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Cancer Misdiagnosis

By David J. Hernandez |

A young mother who was misdiagnosed with cancer is speaking out. She is imploring doctors and hospitals to start using the latest in AI technology, so other women won’t have to go through what she has. The young mother was initially diagnosed with breast cancer. After having a double mastectomy and receiving chemotherapy, it… Read More »

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Kobe Bryant Helicopter Accident

By David J. Hernandez |

The recent news of Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter accident has touched  many of us. Kobe, along with his daughter and seven others were killed when the helicopter they were riding in crashed during patchy heavy fog. They were apparently on their way to Kobe’s daughter Gianna’s basketball game. Many of us marveled… Read More »

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Brooklyn Construction Accident: Company Charged with Construction Worker’s Death

By David J. Hernandez |

A construction accident in Brooklyn that turned tragic over a year ago in Sunset Park has been the subject of recent indictments and charges against the construction company that was involved. Construction worker Luis Sanchez Almonte was killed during a wet day when a masonry wall collapsed, burying and trapping him until the following… Read More »

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Brooklyn Police Brutality Cases

By David J. Hernandez |

Two recent videos have brought to light two instances of police brutality in Brooklyn, this time against teens. It appears that both videos involved teens of color, which has brought a furor of comments and anger from many. The videos seem to show the teens being treated inappropriately. One was filmed at the Jay… Read More »

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NYC Travel Safety Tips and What to Do if Injured in NYC

By David J. Hernandez |

The holidays are a busy time of year for all of us. Many of us travel to visit relatives and family. Others travel for a vacation, or even a shopping trip. A lot of people come to NYC for those reasons and more – to see a show, to see the ball drop in… Read More »

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Brooklyn Wrongful Deaths

By David J. Hernandez |

A Brooklyn subway stop was the scene of a wrongful death recently, as alleged by the father of a man who was running from the police at the time of the incident. The man’s son, who was 25 years old, was being chased by the police when he was electrocuted by the third rail… Read More »

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Thanksgiving Travel Statistics

By David J. Hernandez |

With Thanksgiving around the corner most of us are thinking about upcoming plans with family, friends, food and holiday travel – and of everything we need to get done.  While the Thanksgiving holiday might bring to mind Norman Rockwell pictures of holiday feasts and families gathering to celebrate, we should be reminded that it… Read More »

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OTR Truck Accidents – Trucking Accident Causes and Statistics

By David J. Hernandez |

Recently an over the road (OTR) truck driver was involved in a crash that killed four people and injured four others. He was charged with vehicular homicide as well as an additional 39 counts. The truck crash caused a chain reaction of accidents, which involved over 27 vehicles. An accident involving an over the… Read More »

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Municipal Liability Cases in New York

By David J. Hernandez |

Recently a woman was struck by a falling tree branch while sitting on a park bench at Washington Square Park. She was struck in the head and received serious spine and head injuries from the falling limb. Luckily her son, as well as various bystanders, were there to help. The limb itself was large… Read More »

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New York Construction Labor Laws

By David J. Hernandez |

The recent collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans that caused 2 deaths and 19 injuries (with one still missing) brings to mind the importance of construction labor laws in our community of Brooklyn, New York and all throughout the NYC metro area. Although the reason for the collapse is still under… Read More »

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