At David B. Lever & Associates, PLLC, our motto is “We take personal injury cases very personally”. We know how difficult it can be to get back on your feet after being injured in an accident can be. Physical injuries can mean that a victim is not only incapable of returning to work or school but also that they are unable to continue doing the simple things in life that make them happy.
Since opening our doors in 1994, our team of dedicated and experienced attorneys has helped thousands of accidents victims obtain the monetary compensation that they need to cover medical bills, lost wages, and more. We believe that it is important that each client understand exactly what type of case they may have and what their legal options are. We encourage you to review the content we have prepared on numerous types of personal injury cases including:
- Car Accidents
- Slip & Fall
- Construction Accidents
- Medical Malpractice
- Defective Products
- Nursing Home Negligence
- Accidents At Work
These are not the only types of personal injury cases we take on – contact us today to learn how we can help you.
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Latest Brooklyn Accident Updates
By David B. Lever
March 16, 2017- 93-Year-Old Woman Abused By Two Nursing Home Aides
Family members of a 93-year-old woman reported to the police that she was being physically abused. An officer and detective were assigned to the elderly woman’s case. Their investigation resulted in 61-year-old and 49-year-old nursing aides being summoned to court. The two aides were accused of assault and battery on a person over 60 years of age. The management at the nursing home facility the woman resided was cooperative during the investigation and stated that immediate internal action was taken on both individuals.
January 13, 2017- Teenage Girl Hit By Man Who Was Unconscious Behind The Wheel
A 13-year-old girl was struck and injured after a man fell unconscious behind the wheel of his car. The unconscious man sped into her as she was standing on a Brooklyn sidewalk. The accident took place on the corner of 18th Avenue and 55th Street in Borough Park where she lives. There is surveillance footage showing the moment the Toyota Camry ran through the intersection and pummeled into the teenager. Police stated that she suffered a leg injury and her family stated that physically she is fine but she is traumatized by the accident.
November 25, 2016- Nursing Home Sued For Couple’s Death
A South Oregon woman filed a negligence lawsuit for the deaths of her mother and father. She is suing the nursing home as well as its physical therapy and hospice providers for almost $2.7 million. The lawsuit alleges that the woman’s parents needs were disregarded by the hospice they were in and failed to protect them leading to their death. The couple had been previously diagnosed with dementia and were considered to be at a high risk for falling. The dad allegedly fell 13 times at least during his eight-month stay. The daughter also states that the defendants failed to provide her parents with physical therapy as per the instructions of their doctor. The couple died within weeks of each other.
October 27, 2016- Brooklyn Elevator Shaft Crash Kills Baby In Stroller
In Sea Gate, Brooklyn a 21-year-old woman fell into an elevator shaft that killed her one-month-old baby and injured her. The accident took place when the mom pushed her stroller with her child in it, into an elevator when the doors opened, but the elevator car was not there. According to officials, the elevator was probably stopped between floors when the doors opened. Both mom and baby fell several feet and landed on top of the elevator car. Police believe that the elevator was out of service when the incident occurred, but the Buildings Department is checking the maintenance records. This building is believed to have had dozens of elevator violations over the last 15 years and residents had just recently complained about the elevator not working.
September 20, 2016- 13 Hour Hospital Ordeal Cost Brooklyn Man His Leg
An excruciating thirteen-hour ordeal led to a Brooklyn man losing his leg at Coney Island Hospital. The 46-year-old man was deprived of vital emergency treatment that led to him having to have his right leg amputated above the knee. Miscommunication and red tape kept him from being treated immediately after he had been hit by a car in the early hours of the morning. Doctors established that he had no blood in his right leg and required emergency vascular surgery to salvage his limb. However, there was no vascular surgeon at Coney Island Hospital and he needed to be transferred to a different hospital. The transfer took too long and documentation delays led to the man waiting for 13-hours before he could be attended to. The man has filed a Brooklyn Federal Court lawsuit worth $24 million because of this medical malpractice and mismanagement at the hospital.
August 24th, 2016 – Construction Worker Injured After Fall In Trench
A construction worker was noted to have serious injuries after he fell into a 15-foot trench. Luckily, he was so close to the Jewish Medical Center that one of the emergency room doctors ran to the scene of the accident and assisted in stabilizing him in the field. Read More at ABC News.
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