What to Do in Case of Fire in a Building

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Fires are terrifying and can become out of control in seconds, causing countless serious injuries and deaths to apartment building tenants trying to escape. At Ronemus & Vilensky, New York fire accident attorneys who have represented many burn injury victims and their families, we understand firsthand how important it is to know the building’s evacuation […]

An Accidental Fire Caused by Tenant – What to Do

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Accidental Fire Caused By Tenant According to the National Fire Prevention Association, there are about 100,000 rental property fires a year, causing billions of dollars in damages and hundreds of insurance claims. Some of the most common sources of fire are cooking equipment, electrical equipment, candles, portable heaters, and smoking. A tenant, for example, can […]

What Does Erbs Palsy Treatment Look Like?

Unless you or someone you know has experienced it, Erb’s Palsy may not be a term with which you’re familiar. Erb’s Palsy is a condition characterized by arm or shoulder weakness. It occurs in both infants and adults. Erb’s Palsy can, in some cases, require rehabilitative therapy and, in severe cases, can call for significant […]

Phases of Burn Injury

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Phases of Burn Injury One of the primary causes of severe burns often occurs during a major fire in an apartment complex that is unprepared for or unsafe in an emergency evacuation. Often tenants with no warning of this imminent danger are trapped by flames or smoke and cannot easily access escape routes to safety, […]

Which Ulcer Is Associated with Extensive Burn Injury?

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Peptic ulcer disease is as a result of a sore in the lining of your stomach, small intestine, or esophagus. It is generally associated with an infection of the stomach by bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and can be excruciatingly painful. If left untreated, an H. pylori infection can cause gastritis. A peptic ulcer […]

Symptoms of Smoke Inhalation from Fire: What to Know

The Human Suffering from New York City Fires According to data from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY), from 2020 through 2021, there were 24,429 structural fires in Queens, the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan, of which most occurred in minority communities. Several of these fires in the metropolitan NY area resulted in fatalities, severe […]

Yonkers, New York Fire Lawsuit

New details have emerged in the devastating fire that struck a multi-unit apartment building in Westchester County, NY on March 8, 2023. These new findings have spurred victims of the fire to seek legal assistance from the Law Firm of Ronemus & Vilensky, a prominent legal advocate in the Greater New York City area. Around […]