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Arkady Frekhtman

Category: Falling Objects

Pedestrian in Tribeca Hit by Falling Scaffolding

April 15, 2018 NY Accident News

In Tribeca in Manhattan, a pedestrian was hit by a piece of falling debris. This incident happened on Friday afternoon. According to authorities, a piece of scaffolding fell off of an office high-rise. The building was located at 101 Barclay Street, and the accident happened at around 2:15 in the …

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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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Three People Injured in Brooklyn by Falling Scaffolding

April 15, 2018 NY Accident News

On Saturday, April 14, a falling scaffolding that encircled a Brooklyn Heights building came crashing down. This resulted in injury to three people who were walking by. This information comes from officials who were at the scene at the time. The scaffolding was in the process of being taken down …

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Family of Man Crushed by Hoist Mechanism in Brooklyn to File Lawsuit

April 13, 2018 NY Accident News

The family of a man who died after he was crushed by a hoist mechanism last week is starting the process of filing a lawsuit. This information comes from Attorney Mark Bernstein. Young-Kil Sim was delivering shopping bags to KP Farm Market which is located on Nostrand Avenue in East …

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Falling Debris in Soho Causes Injury

April 11, 2018 NY Accident News

Last month, two pedestrians were walking in Soho then there were hit by falling debris from a fire escape. They suffered life-threatening injuries because of the incident. They were hit by a metal fire-escape step that fell seven stories. The victims were a 27-year-old woman and a 56-year-old man. They …

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Child Knocked Unconscious After Being Hit By Falling Street Sign

April 8, 2018 NY Accident News

On April 4, 2018, a young child was knocked unconscious when a street sign fell and landed on his head. The child was only 6-years-old and was outside of Madison Square Garden when the incident happened. According to sources, the accident happened late on Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred near …

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NYC Construction Site Accident Attorneys Discuss How Falling Object Accidents Expose Workers and Innocent Pedestrians To Grave Risks

May 17, 2017 Frekhtman & Associates

In New York City’s boroughs and beyond, falling objects repeatedly threaten the safety and well-being of innocent bystanders and workers alike explain NYC construction site accident attorneys at the F&A injury law firm in Brooklyn. The region is one of the most densely populated in the entire country, and the …

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