1 child dead, 1 in critical condition after being struck by van in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, NY – One child was killed and another hospitalized after they were struck by a van just seconds after it dropped them off at a yeshiva in Brooklyn last Monday morning. According to the New York Post, the accident occurred at about 9:20 a.m. in front of Yeshiva Ketana of Bensonhurst, within the 2000 block of 67th Street. The children were crossing in front of a 15-passenger van that had brought them from Staten Island. One of...

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How Much Can I obtain from a Car Accident Settlement?

Several factors influence the amount you might obtain from a car accident settlement. The seriousness of your injury plays a significant role in determining this amount, as it affects your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and many other types of damages. The amount of insurance coverage available plays another significant part in the outcome of your settlement. Of course, a lawyer’s experience building personal injury cases, handling insurance companies, and negotiating fair settlements is yet another important consideration...

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5 Major Crane Collapses & Their Resulting Settlements

There are few more terrifying events in the construction world than a crane collapsing. Any mishap involving these massive structures often results in significant injury or death. A crane accident lawyer can help victims and surviving family members seek damages for medical treatment, lost union benefits, lost pay, and the pain and suffering created by this trauma. Oresky & Associates, PLLC won has won $100s of Millions of Dollars in construction accident cases, including cases involving cranes, hoists, scaffolds, lifts,...

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Update: Elevator that killed Manhattan grocery store worker was illegally installed

MANHATTAN, NY, NY – Authorities have determined that the freight elevator that caused the death of a supermarket employee in Hell’s Kitchen earlier this month had been installed illegally, PIX 11 reports. This story is an update to our recent blog post. The fatal accident occurred on December 15. A 39-year-old employee of the Food Emporium on West 43rd Street was injured when a small freight elevator she was loading began rising while she was still inside it. She suffered...

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Construction worker killed, another injured when wall collapses at Brooklyn rowhouse

BROOKLYN, NY – One construction worker died and a second was injured when a wall collapsed at a residential property in Sunset Park. The FDNY received reports of an incident at 454 42nd Street at approximately 1:30 p.m. on December 28, as reported by Gothamist. A ten-foot retention wall in the rowhouse’s backyard collapsed, trapping multiple workers in the rubble. Emergency responders freed a seriously injured worker and took them to an area hospital for treatment. A second worker was...

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Bicyclist killed by MTA bus in Williamsburg

BROOKLYN, NY, NY – An MTA bus hit and killed a bicyclist in Williamsburg on the night of December 23, the New York Post reports. The bus and the cyclist were both traveling north on Graham Avenue when they collided near its intersection with Metropolitan Avenue shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Few details on the cause of the crash are available at this time. Emergency responders rushed the injured cyclist to Bellevue Hospital, where he died. AMNY identified him as...

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6 injured in Brooklyn when firetruck slams into car, building

BROOKLYN, NY, NY – Six people were injured Sunday when an FDNY firetruck responding to a call in Bath Beach struck a car and then caromed into a children’s clothing store. According to NBC News, the collision occurred in the Gravesend area at about 11:30 p.m. on December 20. A firetruck on its way to a blaze at 8750 Bay Parkway collided with an unspecified passenger vehicle and then crashed into Coquette Kids, located at 439 Avenue U. The car’s...

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Construction worker survives five-story fall in Ithaca

ITHACA, NY – A construction worker is recovering in the hospital after falling five stories and landing in a dumpster Monday evening. According to WSYR-TV, the incident occurred shortly after 5 p.m. at a job site located at 709 West Court Street. The 37-year-old man had unhooked the fall protection he was wearing as he prepared to head home following his shift. He fell about five stories from the roof of the building and suffered severe injuries to his neck...

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Employee killed in Manhattan grocery store elevator accident

NEW YORK, NY – A grocery store worker was killed in an elevator accident in Hell’s Kitchen Tuesday evening. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the Food Emporium on West 43rd Street, as the 39-year-old woman was loading a small freight elevator at the cellar level of the building, according to WABC. An investigation by the Department of Buildings believes that the elevator began moving upwards while the woman was still inside, causing a fatal head injury. She has...

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Common Accident Report Forms for Workplace Injuries

One of your first actions after any type of workplace injury is to seek medical care. Your next step is to notify your supervisor, union representative, or another authorized individual about your injury, accident, or illness. You will complete one or more common accident report forms for workplace injuries. These work accident report forms are part of your obligation for reporting the injury and for helping you get benefits for which you may be eligible. Resources for Common Workplace Accident...

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Blasdell man killed in tractor-trailer accident in Sardinia

SARTINIA, NY – Troopers with the New York State Police responded to a fatal collision between a Jeep and a semi truck last Friday. WKBW  reported that 86-year-old Blasdell resident Nelson H. Drosendahl was traveling on State Route 16 when his Jeep was struck by an oncoming Chevrolet tractor-trailer. Drosendahl was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. An unspecified number of other people were transported to ECMC Hospital in Buffalo to be treated for injuries deemed non-life-threatening. No...

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Six injured, including four firefighters, in fire engine and taxi collision

BRONX, NEW YORK – Six individuals were reportedly injured after a fire engine was struck by a livery cab early Wednesday morning. According to CBS New York, firefighters from Engine 73 were en route to a fire when their truck was T-boned at the intersection of East 161st Street and Tinton Avenue at around 2:00 a.m. Four firefighters and two passengers in the cab sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the collision. An investigation into who is at fault for the incident was underway...

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Two injured in construction lift accident in Newport

NEWPORT, NY – Two construction workers were sent to the hospital after a man lift tipped over at a job site northeast of Utica Friday. The incident occurred at 2799 Newport Road shortly after noon on November 27, as reported by Syracuse.com. Investigators say that four workers were attempting to adjust a set of trusses when a loose truss fell and struck the man lift, knocking it over. A 41-year-old man became pinned under the lift and trusses. Emergency crews extricated...

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Man struck, killed by a tractor-trailer in a hit and run collision

BRONX, NEW YORK, NY – A 71-year-old man died last Thursday afternoon after being struck by a tractor-trailer in a hit-and-run collision in the Bronx. 1010 WINS reports that the accident occurred at the intersection of East 138th Street and Exterior Street, in the borough’s Mott Haven neighborhood, at about 4 p.m. on November 12. Police believe that a southbound truck struck the man, who was discovered lying in the intersection. Emergency responders took the unconscious man to Lincoln Hospital,...

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Food deliveryman killed in collision with Bud Light truck

QUEENS, NY –  A food deliveryman was killed in a collision with a Bud Light truck on Thursday, the New York Daily News reports. The deliveryman was identified as Alfredo Cabrera Licona, a resident of Astoria. Mr. Cabrera Licona was 35 years old and is survived by his wife and two children. According to witness statements, the scooter and the Bud Light truck were headed in the same direction on Astoria Boulevard and both had the light when the truck’s...

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