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Parks Department Could Be Liable for Injuries Caused by Falling Tree Branches

A recent audit performed by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer reveals that the city Parks Department is paying contractors who are failing to trim trees that need trimming. In fact, the audit indicates that every borough but Queens has failed to maintain proper tree trimming practices. The longer trees go without being trimmed, the… Read More »

New York City Reaches Wrongful Death Settlement with Family of Man Killed By Police Car

Two years ago, in Spring 2012, Tamon Robinson was killed by a New York City Police Department patrol car outside a housing project in Canarsie, Brooklyn. Now, his family has reached a $2 million settlement after filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the city. But the case may not be over quite yet. According to… Read More »

ESPN Anchor Sues Manhattan Ice Rink After Coin Machine Injury

In March 2014, ESPN SportsCenter anchor Linda Cohn was making an appearance at an ice rink in Manhattan for a promotional event with players from the New York Rangers’ minor league affiliate team, the Hartford Wolf Pack. While she was there, she suffered a large gash after a group of kids pushed an arcade coin… Read More »

New York Man Wins $2.3 Million Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A man in Valley Cottage, Rockland County, NY was recently awarded $2.3 million in a lawsuit that alleged malpractice on the part of a Nyack Hospital doctor. According to John Antonucci’s claim, the head of orthopedic surgery at the hospital failed to treat a serious infection that Antonucci suffered from, which caused irreparable damage and… Read More »

New York Company Recalls Sausages After Discovery of Undeclared Allergen

Zemco Industries, Inc., a food company based out of Buffalo, NY that distributes its products throughout the state and beyond, announced a recall of nearly 107,000 pounds of its smoked sausages. According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the company issued the recall due to… Read More »

Recall Issued for Peanut, Almond Butter Brands After Salmonella Scare

Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a food producer and distributor, recently announced a recall for a variety of peanut and almond butter products. These products are commonly sold at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other grocery stores, with brand names including MaraNatha Peanut Butters and Almond Butters, Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, and other private label name… Read More »

Tour Bus Crash Leads to Death of Teenager

In July 2014, a bus driving Canadian tourists to New York City skidded off a northern NY highway and flipped to its side, causing injuries to several passengers and the death of a 14-year-old girl. The bus, owned by Autobus Fleur de Lys and chartered for the trip by the Jaimonvoyage tour company, was traveling… Read More »

Personal Injury Claims On the Rise at New York City Department of Corrections

A recent report shows a drastic increase in personal injury claims filed against the New York City Department of Corrections. Between just 2013 and 2014 claims rose 37 percent, and since 2009 they have risen a whopping 114 percent. The report comes at the same time as a lot of controversy surrounding issues of police… Read More »

Swimming Pool Safety Enters Spotlight After Drowning of Three-Year Old Boy

Tragedy struck a Staten Island family in July 2014, when a three-year old boy died in a swimming pool accident at a daycare center where his mother worked. After climbing a fence next to the pool, the boy went into the pool but was unable to swim and drowned. His death is just one in… Read More »

What to Do After a Car Accident

Automobile accidents occur every day in every corner of the country. And no matter how good of a driver you are or how clean your record is, you cannot predict or control what other motorists do — so some accidents are unavoidable. Because of the overwhelming likelihood that you’ll be involved in an accident at… Read More »

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Scott Rynecki was selected a 2013 Super Lawyer by other injury attorneys. This honor is only given to the top 5% of attorneys.