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Monthly Archives: January 2015

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 »