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  • Construction Accidents

    Worker Killed After Falling 24 Stories Down Elevator Shaft

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A 25-year-old man working on an upscale hotel in Manhattan recently fell to his death down an elevator shaft in the unfinished building. The victim was reportedly installing elevator door frames when the car he was riding in stopped suddenly. A coworker in the car jumped to a landing, but when the victim attempted the […]

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  • Slip and Fall

    Common Types of Slip and Fall Accident Injuries

    By Michael Barasch

    As a kid, you probably experienced your share of falls and tumbles. But what many people may not realize is that some slip and fall accidents can result in catastrophic injuries and even death. And they can occur virtually anywhere.  Slips and falls happen in restaurants, grocery stores, shopping malls, stairwells, elevators, parking garages, apartments […]

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  • Slip and FallPersonal Injury

    Slip and Fall Accidents Are a Leading Cause of Brain Injuries

    By Michael Barasch

    When an unlucky grandmother slipped and fell down a New York City subway station staircase, her life changed forever. The fall resulted in a traumatic brain injury, leaving the once active woman hardly able to communicate.  Maria Alcantara, a 69-year-old mother of four, had just finished work and was on her way to meet her […]

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  • Personal InjurySlip and Fall

    Does a Lack of Security Represent Grounds for a Premises Liability Lawsuit?

    By Michael Barasch

    Public facilities have a responsibility to take reasonable measures that help ensure the safety of anyone who legally visits the premises. This means they must remain watchful for hazards that can cause someone to suffer injuries, and take such measures as repairing loose carpeting, lighting steps and pursuing other actions to prevent falls. However they […]

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  • Personal Injury

    Five Most Common Personal Injury Claims

    By Michael Barasch

    Every year in the United States, a new lawsuit is filed every two seconds. Some of these lawsuits are indeed frivolous, which only adds to our country’s reputation as being quick to sue. Fortunately, there are more lawsuits for legitimate reasons such as personal injury. In these types of cases, the injured party sues for […]

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