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Arkady Frekhtman

Category: Construction Accidents

Update: 1 Worker, 2 Pedestrians Hit in Scaffolding Collapse

April 15, 2018 NY Accident News

This story is an update on a story from earlier today. This is a new and developing story. Three people were hurt when a 20-foot section of scaffolding fell onto a Brooklyn sidewalk. Crews were working on taking apart large metal rods and panels at around 11 in the morning …

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Man Killed in Colonie Industrial Accident

April 12, 2018 NY Accident News

Last week, a man was killed in an industrial accident that happened on Sunday morning. The incident occurred in Colonie, New York, at TNT Landscaping and Excavating. This location was at 117 Morris Road. The victim was a 61-year-old man who was alone at the business when he became pinned …

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Surprise Crane Inspections by DOB

April 10, 2018 NY Accident News

In New York City, high winds are not uncommon. Across the area, construction crews are required to ensure that huge cranes are secured properly. The Department of buildings was making surprise inspections last week to see if construction companies were in compliance with these regulations. They went to a construction …

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More Information on Construction Accident Lawyers in NYC

April 8, 2018 NY Accident News

After you’ve been injured in a construction accident, you might be asking yourself if you need a personal injury lawyer or not. It can take time for you to recover from the accident, and you are likely overwhelmed by everything that is going on. Adding the legal matters on top …

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A New Law Seeks to Prevent Construction-Related Deaths

April 8, 2018 NY Accident News

A new law in New York City is looking to decrease the number of construction accidents and deaths. Last year, construction accidents took the lives of 12 workers in New York City. This information comes from the Department of Buildings. In Queens alone, three workers were killed and 95 were …

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Construction Workers Honored on 10-Year Anniversary

April 7, 2018 NY Accident News

In March, six construction workers who died in a fatal crane collapse were honored at a 10-year-anniversary ceremony in Midtown. The families and friends of the six construction workers gathered together to mark the anniversary of the event and to remember and honor their loved ones. This accident occurred 10 …

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Construction Worker in Brooklyn Rescued

April 7, 2018 NY Accident News

In February, a rescue crew pulled a man to safety after a collapse happened at a construction site in Brooklyn. This happened in late February. The accident happened on the 4000 block of Rutland Road in the Wingate section at around 12:30 in the afternoon. According to the FDNY, a …

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Queens Man Has Been Identified in Construction Accident

April 6, 2018 NY Accident News

A man from Queens has been identified as the victim in a horrible construction accident. The man who was killed was Jorge Castaneda. He was taken to Brookdale University Medical Hospital following the accident, and he passed away while at the hospital. He was crushed to death while working at …

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Two Construction Workers Die in Accidents on Same Day

April 5, 2018 NY Accident News

Construction accidents can be frequent in New York City. Two construction workers were killed on the same day while working construction. The two incidents were completely separate and lead to the deaths of two people. An accident in Queens led to the death of a 33-year-old when he fell down …

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A Nonprofit Wants Construction Worker’s Death to Be Investigated

April 5, 2018 NY Accident News

A nonprofit organization wants a construction worker’s death to be investigated. An Ecuadorian construction worker was killed by a forklift at a worksite in the Jamaica area. An immigrant rights group that he was a member of wants answers about what happened and what caused the accident. The victim was …

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