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New York City, NY

A 22-year-old elevator mechanic apprentice sustained permanent injuries when a falling elevator counterweight struck him in the face during the renovation of the elevator. The accident occurred because safety procedures regarding the placement of a mesh fence around the elevator leveling device were not in place, a violation of a New York industrial code. The Raphaelson & Levine Law Firm, P.C. obtained a significant recovery for the young man.

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