Pedestrian accidents in the Bronx have been increasing at an alarming rate. An NYPD police car was involved in a pedestrian accident recently, leaving her looking like “a human pretzel”. The 13-year-old girl tried to run across the street with the light still blinking. The police officer that hit her had just given a motorist a ticket and was responding to a call about a stabbing at the time of the accident. The lights and sirens were […]
It’s a scene that happens all too often with teen drivers. Two people died when their vehicles crashed at a busy intersection in Brooklyn. The impact was so powerful it split one of the vehicles in half as it hit a nearby utility pole. A Nissan Maxima driven by 20-year-old Philbert Martin Williams struck a BMW as it was turning. Both Williams and his passenger, 18-year-old Christina Wipper, died as a result of the crash. The […]
Earlier this month, Gustavo Tapia, aged 22, died in a forklift accident in Brooklyn, New York. He was using a walk behind forklift to push a Yale forklift up a ramp when it rolled backward and pinned him against the wall. The operator of the electric forklift was unscathed but Tapia died from his workplace injury. The Dangers of Forklifts The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that inadequate training causes a number of […]
When Rosy Esparza visited Six Flags in Arlington, Texas, she wanted a fun day out with her family. What began as a summer outing soon turned into tragedy with a tragic amusement park accident. A woman fell to her death from the famed Texas Giant Roller Coaster.
While the legal term “personal injury” often refers to bodily injury, it may also apply to harm inflicted upon one’s mind and emotions. If a person’s body, mind, or emotions have been injured due to the actions of another in Brooklyn for instance, then a personal injury lawyer in Brooklyn should be consulted to sort out the facts and determine whether the offending party owes compensation to the injured. What would be an example of […]
In 2010, prompted by an inconclusive investigation by the Food and Drug Administration, the NY Times set out to do an examination of radiation overdose as a result of the CT brain perfusion scan. The Times review unearthed that overdoses were occurring at an alarming rate. Not only that, but they were larger and more widespread than ever before realized. The review also revealed details as to exactly how and why such overdoses occur, and […]