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Personal Injury Archives

Illegal Elevator Falls, Breaking Woman's Back

Earlier this month in New York City, a woman was seriously injured when the elevator she was riding in at her apartment building fell and crashed more than four floors. The force from the impact caused the woman to break her spine and other bones.

Louis Grandelli, P.C. Obtains $1 Million for Staten Island Construction Worker

The Law Office of Louis Grandelli recently obtained a $1 million settlement for a Staten Island construction worker who was injured at a construction site in Manhattan. The settlement was obtained by Louis Grandelli and Ari Lieberman during a mediation following the close of discovery.

Amtrak Train Derails at NY Penn Station

This morning, at approximately 9 a.m., an Amtrak train derailed at Penn Station in New York City. The Amtrak Acela Express 2151 had been bound for Washington D.C., when it derailed and hit a New Jersey Transit passenger train. The impact caused a window on the train to blow out and significant damage to the cars of the trains.

NYC Doorman Killed In Slip and Fall During Snow Storm

A doorman was tragically killed on the Upper East Side while shoveling snow during the snowstorm this week. In what the New York Post dubbed a freak accident, Miguel Gonzalez, 59, slipped while he was shoveling snow, fell down a set of stairs, and had his throat slashed as he crashed through a window pane.

E-Cigarette Explosions Causing Concern

A New York resident was seriously injured while smoking an e-cigarette. The device, alternatively known as a vaporizer, exploded in his face. The blast knocked out his teeth, ripped a hole in his tongue, and caused his hands to be covered in burns. "[It was] like an M80 bomb went off in my mouth," the man, Kenneth Barbero, told CNN. 

LIRR Commuter Train Crashes

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed during rush hour this morning in Brooklyn, injuring 103 people. Fire Department officials stated that the train from Far Rockaway derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn when it struck a bumping block at track 6 in the terminal around 8:20 a.m., causing the first car to come off of the rail.  Approximately 700 people were on board the train at the time of the incident.

New Rule Gives Nursing Home Victims Their Day In Court

The federal government has instituted a rule which will make it easier for victims of elder abuse and nursing home negligence to obtain justice. As the New York Times reports, the decision by the United States Health and Human Services Department this week forbids nursing homes that receive federal funding through Medicare and Medicaid from imposing forced arbitration on its patients.

Ten Year Old Boy Killed In Waterslide Accident

Caleb Schwab, a 10 year boy, was fatally injured while riding the world's tallest water slide, "Verruckt", at a Kansas City water park. Park goers described hearing "a noise that didn't sound like it was supposed to come from that kind of ride." Reports state that the child's body was thrown from his seat and bounced between the netting that covers the slide and the slide itself, before ultimately sliding down into the pool below.