Windy Day in New York City Leaves One Worker Dead

Powerful winds blowing up to 50mph in the New York City region knocked down trees, toppled power lines and threw metal construction debris into the air.   The gales are blamed for toppling a wall onto a 59 year-old construction worker on Staten Island, killing him. The wall, 60 feet in height and 100 feet in […]

Indictment Obtained for Contractor Charged in New York Construction Accident Death

New York personal injury and tort law provides provisions for those injured in construction accidents as well as wrongful death to obtain legal compensation for damage accrued. Ortega’s family attorney has been reported to be in preparation for a potential lawsuit.