Marc Held, the attorney bringing the lawsuit with Goldsmith, said at least a quarter of the building’s renters are either elderly or disabled, including at least one blind tenant. “These are apartments that are triple in value vacant what they are with a rent-regulated tenant in there,” he said. “There’s a tremendous financial incentive not to comply with the law.”
His lawyer, Marc J. Held of the firm Held & Hines, said the unions representing transit workers have asked the MTA to improve subway safety in part by having trains enter stations at slower speeds.
“Had the MTA followed these recommendations, Hector would be at work today instead of in a hospital bed recovering from unspeakable injuries,” Held said.
“Syracuse students went to the school infirmary due to a physical illness and found themselves locked up against their will in the mental ward of St. Joseph’s Hospital,” said Marc Held, Smith’s attorney.”
Former SU student sues university due to head injury By Chris Libonati ASST. COPY EDITOR UPDATED: Oct. 6, 2015 at 6:19 p.m. A former Syracuse University student is suing the university because of a head injury suffered last fall, according to a lawsuit filed in the Kings County (New York) Supreme Court. Gabriel Sansone is suing SU, along with defendants Tony Chao, a boxing instructor and former Daily Orange art director, and Thomas Smith, who the lawsuit identifies as the […]
hen someone sends their child off to college, they are entrusting that they will be safe,” said Held.
“It is heartbreaking for any parent to be informed that their child was severely hurt during a class because proper safety protocols were not followed. We hope Syracuse University will learn from this incident and ensure that no other students get hurt like Gabriel Sansone,” Held charged.
“In the previous exercise classes/practices that Sansone attended, there was never any intentional contact between any of the members of the club,” Marc Held, Sansone’s attorney, said in an email. “As such, any contact was unexpected and impermissible on campus. Mr. Sansone also never signed any waivers with the school or the club.”
When someone sends their child off to college, they are entrusting that they will be safe,” said Marc Held.
“It is heartbreaking for any parent to be informed that their child was severely hurt during a class because proper safety protocols were not followed. We hope Syracuse University will learn from this incident and ensure that no other students get hurt like Gabriel Sansone,” Marc Held charged.