January 2019 Archives

Zoo volunteer has thumb detached by orangutan

New York residents who work in zoos know that certain animals can be dangerous. In December of 2018, an intern at a North Carolina zoo was killed by a lion that somehow left its enclosure. In mid-January 2019, another incident, though non-life-threatening, occurred; a volunteer at the Toledo Zoo had her hand bitten and her thumb detached by a 14-year-old orangutan.

How to prevent a large truck crash

In 2016, there were 3,986 fatalities in crashes involving large trucks throughout the United States. Of those who died in such crashes, 66 percent were in passenger vehicles while only 17 percent were large truck occupants. Although large truck crashes can result in serious injuries and deaths to people on New York roadways, there are ways to avoid them. One way to do this is to keep an eye on traffic up to a half-mile ahead.

Not all traumatic brain injuries are the same

The brain is a very complicated organ that performs many functions. It controls life sustaining activities like breathing, while also managing physical movements, language skills, creativity, problem-solving abilities and more. Because we require our brains to complete such a wide variety of functions, it can be life-altering when a brain is injured. However, not all traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are the same.

Email Us For A Response

Schedule Your Free Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Kelner & Kelner
140 Broadway, Floor 37
New York, NY 10005

Phone: 212-425-0700
Fax: 212-425-0007
New York Law Office Map