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17 People Dead and Dozens More Injured in Worst NYC Fires in Decades

On Sunday, January 9th, a Bronx apartment fire lead to the deaths of 17 individuals, including eight children, and many more left in critical condition after suffering serious injuries. The horrific incident was one of the most severe New York City fires in decades.   Faulty Space Heater Ignites in Duplex, Causes Massive Apartment Fire…

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Harlem Blaze Destroys Row of Stores, One Firefighter Injured

Early in the morning on Wednesday, November 3rd, a massive fire destroyed a row of stores on Lenox Avenue in Harlem. The five-alarm fire began just after 3 am before spreading to other stores.   The blaze continued for nine hours before firefighters on the scene brought the fire under control. It took more than…

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Building Code Violations and How they Endanger Firefighters

Building code violations can cause fires and endanger firefighters in the line of duty. A building code violation can often directly or indirectly result in firefighters sustaining serious injuries. Below, the attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. further explain how building code violations pose a risk to firefighters.    Building Codes…

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How a Premises Liability Injury Case Works

Premises liability cases fall under the category of personal injury cases. They can arise when a property owner is potentially legally responsible for injuries sustained in an accident on their property, typically if the accident is due to the unsafe conditions of their property.    Slip and fall accidents, construction site accidents, fires, or even…

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Proving Liability in a Slip-and-Fall Accident

Slip-and-fall accidents can occur in many establishments—restaurants, shopping malls, and even workplaces. While many slip-and-fall accidents may result in no injuries at all, others can have serious consequences such as fractures, spinal injuries and even brain injuries like concussions. In fact, falls account for 5% of job-related fatalities for women and 11% for men, according…

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