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Auxiliary NYPD Car Slams Into Pedestrian on Sidewalk in Queens

An auxiliary NYPD car slammed into a woman walking on a Queens sidewalk after it ran a red light and was struck by a van proceeding through a green light, causing the cop car to hit a parked vehicle and careen onto the sidewalk on Friday, July 5th, 2019. Video of the shocking accident, which occurred at the intersection of Harman St. and Cypress Ave. in Ridgewood, was captured by dashcam footage of the parked vehicle. 

Devra Freelander Killed in Truck Crash; 15th NYC Cyclist Fatality in 2019

Yet another cyclist has been mowed down on the streets of New York City after 28-year-old Devra Freelander was struck and killed by a cement truck driver in Brooklyn on Monday, July 1, 2019. Sadly, this marks the 15th cyclist fatality in New York City in 2019, compared to 10 such fatalities in all of 2018. 

Daniel P. O'Toole Receives Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumni Award

Partner Daniel P. O'Toole was proud to be honored with the University of Scranton's Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumni award in recognition of his extensive philanthropic work and his record-breaking successes as a premier personal injury trial attorney. The award celebrates alumni "who embody Scranton's Catholic and Jesuit experience and who have achieved distinction in their professional or personal endeavors."

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Albert Geerders Fatally Struck by Truck Driver in Nesconset Parking Lot

68-year-old Albert Geerders of Ronkonkoma was hit and killed by a commercial truck driver in the parking lot of a Nesconset business on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Multiple outlets report that the truck was backing up at the time the crash occurred. Sadly, Geerders was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Giuseppe Pagano Killed in Fall at Construction Site Near Grand Central

Construction worker Giuseppe Pagano was tragically killed after falling nearly 30 feet from an unguarded scaffold on a construction site near Grand Central Station on Saturday, May 18, 2019. He is at least the fourth construction worker in New York City to be killed in a work accident this year.

Worker Seriously Injured in Fall at Unfinished Stairwell in Brooklyn

A construction worker suffered serious head injuries after falling down a building shaft at a construction site in Brooklyn on Friday, May 10, 2019. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition. Work at the site has been halted, and the contractor responsible for the site has been cited with multiple safety violations. 

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