars List. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Baby Sitter Charged With Assault After NYC Boy's Death

A 4-year-old boy is dead after police found him unconscious inside a bathtub at his baby sitter's apartment in Hell's Kitchen. When confronted, the baby sitter admitted to abusing the child because he was behaving poorly, although she has not admitted that her abuse was the cause of the child's death.

Pedestrian Accidents Kill 2 In Queens, Maim Another In Manhattan

New York City's disconcerting spike in traffic deaths continued Saturday, when two pedestrians died in Queens and another lost her leg in the Upper East Side.

New York City Pedestrian Fatalities Increased In 2013

It seems like there is a tragic pedestrian death every other day in the Big Apple and it is because, on average, there is. During 2013, a pedestrian fatality caused by a motor vehicle occurred every 2.4 days, accounting for 156 deaths.

Mother, 32, Killed By Drunk Driver While Crossing Bronx Street

A woman was visiting a corner store to pick up some items for her 2-year-old twins when a drunk driver barreled into her Saturday afternoon in the Bronx. The pedestrian collision knocked her unconscious; she died before responders could get her to the hospital. The fatal crash occurred on East Tremont Avenue.

Unlicensed Truck Driver Hits, Kills Queens Boy In Woodside

Noshat Nahian, 8, was walking to school with his sister in Woodside when they tried to cross the busy intersection at Northern Blvd. and 61st Street. Tragically, Noshat was hit by a tractor trailer and died.

Mayor Bloomberg Announces Transparency In 911 Response Times

New York City's 911 response system became a source of intense scrutiny after the death of a 4-year-old girl in June. The child, Ariel Russo, became a victim of NYC's error-riddled emergency response system.

Manhattan High School Students Seriously Burned In Lab Accident

"Help me!" are two words a high school chemistry teacher never wants to hear a pupil scream during chemistry lab, but those were the desperate pleas of a 16-year-old boy at Beacon School in Manhattan on Thursday.

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Past President NYSTLA
Big Apple | Pothole & Sidewalk Protection Committee
Trial Lawyers Care
Super Lawyers
Take Justice Back | www.takejusticeback.com
Life Member | Million Dollar Advocates Forum | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum | The Top Trial Lawyers in America
American Association for Justice Leaders Forum | Patron 2015
American Association for Justice | Sustaining Member 2015
Avvo Rating | 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Medical Malpractice

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