Year: 2016

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.

Workers At Risk For Animal Bites, Scratches, and Stings

Posted On May 23, 2016 In General

New York is teaming with animals, both wild and tame. In the wild, the state is rich with various insects, birds, foxes, coyotes, opossums, raccoons, bats, squirrels, skunks, deer, bobcat, and more. At home, nearly 57% of all households contain at least one pet, the most popular being cats and dogs.…

Common Signs Of Nusing Home Neglect & Abuse

Posted On May 13, 2016 In General

Millions of elderly Americans live in nursing homes because they are unable to live independently. These facilities are supposed to provide a safe environment in which the patient can get the assistance and care that they need from qualified individuals. Unfortunately, for a shocking number of the elderly, neglect and abuse become part of their daily routine.…

Driver Of Stolen Vehicle Kills One Person And Injures Another

Posted On May 4, 2016 In Car Accidents

A mother was killed and her husband seriously injured when they were struck by a car while walking on the sidewalk in Brooklyn, NY.

Suspects Are Still At Large

The chain of events which resulted in the death of an innocent pedestrians in danger of being hit by driver bystander began when the owner of the vehicle left the car with the keys still in the ignition while they stopped in a bodega.…

Plaintiffs Win $502 Million For Artificial Hip Failures

Posted On April 20, 2016 In General

A group of plaintiffs was awarded just over $500 million in compensation in a lawsuit filed against medical device manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson.

The Pinnacle Artificial Hip

hip which requires hip replacementThe Pinnacle hip replacement, which is manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopedics, was approved by the U.S.

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