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Burn Hazard Baby Monitors

Nearly 30,000 baby monitors sold at Babies R Us, Target and other retailers contain batteries that can overheat, posing a burn hazard to customers. The batteries can swell and expand, causing the battery cover to open, exposing the hot batteries. The Lorex Care ‘N’ Share baby monitor has received almost 500 reports of batteries overheating. […]

Tour Bus Crashes on the Upper East Side

At about 1:15pm Thursday afternoon at 5th Avenue and East 63rd Street, a tour bus slammed into a tree. The double decker bus was heading south on 5th Avenue when it swerved into a tree to avoid colliding a taxi. Many were injured on the top deck of the bus, including a pair of tourists […]

Man Struck on Canal Street

Just before 5am Friday morning a man was struck on Canal Street and West Broadway. The driver immediately stopped, and there is no criminality suspected. Many New Yorkers are victims of accidental morning car crashes due to the morning pandemonium that the city offers. Manhattan is a fast-paced chaotic city with roughly 3.9 million of […]

Subway Push Victim at Ease

“I just want to know why this happened to me.”- Eqwuato Amulu Last week, a 69 year old man named Eqwuato Amulu, was pushed down the stairs at the 36th street M/R subway station in Long Island. This “accidental shove” has left the victim with a fractured knee and other major injuries involving the face […]

Toxic Fumes at Construction Site

Not only do construction workers have to worry about getting hurt by falling debris or cranes, they have to worry about getting sick from the fumes of different chemicals that are on site. Thus is the case with workers at 741 Eight Avenue this morning. “Three construction workers were injured Wednesday at a Midtown job […]

VIDEO: What to do after your child is injured at school

It is somewhat common for students to be injured at school while playing at recess, participating in sports or engaging in horseplay. However, some school injuries are the result of improper maintenance of school property or ineffective supervision. When this is the case, the student’s family may be entitled to damages from the school and/or […]

Construction worker falls from plagued building

A construction worker plunged as many as four stories. Despite the seriousness of his injuries, he was not killed. The building has seen its fair share of violations in the past. “The building, 34 W. 17th St., has a history of unsafe conditions. The Department of Buildings in August levied a $1,000 fine on the […]

Street closures due to falling sheet metal

Blocks surrounding the Sheraton New York hotel in Midtown were closed Monday following an incident which involved 2 steel panels that fell onto parked cars. 52nd through 54th Streets along 7th Avenue were closed as a precaution after the 4×8 foot steel panels crashed, possibly from the 46th floor. Fortunately no one was hurt by […]

Cough Syrup Recalls

A company is recalling two of its cough syrups due to mislabeling of the dosage cups which can lead to an accidental overdose. “The Perrigo Company is voluntarily recalling two batches of its children’s guaifenesin grape liquid (100mg/5 mL) and three batches of its children’s guaifenesin DM cherry liquid (100mg guaifenesin and 5mg dextromethorphan HBr/ […]

Sink holes in playgrounds

A recent lawsuit brought on against a construction company blames its buildings for causing sinkholes in a nearby dog park as well as in the playground of the school adjacent to the property. According to a report on DNAinfo.com, “The builders and owners of 200 Chambers St., a soaring condo tower that sits behind. 234, are […]

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