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    Not All Accident Injuries Show Symptoms Right Away

    By Dominique A. Penson

    Car accidents are traumatic and stressful events — even the ones that initially seem minor. However, when you are involved in an accident that seems to be no more than a fender bender, you might not initially notice that you actually sustained an injury in the accident. There are a variety of reasons for this. […]

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    Four People Injured in Manhattan Bus Accident

    By Dominique A. Penson

    Four people were injured recently in an accident involving a commuter bus in Manhattan. The bus was leaving the Manhattan Port Authority Bus Terminal when it suddenly crashed in to the wall of a nearby ramp nearby the Lincoln Tunnel. Fortunately, none of those four people suffered life-threatening injuries after the accident, but they were […]

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    Brooklyn Man Arrested in Hit-and-Run Accident

    By Dominique A. Penson

    On Tuesday, February 3, Kamil Gorski was struck and killed as he attempted to cross Metropolitan Ave. at 62nd Street in Ridgewood. He was hit by two different vehicles — the first was a Ford van, and the second was a blue four-door sedan. While the sedan remained behind at the scene of the accident, […]

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    The Risks Posed by Snow and Ice Storms Extend to Cases Arising Out of Them

    By Dominique A. Penson

    Be careful when you venture out into a snow or ice storm.  And be even more careful when you bring a case arising out of a slip and fall on ice or snow.  Most such cases end up getting dismissed by the courts.  New York hews to the “storm in progress” rule.  A property owner […]

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    25 Injured in Accident Between MTA Bus and Two Cars

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A chain reaction accident led to injuries to 25 people total, including three who were later listed as being in critical condition. The accident involved two cars, a BMW and a Nissan Altima, and a Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) bus near Clarendon Road and Utica Avenue in East Flatbush. Surveillance video captured by Brooklyn’s News 12 […]

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    Legal Options After Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

    By Dominique A. Penson

    If you find yourself in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you have a high likelihood of being able to get compensation for your injuries and for your pain and suffering. However, it’s important to take a step back and analyze the legal options you have available to you before jumping right into a […]

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    Seeking Additional Damages in Hit-and-Run Cases

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A hit-and-run differs from standard accident cases in a variety of ways, most notably that it will result in criminal charges when the offender is found. This means that in addition to the major fines that a person could face in civil litigation, he or she could also face probation, license revocation and prison time […]

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    Determining Fault in Pedestrian Accidents

    By Dominique A. Penson

    Fault in pedestrian-car accidents isn’t always as clear-cut as one might think. While the tendency is for people to believe the driver is always at fault, there are situations in which the pedestrian may be liable for the accident that occurs, even though the pedestrian is far more likely to be more severely injured than […]

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    Common Causes of New York Truck Accidents

    By Michael Barasch

    In the past two decades, the incidence of accidents involving trucks has increased by nearly 20 percent. These accidents can be more devastating than those involving other motor vehicles because of the size and weight of trucks. When such an accident involves another vehicle, that vehicle is often outmatched and serious injuries or deaths can […]

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    Texting and Driving: The New Drunk Driving

    By Michael Barasch

    A new study released by Car and Driver Magazine has frightening news for drivers glued to their cell phones. It showed that texting while driving is actually a far more dangerous activity than drunk driving.  To reach this conclusion, the magazine conducted a study in which a car was rigged with a light to alert […]

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