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Family of Flushing Sandy victim officially files suit against city
Family of Flushing Sandy victim officially files suit against city
Northeast Melissa Chan 8/14/2013 at 3:32PM

The family of the Flushing man tragically killed by a felled tree during Sandy has officially filed a lawsuit against the city, legal sources said. “The city has completely ignored the situation with their trees in Queens,” said the family’s attorney, Rosemarie Arnold. Arnold filed a notice of claim in January on behalf of Tony [...]

Family of Sandy’s first victim to sue city
Family of Sandy’s first victim to sue city
Top Stories Melissa Chan 1/08/2013 at 3:39PM

The family of the Flushing man tragically killed by a felled tree during Sandy plans to sue the city after they said they fought in vain for at least a decade to get the towering threat removed, legal sources said. A notice of claim has been filed on behalf of Tony Laino, 29, who was [...]

Friends, brother remember Flushing man killed during Hurricane Sandy
Friends, brother remember Flushing man killed during Hurricane Sandy
News Melissa Chan 10/30/2012 at 8:42AM

A Flushing man was crushed to death by a tree that crashed into his home Monday night during Hurricane Sandy, police said. Tony Laino, 29, was pinned in his bedroom at around 7 p.m. on October 29, police said. The tree ripped through the upper left portion of the two-story home at 47-34 166th Street, [...]