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Unsafe Under Any Circumstances

The employer is responsible for a dangerous work environment that resulted in a near-fatal shooting, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration. After a lone convenience store worker was shot in the leg during a May 10, 2015 armed robbery, OSHA cited Speedway LLC Inc. for a “serious violation” and ordered it to pay … Continued

Fraud! Fraud! This Man Is A Fraud!

Authorities made three more arrests in an ongoing crackdown against workers’ compensation fraud in New York. Douglas S. Griffen, owner of Fingerlakes Excavating LLC, was charged with multiple felonies, including grand larceny and falsifying business records, for allegedly failing to secure workers’ compensation insurance for his employees and then providing false records to the state … Continued

Unsafe At Any Height?

Despite the presence of state and federal laws designed to make these environments safer, there has never been a more dangerous time to be a construction worker in New York City. New York City has long been synonymous with dangerous construction sites. 30 workers died building the Brooklyn Bridge, and 70 perished during construction on … Continued

Numbers Game

New York ranks number 4 in terms of the least number of car crash deaths, but the position is probably not due to safety-conscious drivers in the Empire State. Given the high number of densely-populated areas at the top (D.C., Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island) and the high number of sparsely-populated states at … Continued

Beware Of Horse

A woman slammed into a wandering equine about 45 miles southwest of Buffalo; the impact killed her instantly. The crash took place near Leon, which is between Buffalo and Erie. After the collision, 43-year-old Lerlene Rumsey, of Cassadaga, was thrown from her car as it careened into a ditch and rolled over several times before … Continued

There Ought To Be A Law

A recycling worker in Upstate New York is dead, and advocates say a lack of traffic safeguards may have been the cause. Tioga County Sheriff’s deputies state that a vehicle travelling southbound on Pennsylvania Avenue in Apalachin struck and killed a recycling worker who was working behind his truck. In the wake of the crash, … Continued

Serious Crash In Woodhaven Injures Children

A Brooklyn woman faces multiple charges after she allegedly drove drunk with four children in her car and crashed into a garbage truck in Queens. 36-year-old Rishma Sookdial, of East New York, had four children in her car – ages 18 months, 10, 11 and 15 – when she smashed into a garbage truck at … Continued

Capture The Suspect At All Costs

A reckless high speed police chase through a Yonkers neighborhood ended suddenly and tragically when two teenagers slammed head-on into a sedan, killing the driver. The chase began when officers investigated a complaint of two suspects who were breaking into parking meters. Instead of pulling over, the two unnamed teenagers – a 14-year-old girl and … Continued

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Road Rage Incident

Mitchell Proner spoke in support of NYC motorcycle riders and called on NY lawmakers and police not to overreact to a highly publicized road rage incident or to let that incident cast all motorcyclists in a bad light.

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Hit and Run

Attorney Mitchell Proner was on hand when the motorist accused of hitting a female jogger on a road in Central Islip appeared in a New York courtroom to answer charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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Ferry Disaster

Attorney Mitchell Proner, an expert on maritime law, spoke about the similarities between the Costa Concordia ferry disaster and the recent Indonesian ferry accident that killed at least 24 people.

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Mitchell Proner is an amazing and very experienced trial lawyer, who takes care of his clients. He represented me in a car accident case, kept me very informed during the lengthy legal process and got me the settlement that I expected. His friendly office staff was always willing to assist and answer any questions I had. I recommend Mitchell Proner to all my friends and family!

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