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8 Dead at Houston’s Astroworld Concert: Not the First, and it Won’t be the Last

When You See Things from a Lawyer’s Perspective, These Unfortunate Accidents are Predictable Table of Contents When You See Things from a Lawyer’s Perspective, These Unfortunate Accidents are Predictable Astroworld…

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Another Elevator Death in New York Has Us Asking “Are Elevators Safe?” – The Answer is Complicated

During the last few months, the news has covered several elevator deaths in the New York area, culminating with the latest tragedy on March 5, 2021, when a man somehow…

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Heavy snow and wind cause 565-foot crane to fall in Manhattan

The winter storms this year have created deadly conditions throughout the city. Icy sidewalks cause falls that can be fatal. Shoveling snow can result in deadly heart attacks. It would…

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NHTSA calls for caution during “Blackout Wednesday” | Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP

The United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling attention to what has become a tradition among many throughout the country. On the Wednesday before…

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New York tries curbing fatal accidents with new backseat buckling law | Sakkas, Cahn & Weiss, LLP

November promises to be an interesting month with the nation’s attention on current events, many that will spill over from the previous month of October. One piece of news focuses…

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Mother’s fatal fall exposes the shame of the NYC subway

People around the world were heartbroken when a young mom died falling down the stairs of a Manhattan subway station. But New Yorkers with small children or disabilities were hardly…

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