13 Year Old Girl Killed Retrieving Dropped Item

Hurt retrieving a dropped item?

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Items such as workplace tools and personal accessories can slip out of your hands unexpectedly.

When you lose control over an item, you also lose control over where it will land when it falls.

If your item has landed in a hazardous place, a serious injury can occur while retrieving the dropped item.

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Hurt Retrieving Dropped Item Lawyers

13 Year Old Girl Killed Retrieving Dropped Item

On April 3, 2017, a 13 year old girl dropped her cell phone on the tracks of NYC’s R Train subway line in Rego Park, Queens. The station is located at 63rd Drive and Queens Blvd.

The you girl jumped down onto the tracks to retrieve her phone, but was unable to climb back up the station platform. The girl was struck by the Southbound R train as horrified onlookers tried in vain to save her.  Bystanders attempted to lift the train car off the girl.  Once she was freed, the victim was transported by paramedics to nearby Elmhurst Hospital and pronounced dead.

Hurt Retrieving Dropped Item Lawyers

If you have been hurt retrieving a dropped item, consider whether the negligence of a third party may be at fault.

Our dropped item injury lawyers represent New York workers and residents hurt in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and beyond.

Common Dropped Item Accidents:


● Workplace Injury

● Construction Site Injury

Defective Product

Automobile Accidents

Tourist Accidents

All Accident Types

Common Dropped Item Injuries:

Broken Bones

Head Injury

Organ Damage


All Injury Types

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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.