Hecht & Hecht has recently completed two cases involving children who were badly burned by hot water in their apartment buildings in The Bronx while they were being bathed. Both children required surgery and suffered extensive scarring. Our attorneys, along with an expert that we retained, carefully examined the hot water systems at both buildings […]
One person was killed and five others injured in a car wreck in Suffolk County over the weekend. The accident occurred when an 18-year-old woman driving a Toyota RAV4 southbound on Route 110 collided with a northbound Toyota Tacoma. The woman’s 55-year-old aunt was killed in the accident, while she, her friend, and her mother […]
Being a victim of a personal injury can cause a host of physical and emotional problems that affect every aspect of your life. Not only is there the injury itself to think about, but also things such as medical bills, time missed from work, and the emotional and mental stress that comes along with it. […]
Being involved in a car accident can be a very scary and jarring experience – both physically and emotionally. For an accident victim, sifting through the details can be exhausting and frustrating. Insurance companies, including your own, are often of little help in investigating the cause of the crash. This is why it is so […]
Of all the forms of professional negligence that a person might encounter, medical malpractice can be the most devastating. This type of negligence can result in poor health care and medical mistakes, and the most egregious instances of medical malpractice can even lead to death. Pursuing a medical malpractice case might seem intimidating due to […]
Elevator accidents are rare catastrophes, but when they happen, they can cause substantial injuries to victims. The New York injury attorneys at Hecht & Hecht commonly handle these types of cases. Typically, elevator accidents are caused by the following circumstances and result in the following types of injuries: Causes The majority of elevator accident cases […]
A recent construction accident in Manhattan injured seven people. The accident occurred when a crane that reached 170 feet into the air snapped in half and crashed into a 25-story residential building. It is unknown what caused the crane to snap. While none of the injuries were considered life threatening, there were three injuries that […]
When you get into a serious car accident, there are often consequences far beyond the initial event. You may be unable to work, have medical bills piling up, and have trouble working with the insurance company to get the money you need. This is an ideal time to hire a Brooklyn car accident attorney. If […]
Today at about 8:45 am in New York there was a crash of a high speed ferry that was bringing commuters from New Jersey to lower Manhattan. It has been reported by the Associated Press and others that there were numerous injuries, some of them very serious. It has also been reported that the catamaran […]
Getting the compensation you are entitled to after a construction site accident can be more complicated than it is for employees working in other industries. Due to the often dangerous nature of construction work, accidents are common. Laws governing safety for construction personnel under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in addition to New […]
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The New York City accident attorneys at Hecht & Hecht LLP handle all types of injury cases, including auto accidents, airport/airplane injuries, scaffolding accidents, and window washer injury cases in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island and throughout New York City. Call our NYC auto accident lawyers at (212) 226-2400 if you have been injured in a car, truck, bus, motorcycle or pedestrian accident in Nassau, Suffolk, or Westchester County.