Wrongful Death

Snow Removal Deaths

The blizzard of 2018 has claimed two lives from snow removal on Long Island.  According to News 12, both men were in their mid-50s.  Although specifics are not clear, Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone wants residents to remain cautious of the weather conditions today after two men died removing snow from their properties. Other deaths have… read more

Death by Selfie

The stories are horrific. A man fell 8,000 feet to his death while posing for a picture on a ledge at Machu Picchu in Peru. Another man was killed by a lightning strike in a national park in Wales as he used a metal selfie stick that attracted the electrical bolt. An amateur pilot lost… read more

NYC Doorman Dies Shoveling Snow in Freak Accident

According to the NYPD and reported by the NY Post, an Upper Eastside Doorman was killed today in a freak accident while shoveling snow.  He fell through a glass window and had his throat slit by glass, police sources said.  The 57 year old was shoveling snow leading downward into the lobby at an apartment… read more

The Number of Hot-Car Deaths Increase

The heat and humidity of the warmer months is upon us, and with it comes some silent risks. It’s a habit for many people to leave their children in the car for just a few minutes so they can run errands, a practice that can have deadly consequences. Last week, a child died in Baton… read more

Energy Drinks Linked to Injuries and Death

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP People looking for an energy boost traditionally drank coffee or tea. Today, we have many more options, including a variety of energy drinks. Recently, a popular drink called 5-Hour Energy has come under legal scrutiny. ABC News reports that the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and New York Attorney General’s… read more