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Todd J. Strier has been named to the 2012 New York Super Lawyers list

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Sanitation Worker Struck by SUV and Seriously Injured
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NYC putting more Sanitation workers on streets
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Garbage Truck Runs Over Sanitation Worker
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Injury Statistics in the United States
The National Center for Health Statistics NCHS considers injuries to be a serious health problem in the US.

The Cost of Injuries in the United States
The CDC is interested in preventing future injuries by studying the most common types of injuries as well as the causes of these injuries

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Actor Involved In Shooting Death of a New York Police Officer Takes the Stand

Actor Lillo Brancato testified in his defense on December 15 for his part in the shooting death of a New York police officer, Daniel Enchautegui in December of 2005.

Daniel Enchautegui was off-duty and walking to his home in the Bronx when he witnessed Lillo Brancato and a co-defendant, Steven Armento breaking into Enchautegui's neighbor's apartment. According to statements from the prosecutors, the pair was trying to break in to the apartment to steal prescription drugs. Daniel Enchautegui surprised the two men in the act and Steven Armento shot Daniel Enchautegui a few feet from of his own home.

Steven Armento was convicted of first degree murder in October and is currently serving a life sentence for his part in the homicide.

Lillo Brancato testified that he is the victim of his drug addiction and that he does not remember confessing to the crime in the hospital after the shooting. It is up to the jury in case to decide Lillo Brancato's fate now.

This tragic case only serves to demonstrate just how dangerous the job of a police officer is in New York City. If you are a civil servant such as a police officer and in New York and are injured on the job, you will need a law firm that specializes in cases that involve disability compensation or disability pension. Our firm has the experience to make sure your disability pension or disability compensation is accurate and timely.

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