June 26, 2012

Slumlord said to be taking over hotel in Brooklyn

Infamous slumlord, David Bistricer, is part of the development team that is being accused of providing moldy, asbestos-laden conditions at the Chelsea Hotel.  He is now is now taking over the former “Waldorf-Astoria of Brooklyn”, which is the Hotel Bossert on Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights with plans to turn it back into a 302 room hotel.  However, he has a reputation as a slumlord, for his past record: as owner of a 59 building […]
November 8, 2010

Drill-Bit Piece Left in Patient's Head Leaves Prominent Hospital with Headache

A prominent Rhode Island hospital says a piece of a medical drill bit was accidentally left in a patient’s head during a procedure, which broke off and was not accounted for at the end of the procedure, and later had to be removed. The hospital says it has suspended the doctor and operating-room team involved.  The drill bit “was subsequently identified through diagnostic imaging,” removed from the patient two days after the original procedure and […]