Month: June 2016

Judge Finds Construction Company Guilty Of Manslaughter

Posted On June 28, 2016 In Construction Accidents

shovel of worker killed in construction accidentMore than a year after a man was killed when he was buried alive because the trench he was working in collapsed, a New York Supreme Court Judge in Manhattan found Harco Construction company guilty of second-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.

New Bill Could Be Beneficial For Medical Malpractice Victims

Posted On June 16, 2016 In General

A new bill which has been proposed to state lawmakers in New York would change the statute of limitation laws in medical malpractice lawsuits.

Changes To The Statute Of Limitationssurigcal instruments of surgeon who committed medical malpractice

Currently, the statute of limitations for medical malpractice lawsuits requires the plaintiff to file their claim within 2 ½ years of the alleged malpractice.

New York Elevator Repairman Loses Arm In Accident

Posted On June 9, 2016 In Construction Accidents

A 51-year-old elevator repairman is lucky to be alive after an accident amputated his arm and broke one of his legs.

The police and OSHA inspectors have yet to determine exactly what caused the early morning accident. Witnesses report that a loud “thump” was heard, immediately followed by screams of pain and cries for help from the injured worker.