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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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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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Brooklyn Fire Destroys Homes

By David J. Hernandez |

A recent four alarm fire in the Brooklyn, NY community of Midwood caused extensive damage to 3 homes and injuries to 12 people including one firefighter. It is currently being viewed as a possible arson. Another recent fire in Brooklyn (Greenpoint) burned a restaurant equipment warehouse and injured 5 firefighters. Luckily, no deaths were… Read More »

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