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Manhattan Parking Garage Collapses on Worker During Demolition

A routine demolition turned dangerous on W. 57th Street near 11th and 12th Avenues on Wednesday, February 25 in New York City. The parking garage that was being demolished on the site partially collapsed during the process, striking a worker and leaving him with injuries. Fortunately, these injuries were minor in nature and he was… Read More »

Four People Injured in Manhattan Bus Accident

Four people were injured recently in an accident involving a commuter bus in Manhattan. The bus was leaving the Manhattan Port Authority Bus Terminal when it suddenly crashed in to the wall of a nearby ramp nearby the Lincoln Tunnel. Fortunately, none of those four people suffered life-threatening injuries after the accident, but they were… Read More »

Science Lab Accident in Queens Sends 20 Students to Hospital

A science lab experiment gone wrong led to 20 students being sent to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries. One student told local news reporters that a student in a science class at Holy Child of Jesus School poured a chemical into aluminum foil while conducting a science experiment. The chemical exploded upon… Read More »

Recent Accident Draws Attention to Bike-Pedestrian Collisions

A 59-year-old woman is on life support after being hit by a bicycle in Central Park on September 18. According to police reports, the woman was walking in the crosswalk at a light-protected intersection near W. 63rd St. when the accident occurred, and she suffered severe head trauma. The cyclist remained at the scene of… Read More »

Determining Liability in Improperly Loaded Truck Cases

One of the most common causes of trucking accidents is the improper loading of trucks. There are several different ways that trucks can be improperly loaded. If any of these scenarios are present in a truck accident, the trucking company could be held liable for the accident and any injuries or damage caused. Examples of… Read More »

Student from Brooklyn Killed in Hit and Run Accident

Earlier this summer, a graduate student from Stony Brook University died in a serious hit and run accident. Witnesses say an SUV struck the man as he was rollerblading, and then fled the scene of the crash. The student was taken to the hospital, but later died due to severe injuries sustained during the accident…. Read More »

Student Safety on School Buses

As summer comes to an end, issues surrounding the safety of school buses naturally enter the public consciousness. Back in March, a mini-school bus collided with a taxicab in Brooklyn, causing the bus full of children to flip over completely. Nine people were injured (including six minors), and bystanders rushed over to help the terrified… Read More »

Staying Safe in Taxi Cab Collisions

It is well-known that many taxi cab passengers do not wear seat belts when they are in a taxi, even though they wear them dutifully while driving and riding in other vehicles. When passengers do not wear seat belts, they are more likely to end in the emergency room after smashing into the partitions designed… Read More »

Natural Gas Grows in Popularity — the Danger Stays the Same

Natural gas has become a common fuel for heat and other household uses throughout the United States. With this demand requires extraction, distribution and a great deal of hard labor. Workers in the natural gas industry can face a dangerous workplace, and injuries can be severe. Recently, Barasch McGarry Salzman & Penson, PC won a… Read More »

Motorcycle Safety Tips

Motorcyclists saddle up with special responsibilities and special concerns. These powerful vehicles can lead to a fun, liberating lifestyle. However because they don’t provide the physical protection of a car body around you, you’re vulnerable to accidents becoming very serious, very quickly. Problems such as rough pavement, inexperience and collisions can cause lifelong problems. There… Read More »