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Man Injured by falling Crane Sues the City

A man injured in the February 5th accident, plans to sue the city for gross negligence when it came to securing a large boom crane during periods of high gusts of wind. Because of the accident, the man’s skull and spine were fractured and he plans to sue the city for $30 million. In his […]

Questions surface about the safety of our nation’s water supplies

In most parts of the U.S, the safety of our drinking water supply is something that’s taken for granted. That sentiment, however, is quickly changing as reports surface of lead-tainted water supplies that are impacting communities from Flint, Michigan to Newark, New Jersey. Flint’s current water crisis has received the most national attention and many […]

Back to the Old Ways in Construction?

After the city announced tighter measures for handling cranes, it has decided to go back to its original safety plans. According to therealdeal.com, “Two days after the Feb. 5 collapse, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced tougher regulations, which included halting crawler crane operations whenever winds were even forecast to exceed 20 miles per hour or […]

Chipotle struggles to rebound after E. coli and norovirus outbreaks

From it’s humble beginings in 1993, Chipotle has grown into one of biggest and best-known fast food restaurants in the U.S., boasting 2015 sales of $4.5 billion dollars. Chipotle’s success has been due in part to the restaurant’s open commitment to using locally-sourced and chemical and hormone-free ingredients. However, in recent months, the Mexican restaurant’s […]

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 […]

Penalties to increase for Construction Violations

Penalties for construction violations are expected to rise by at least 4 times the current amount. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans for an increase in fines for construction sites that have some sort of violation. In the next 90 days, the city will sweep around 1,500 construction sites looking for safety violations. This comes […]

Streets still closed after crane collapse

This past Friday, a crane collapsed in Tribeca, killing 1 man and injuring 3 others. The man who was killed was sitting in his car on his way to work when the large crane collapsed and crushed his car. After the accident this weekend, the Mayor and the city have come up with a plan […]

Construction Accidents Continue to Rise

Four construction workers were left dangling when the scaffolding they were standing on collapsed. The workers were fixing the windows on the top floor of the six story building when a cable broke and the scaffolding gave way. The workers were initially saved by their harnesses until the FDNY arrived. Of the four, only 2 […]

Elevator Company Sued for Damages after Fatal Accident

On October 2nd a man was crushed and killed by the elevator while exiting it. The makers of the elevator are being sued by the Cobble Hill Homeowner’s Association. They “filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan federal court against Global Tardif Manufacturing Group, Leroy-Somer Motors and Drives, and Warner Brakes. They make produce a lift […]

Recent snowstorm provides stark reminders of CO poisoning dangers

As residents throughout the Northeastern U.S. attempt to dig out from the monster snowstorm that dropped several feet of snow on the region, the official death toll related to the storm continues to rise. According to ABC News, the storm-related death count currently stands at 49. From snow-shoveling induced heart attacks to motor vehicle accidents, […]

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