Tag Archives: personal injury

FDNY Sued for Injury to Civilian

A woman who claims she was struck by a firefighter’s tool that fell from a door has filed a personal injury suit against the City of New York. Edith Guttenplan filed suit Monday in Kings County Supreme Court claiming she suffered “severe and permanent injuries”.

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AMR Hit For $1.5 Million Over Dropped Patient

A Massachusetts jury has handed American Medical Response a $1.5 million verdict in a wrongful death suit filed by the family of a woman who struck her head when her stretcher tipped over in 2009. Barbara Grimes was being transported back from dialysis in January 2009 when her stretcher tipped throwing her to the ground striking her head.

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Woman Sues FDNY Over Ambulance Injuries

A Brooklyn woman has filed suit against New York City claiming that carelessness by two FDNY EMS workers caused a severe laceration to her leg. Jacqueline Vanderhorst, 58, alleges that EMTs “shoved her” into an ambulance last July resulting in a would that took 21 stitches to close

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