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Queens Car Accident Attorney

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An experienced Queens car accident attorney will be able to get you what you deserve. At The Platta Law Firm, we have helped many victims through these situations. Car accidents in Queens can often lead to tragedy. Overall, Queens has the highest number of people injured in car accidents each year. Queens is behind Brooklyn for highest number of car accident deaths, but only by a minimal amount. There’s roughly 17,000 people injured and killed each year in car accidents in Queens.The best Queens car accident attorney will be able to investigate your case thoroughly and quickly. A lot of details need to be collected such as witness testimonials, and...

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10 year old girl killed by school bus in Brooklyn

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A School Bus accident attorney in Brooklyn will certainly be needed in a case such as this recent accident in Brooklyn. A 10-year-old girl was struck and killed by a school bus in Brooklyn. She was crossing the intersection of Crescent Street, near Worthman Avenue, in East New York. No arrests have been made and the bust remained at the scene and was possibly headed towards the public school a block from the scene. The specific intersection is known to be extremely dangerous and unsafe in the community. Neighbors have demanded that traffic lights be installed there and mentioned that buses always turn too fast at that intersection.Finding...

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Bronx Car Accident Attorney

Bronx Car Accident Attorney

Finding a Bronx Car Accident Attorney that has experience and the qualifications to get you what you deserve can be difficult. At the Platta Law Firm, we have helped many victims through some of the toughest times in their lives. Car accidents in Bronx County can often lead to tragedy. This year alone, there have been 196 car accident deaths in the Bronx. When an accident like this happens, it can feel like you have no where to turn.The best Bronx Car Accident Attorney for you will investigate your case thoroughly and quickly. In the case of a car accident...

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NYC Lawyer Defends Driver Struck by Falling Subway Metal Piece

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New York, NY - In the legal world, old Latin phrases are used regularly.  In truth, most of the time there is no real reason to continue to use these phrases.  Generally, lawyers and judges use them to try to sound smart when they have nothing better to say.  However, on rare occasions we can use these phrases to point to the truly extraordinary.  This is one of those times.   I present to you: Fiat jūstitia ruat cælum, more commonly translated as "Let justice be done though the heavens fall."             How then, in a world of modern English could this...

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Workers’ Compensation Benefits After Surgery: Get the most from your Accident.

Injured Workers who sustain serious injuries on the job, from working on a construction site to a motor vehicle accident, surgery may be recommended.  In deciding whether to undergo surgery due to injuries sustained at work, the injured worker often faces a difficult choice: whether it is in their best interest to have a surgery that may improve their medical condition but which will also result in a longer time period out of work.  In answering this question, the injured worker must consider the weekly cost of living, including the needs of household dependents such as a spouse or children. ...

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NYC Construction Worker Accident at World Trade Center

A New York City Construction Worker was Injured while performing Construction Work at the new 4 World Trade Center.  The concrete worker was working as a form stripper at the construction of the new sixty-four story commercial tower. The Construction Worker became Injured when a four by four he was removing from the ceiling fell or slid down and struck him in the ribs. The ground lessee of the premises hired a general contractor in 2008 to construct the new tower.  The general contractor then hired a number of subcontractors to perform trade work at this construction site.  This included concrete...

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New York City Architect Struck by Falling Debris Dies

Erica Tishman, a Manhattan architect was struck by falling debris and died at the scene from her injuries. The building is located on 729 7th Ave and is owned by commercial real-estate firm Himmel + Meringoff Properties. The company had been granted permits for the danger zone but had never followed up with safeguarding the area. Mrs. Tishman, was a prominent New York City architect and philanthropist who served on the Board of Directors for the Educational Alliance.Spectators were quick to report that the falling debris which impacted Mrs.Tishman may not have been debris after all, but something much bigger. Photos from...

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NYC Lawyer represents Dog Bite Victim

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A New York City Lawyer is representing a young dog bite victim who’s only 11 years old. The victim had their face bitten off by a dog, and we were reminded why the dog owner is not always guaranteed to be the one responsible for the attack.  The facts in this case are simple.  The child was visiting the dog owners’ house with his older brother.  Without provocation, the dog bit the child on the face and would not let go until another child opened the dog’s mouth.  As a result of the dog attack, the child suffered multiple severe...

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Od zwycięstwa do zwycięstwa – kolejna wygrana Mec. Platty

6 czerwca 2016 klient naszej kancelarii, zatrudniony jako robotnik budowlany, pracował w budynku przy Szóstej Alei i 47 Ulicy na Manhattanie, wykańczając prace malarskie. Wewnątrz budynku pracował on na piętrze, które miało wewnętrzne dwa poziomy. W dniu wypadku miał on pracować na niższym poziomie. Aby dostać się na ów niższy poziom, był zmuszony zejść po drabinie, która była na stałe zamontowana na ścianie pomieszczenia. Gdy zaczął schodzić, poślizgnął się na szczeblu drabiny i spadł na betonową podłogę. W Nowym Jorku właściciele budynków i generalni wykonawcy mają obowiązek zapewnienia bezpieczeństwa w miejscu pracy i upewnienia się, że pracownicy dysponują niezbędnym wyposażeniem i...

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Corporate Greed Leads to Construction Accident

On June 6, 2016 our client was working at 1211 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.  He was a construction worker who was finishing up some painting work.  Inside of the building, he was working on a floor which had two levels.  On the date of his accident, the injured worker was supposed to be working on the lower level.  In order to get to the lower level, he was forced to climb down a ladder which was permanently in place at the building prior to the project beginning.  As he began to move down the ladder, his foot slipped...

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