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Woman Expected To Sue City For Queens Crash That Killed Her Son

A grieving mother is demanding accountability for a fatal Queens car accident that took the life of her son on April 4. The crash killed four young people after their car plunged into Steinway Creek in Astoria.

Rabbinical Student Killed By Garbage Truck In Brooklyn

A 25-year-old man was killed in a Crown Heights crosswalk on Sunday morning when a sanitation truck fatally hit him. The garbage truck was making a right turn onto Carroll when it collided with the man, who died at the scene.

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.

Fatal Bronx Train Derailment Is Second On Same Curve This Year

A Metro Transit Authority (MTA) passenger train derailed in the Bronx on Sunday, killing 4 and injuring more than 60. The train accident occurred on a sharp curve where the Harlem and Hudson Rivers meet. Unfortunately, the MTA already knew the stretch of rails is dangerous, as a freight train derailed in the same location in July.

Police Officer Hits, Kills Brooklyn Man In Crosswalk

A 61-year-old Brooklyn man was killed in a pedestrian accident last weekend. He was lawfully crossing Broadway at Hooper Street in Williamsburg, when a van made a left turn and ran him over in the crosswalk. There was no reason to call the police, however, because the vehicle involved was a NYPD van driven by an on-duty officer.

Suit Seeks $40 Million For Botched 911 Call Leading To Death

The lives of a 4-year-old girl and her grandmother hung in the balance while a 23-year-old Emergency Medical Services (EMS) worker denied their incoming 911 call and punched out of her computer terminal. This irresponsible and unforgivable act caused a 4-minute, 18-second delay in the response of New York City ambulances - which took an additional 3 minutes and 52 seconds to reach the victims. Errors that contributed to the death of the little girl, Ariel.

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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
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