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Blog Posts in April, 2016

  • First Department Reverses Lower Court Decision Granting Summary Judgment to the City of New York Pursuant to Labor Law 240(1) and 241(6)

    First Department Reverses Lower Court Decision Granting Summary Judgment to the City of New York Pursuant to Labor Law 240(1) and 241(6) In the case Siguencia v City of New York 2016 NY Slip Op 03108, the Appellate Division, First Department, reversed the Decision of the lower court granting summary judgment to the City of New York pursuant to Labor Law 240(1) and 241(6). The Appellate Division's ...
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  • Child Injured in Brooklyn by Concrete Falling From Elevated Subway Track

    Child Injured in Brooklyn by Concrete Falling From Elevated Subway Track The City of New York and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have a duty to maintain their property in a reasonably safe condition. That duty includes conducting reasonable and proper inspections to insure that their property is safe and will not unreasonably injure people using or near the property. Unfortunately, on ...
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  • Our New York Lawyers are Taking Cases for Patients Who Suffered an Injury or Illness While Taking Benicar

    New York Benicar Lawyers Our New York Lawyers are Taking Cases for Patients Who Suffered an Injury or Illness While Taking Benicar In July of 2013, the FDA issued an updated label warning that the drug Benicar (the generic name is olmesartan medoxomil) could cause sprue-like enteropathy; a disease often characterized by celiac-like symptoms which can damage the small intestine’s ability to absorb ...
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  • Construction Worker Injured When Truck Hits Crane in Morningside Heights

    Construction Worker Injured When Truck Hits Crane in Morningside Heights On Monday, April 25, 2016 at approximately 10:30am, a construction worker was injured when the crane he was using was struck by a truck passing the crane on the street. This accident occurred on West 114th Street in Morningside Heights, New York. According to a report by CBS New York , the worker was aloft in the bucket of ...
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  • A 34-year-old Bicyclist Was Fatally Struck by a Car in Brooklyn Friday Morning

    A 34-year-old Bicyclist Was Fatally Struck by a Car in Brooklyn Friday Morning In a report published in the New York Post , a 34-year-old woman was killed in a bicycle accident on Friday morning. The details surrounding this bicycle accident remain under investigation. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool , we understand the financial burden that a bicycle accident can cause riders and their ...
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  • The Timely Diagnosis of Cancer

    The Timely Diagnosis of Cancer Our partner, Barry Washor , explains the analysis utilized by New York attorneys in determining if cancer was diagnosed in a timely manner in evaluating whether or not the basis exists for a medical malpractice lawsuit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frFps9HQrkU If you or someone you love has suffered a sickness or injury that you believe may have been caused by a ...
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  • Improper Treatment by Coney Island Hospital Emergency Room Leads to Death of 47-year Old Brooklyn Woman

    Improper Treatment by Coney Island Hospital Emergency Room Leads to Death of 47-year Old Brooklyn Woman The New York State Department of Health investigated the wrongful death of 47-year old Brooklyn woman, Grisel Soto, in the Emergency Room of Coney Island Hospital and concluded that the medical treatment she received was improper. According to a report by the New York Daily News , the New York ...
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  • Five People Injured When Police Car Crashes into Cupcake Truck in Queens

    Five People Injured When Police Car Crashes into Cupcake Truck in Queens In a rather strange motor vehicle accident on Monday, a New York City Police Department vehicle crashed into a parked food delivery truck on a residential street in Queens. According to a report in the New York Post , 5 people were injured, including the two police officers in the NYPD vehicle and Little Debbie Cupcakes were ...
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  • Injuries and Legal Protection at Construction Job Sites in New York

    Injuries and Legal Protection at Construction Job Sites in New York -- NY Lawyer Jonny Kool explains In this video, our partner and expert on New York construction law explains injuries and legal protection for Construction Job Sites in New York: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=220vXa0BrNE Have you or someone you love suffered a serious injury in a construction accident ? If so you should not ...
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  • Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool Named a "Best Law Firm" in 2016 by U.S. News & World Report

    The partners of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool are proud to announce that we have been named as a Best Law Firm for 2016 by U.S. News & World Report . Two of our partners, Barry Washor and Christopher L. Sallay have been named as Best Lawyers in the fields of medical malpractice and personal injury respectively. The U.S.News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous ...
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  • Amtrak Crash Kills 2, Injures Dozens

    Amtrak Crash Kills 2, Injures Dozens On Sunday morning, an Amtrak train collided with a backhoe that was left on the railroad tracks. As a result, two people were killed and dozens were injured. According to a report in the New York Daily News , this train accident occurred just south of Philadelphia in Chester, Pennsylvania. The train had left New York City earlier that morning and was bound for ...
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