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October 2017 Archives

New York Laws for Uber / Lyft Drivers & Passengers Hurt in Accidents

There has been a lot of confusion about the insurance coverage afforded to drivers, passengers, and pedestrians injured in automobile accidents involving Uber or Lyft vehicles. If you've been involved in an Uber or Lyft accident in New York State, here is what you need to know:

6 Workers Injured in Crown Heights Roof Collapse - Stop Orders Issued

Six construction workers were injured - four of them seriously - in an alarming roof collapse on Tuesday October 17, 2018. The incident occurred inside a brownstone located at 1294 Park Place, in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn at around 9:45 a.m., according to FDNY officials who responded to the scene.

2 Bronx Workers Seriously Hurt After Falling Through Gap in Scaffolding

Two workers were seriously injured as a result of plummeting 20 feet through gaps in scaffolding at a Bronx construction site on Tuesday October 3, 2017. As reported by the New York Daily News, the two men were installing stone slabs on the façade of a 12-story apartment building on Third Avenue, near East 167th Street when they fell through the opening in the scaffolding.

Worker Seriously Injured by Falling Beam at Harlem Construction Site

A construction worker was seriously injured after a beam fell on him and pinned him to the ground at a construction site in East Harlem on Friday September 29, 2017, as reported by the New York Post. The incident occurred on Third Avenue near East 125th Street.