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Boy dies accident in New York

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Boy dies accident in New York

On behalf of O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, posted in wrongful death on Friday, January 29, 2016. In 2015, a tragic accident happened in New York. A 4-year-old boy, was struck and killed by a dump truck driver. The boy had taken his mother’s hand and she led him across the roadway, in a crosswalk with…

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What is methylene chloride and how does it affect people?

On behalf of O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, posted in products liability on Friday, January 22, 2016. A substance called methylene chloride that is used to strip paint from furniture is deadly if the fumes accumulate where you are working. Many people have died because of inhaling this substance’s fumes over a period of time. You…

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Serious injury can occur from a car accident

On behalf of O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, posted in car accidents on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. Car accidents are often caused when a driver is distracted or is simply being reckless and neglectful. It can happen without any warning at all. One minute you are at a stop light and the next, a vehicle has…

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Man dies in case of premises liability in New York

On behalf of O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, posted in premises liability on Thursday, January 7, 2016. Being in an apartment building that has a defective elevator can be scary. In the Lower East Side of New York City, New York, a man was killed because an elevator pinned him down between the floor and the…

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One Man Tragically Killed in New Years Eve Elevator Accident

On behalf of O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, posted in Elevator Accident on Monday, January 4, 2016. On January 1, 2016 the New York Times reported that on New Years Eve a falling elevator crushed a man to death at a building located at 131 Broome Street in Manhattan. The Times reported that the building had…

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The dangers of power industrial trucks

On behalf of O’Dwyer & Bernstien, LLP, posted in construction accidents on Friday, January 1, 2016. Power industrial trucks, more commonly referred to as forklifts, present a number of dangers to construction, warehouse and industrial workplaces. Companies have to follow specific safety requirements when forklifts are in the workplace, and workers who are injured in…

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