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  • Carbon Monoxide Leak Overcomes 32 People in Tribeca

    A likely carbon monoxide leak in the basement below Amish Market in Tribeca resulted in 32 people becoming overcome by the deadly gas. The incident occurred at the intersection of Murray Street and West Broadway and the Amish Market was shut down as dozens of fire crews responded to a call for a carbon monoxide leak, according to a report by CBS New York . The entire building was evacuated as ...
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  • White House Dog Bite Raises Questions About Owner Liablity for Animal Attacks

    Dog bites do not often make national headlines, but such was the case recently, and at the highest level imaginable. This week, an 18-year old girl visiting the White House was bitten on the face by Sunny, the First Family's dog. As reported in the New York Daily News , the dog had no prior vicious propensities and was more than likely simply over-excited. The young lady was seen by the Obama's ...
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  • Eggo Waffles Recalled by Kellogg's Over Listeria Concerns

    Kellogg's has recalled 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they could be contaminated with the bacteria listeria. According to a report by CBS New York , the recall comes after the company found evidence of the bacteria during routine tests. The waffles — available in 10-count packs with “Used by” dates of Nov. 21, 2017 and Nov. 22, 2017 — were sold in 25 states, ...
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  • Samsung Smartphone Burns 6-year Old Brooklyn Boy

    In a follow-up to a recent Blog post, and in furtherance of reports concerning Samsung phones, a report from CBS New York reveals that a 6-year old Brooklyn boy was burned while playing a game on his grandmother's Samsung Galaxy Core cell phone. As described by his mother, the boy was playing on the phone, which was not being charged at the time, when the phone burst into flames. The little boy ...
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  • Samsung Galaxy Note7 and the Exploding Battery

    While the details of an obvious recall are being worked out, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging users of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to turn the off and to stop charging and using them. The risk of fire and explosion associated with the battery for the popular cell phone is a great risk to the health and safety of the consumer. In a report by ABC News , the dangers and ...
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  • Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay Included in The Best Lawyers in America 2017

    The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partners, Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay for their inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2017 . Mr. Washor was included in Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2010 and in the field of Medical ...
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  • Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Where Autistic Teen Elopes from Queens Public School

    A settlement has been reached in the death of Avonte Oquendo, wherein Oquendo’s family agreed to a $2.7-million payout from the city, CBS2 reported. In October of 2013, the 14-year-old autistic boy vanished from the Riverview School in Long Island City. Three months later, his body was found on a beach in College Point, Queens. When an individual suffers an injury or death in an accident caused by ...
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  • Is Defective Jeep to Blame for Death of Star Trek Actor Anton Yelchin?

    The Jeep SUV model that killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin had been known to cause confusion to drivers as to whether the vehicle was in Park or Neutral. According to a report by CNN Money , "Fiat Chrysler ( FCAM ) filed a recall notice in April with federal safety regulators for the 2015 Grand Cherokee, the model Yelchin owned, along with 1.1 million cars and SUVs in April. More than 100 ...
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  • Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool Accepting New York IVC Filter Cases

    Our Attorneys Protect the Rights of New York Victims of Defective IVC Filters The IVC (Inferior Vena Cava) is a major vein in the human body which transports blood from the lower body to the heart. Retrievable IVC Filters are cage-like, spider-shaped wire devices purportedly designed to protect patients who are at a high risk of pulmonary embolism (a PE is a condition whereby one or more of the ...
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  • Possible Carbon Monoxide Death of 10-Year Old Boy

    Carbon Monoxide - The Silent Killer Another tragedy is being reported regarding a potentially defective boiler. In a report by CBS New York , a 10-year old boy has died and his 9-year old sister remains hospitalized apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning results in multiple deaths and injuries each year. Often, these tragedies occur due to a defective or ...
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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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  • Carbon Monoxide Scare in Queens

    As reported by CBS New York , 5 people were hospitalized following a Carbon Monoxide leak in Queens, New York. The exact cause and source of this poisoning is not yet known. In homes and other buildings, Carbon Monoxide(CO) comes from the boiler or furnace as a result of the burning of a fuel source. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that can build up indoors and poison people who ...
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  • E-Cigarette Battery Explosion Seriously Burns British Man

    A British man sustained serious burn injuries when the battery of his e-cigarette exploded while in his pants causing them to catch fire. He sustained serious burn injuries to his leg necessitating skin graft surgeries and leaving him with permanent scarring . Consumer products have become remarkably safe over the years, but there is still the potential for certain products to cause injury to ...
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  • The Most Dangerous Toy

    Once thought of as among of the hottest toys of the 2015 holiday season, hoverboards are clearly among the most dangerous, but not for the reason that you may think. Instead of causing the usual scrapes and bruises most associate with skateboards, hoverboards have been reported to catch fire and even explode while being charged. A massive recall of these dangerous toys is expected and should be ...
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