Tourists’ Rights In New York After an Accident

New York City is a Mecca for world travelers. You can see it when you get on the subways in the city. You see tourists. You hear different languages....

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Pedestrian Suffered Serious Injuries In New York Bus Accident

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A 61-year-old woman was critically injured after being hit by an MTA bus in New York City on March 6, 2017, around 9 p.m. Aurora Beauchamp was crossing E. Houston Street at Avenue D in the crosswalk at a green light when she was struck by the MTA bus. She was transported to a local hospital. Beauchamp suffered serious injuries, including a broken sternum, ribs, hip and pelvis. She also suffered internal bleeding. The bus driver was also transported to the hospital for trauma. The police charged him with failure to yield to a pedestrian. This is not the...

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New York Elderly Pedestrian Killed In a Truck Accident In Brooklyn

A truck in Brooklyn fatally struck an 81-year-old pedestrian on March 18th. The elderly woman was crossing the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn, NYC. The delivery truck was going northbound on Rockaway with a green light when he made a left turn and hit her in the crosswalk. She was knocked down and the truck’s left rear wheel ran over her. The victim was transported to Brookdale Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The 36-year-old truck driver stayed at the site of the accident. He was not charged. Two other pedestrians have been injured...

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Compensation for Burn Injury Victims

The American Burn Association estimates that about 450,000 people receive emergency care and treatment for burns each year in the United States. This number does not reflect burn injuries that are treated at community health centers, private doctor’s offices, or hospital clinics. Approximately 3,400 of these burn victims die due to their burn injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), fires and burns are the third leading caused of accidental deaths. There is a fire injury every 30 minutes each year. Burn victims who are injured as a result of the negligence of another party may be...

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Signs and Symptoms of Brain Injury

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One of the most serious injuries resulting from tragic accidents is a brain injury. Car accidents and sports injuries are some of the main causes of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Another common accident that can result in a brain injury is a slip and fall. However, any type of accident that causes some type of blunt force or impact to the head can be a culprit for a head injury, especially a TBI. If you or a loved one has recently been in an accident or your child has been injured while playing sports, it is very important...

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GLK Provides 33 Kids With a Memorable Opportunity at the New York Knicks v. Atlanta Hawks Game

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The attorneys at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., in collaboration with The Gardiner Foundation, provided 33 children and their parents with a memorable Martin Luther King’s Day by providing tickets to the New York Knicks v. Atlanta Hawks game on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at “the world’s most famous arena.” Madison Square Garden. This experience was unforgettable for most of these children because it was their first time attending The Garden. The children not only enjoyed the game, but also got a swag bag filled with Knick t-shirts and other Knick memorabilia. The children were accompanied by Dexter Gardiner,...

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Three People Dead After a Wrong-Way Car Crash On I-88

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According to New York State Police (NYSP), three people were killed in a wrong-way car accident on Sunday, January 22. Officials received the initial call for the accident around 7:45 that evening. The motorist that caused the wrong-way accident was traveling westbound on Interstate 88. He crossed the median and collided head-on into a car travelling eastbound on I-88. The eastbound vehicle was carrying a family of five, including the parents, a 19-year-old son and two 12-year-old twin girls. Both parents died on impact. The children were taken to Albany Medical Center, with one of the daughters and the...

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31 New York Construction Workers Dead In 2 Years

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A December 23rd fatal construction accident on the Upper East Side of New York City marked the 31st worker to die on the job in the city in the past two years. The worker, whose name has not yet been released, was working on a nonunion work site. The worker was apparently wearing a harness but was not hooked to a cable when he fell. Only three weeks earlier, Wilfredo Enriquez fell to his death at the old Domino Sugar Factory in Brooklyn, marking death 30. Deaths 27 and 28 occurred on November 22nd, when a steel beam fell...

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What Is Required To Win a Medical Malpractice Case

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When you are injured, you depend on a medical professional’s experience and help to make you feel better. The last thing you expect is for the actions of that healthcare professional to make you more sick or injured. In every profession there is room for error and mistake. However, even the smallest error or mistake in the medical profession could cost you your health or life. Most states have enacted laws that allow patients who have sustained injuries because of a failure to diagnose, a failure to provide adequate care or because of an egregious error of a healthcare...

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