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Actor Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart After Deadly New Jersey Turnpike Crash

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in a highly publicized car accident earlier this summer on the New Jersey turnpike that left him in critical condition and a friend and fellow comedian, James McNair, dead. Now he has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart, alleging negligence on the part of the company after one of its… Read More »

Surviving a Car Crash: Minicars Come Up Short

A recent study found minicars do not measure up in a common crash scenario. Small cars offer savings in size and cost, but the difference in safety could be deadly in an accident.  To respond to consumer demand for highly maneuverable, economic transportation, auto manufacturers offer minicars, lightweight vehicles that are easy on fuel and… Read More »

Danger on the Job: Firefighters at Risk

Not many careers require entering burning buildings on a daily basis. As a firefighter in New York, saving lives and property is just part of the job — even when hazardous to your health. In recent months, several blazes have caused multiple firefighter injuries, including: A two-alarm fire in a Brooklyn building injured 13 firefighters… Read More »

What to Do After a Taxi Accident

If you are driving your car and you are involved in an accident, chances are that you have some idea about who is at fault. Knowing whom to blame when you suffer injury in a NY taxi collision, however, may be more difficult. Here is what to do if you are involved in a taxicab… Read More »

Driving Distracted: More Measures to Save Lives

As a dedicated personal injury law firm, we work hard to help clients and families injured by the carelessness and negligence of others. Distracted driving is a leading factor behind many serious motor vehicle and pedestrian accidents in New York City. This year in New York, legislative changes are being enacted to increase driver attention… Read More »

Early Warning Signs of a Head Injury after an Automobile Accident

More and more evidence emerges every year that even mild head injuries can lead to serious long-term consequences. You never lose consciousness to have suffered a significant traumatic brain injury (TBI). Many people walk away from car accidents thinking they escaped unscathed, when in fact the sudden deceleration and jarring movement have jostled the brain… Read More »