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Brooklyn Nurse Fatally Struck in Crosswalk by Reversing Construction Backhoe

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A disturbing video from Friday, March 10th reveals a 61 year old Brooklyn nurse being fatally run over in a crosswalk by a reversing construction backhoe. Estelle Davis was walking in a crosswalk near New Lots and Van Sinderen on her way to work, while looking down at her phone. She was struck by a

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Important Safety Tips for Construction Workers When Repairing Building Facades in NYC

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Repairing facades can put construction workers in serious danger, especially when repairing the big buildings in New York City. Worker fatality while repairing facades in New York has been on the rise, not counting the close calls where workers find themselves dangling out of suspended scaffolds. In some cases, construction workers remain dangling in the

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Courts Face Uncertain Path to Reopening Jury Trials Even 1 Year Into COVID-19

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The coronavirus pandemic has impacted all aspects of life as we know it, including the legal industry. The pace of in-person jury trials in state and federal courts dropped off sharply in 2020 after the United Sates’ declaration on March 13, 2020, that the coronavirus pandemic had become a national emergency. Many courts that opted

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6 Year Old Fatally Struck by a School Bus in NYC

On Wednesday, February 24th, a 6 year old was fatally struck by a school bus in New York City near the intersection of South Fifth Street and Hooper Street in Williamsburg. The little boy, Shimon Fried, was on his way to school with his older brother and about to get on the school bus when

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Worker Falls to his Death at a Manhattan Construction Site

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A 52 year old construction worker fell to his death from the 16th floor at a construction site in Manhattan. He was a unionized sheet metal worker who had been with Local 28 for 24 years. The construction worker was working at the NYU Ambulatory Care Center located at 41st Street between Third and Second

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National Stand-Down to Reduce & Prevent Struck-by Accidents

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The leading cause of injuries among construction workers are “struck-by” accidents. Struck by flying, falling, swinging or rolling objects are the four most common “struck-by” accidents on construction sites that result in serious injuries to workers. To raise awareness and reduce these types of accidents, the NORA Construction Sector Council along with the Center for

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Janssen Faces Mounting Elmiron Vision Damage Lawsuits

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Elmiron (pentosane polysulfate sodium) is a prescription drug that is used to treat bladder pain and discomfort associated with interstitial cystitis (IC). This drug has been prescribed and used since the 1990s by hundreds of thousands of people. However, according to alarming recent studies, Elmiron may be toxic to the retina. The retina is the

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MTA Bus Plunges Off a Bronx Overpass Leaving 9 Passengers Injured

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Eight passengers and a bus driver were injured after an MTA bus plunged from an overpass, leaving the articulated bus dangling over an expressway in the Bronx on Thursday, January 14th at around 11:00 pm. The accident happened as the bus was on the University Avenue overpass above the Cross Bronx Express Way. According to

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