Falling Tree Branch Injury Lawyers – Mother Breaks Neck Shielding Kids

Falling Tree Branch Injury Lawyers

Falling Tree Branch Injury Lawyers

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Struck by Falling Tree Branch in New York?

The Parks Departments run by the City and State of New York are responsible for safe maintenance of most public parks.  This responsibility includes protecting the public from the risk posed by falling tree branches.  

If you have been hurt by a tree branch in park or private yard, contact our personal injury attorneys for a free legal consultation.  We represent pedestrians and tree maintenance personnel hurt by a dangerous, decaying or falling tree branch.

Falling Tree Branch Breaks Neck of Woman Protecting Her Kids

A woman was struck and critically injured by a falling tree branch along Central Park on West 62nd Street on the Upper Westside of Manhattan.  While acting fast to shield her children from the falling branch, the woman was pinned down by the heavy branch.  She suffered a broken neck and cracked skull.

The Central Park Conservancy and NYC Parks Department are facing questions following the tragic event.

A similar incident occurred nearby almost 10 years ago, which resulted in an $11 million dollar settlement for the victim.

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About NYC Injury Attorneys

Michael Hurwitz, Esq. is the managing member of The Hurwitz Law Firm, PC, and is a personal injury attorney representing accident victims in Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan and throughout the New York City region.