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    Bus Driver Involved in Fatal Accident Faces Criminal Charges

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A 23-year-old bus driver from New York has been charged with careless and reckless driving and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle after a fatal accident in early August. All this is happening as the driver recovers from serious injuries of his own. The bus accident reportedly occurred on Interstate 95 in North Carolina, north of […]

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  • Personal Injury

    Trial of Bus Driver in Fatal Accident to be Delayed

    By Dominique A. Penson

    By now, the case involving a bus driver who was charged with a crime after a fatal accident under Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan was supposed to have gone to trial. But that trial was put on hold as of late February, prompting speculation that prosecutors would soon drop it altogether. A Metropolitan […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Hope for Victims of Hit-And-Run Accidents

    By Michael Barasch

    A 14-year-old girl was struck by a hit-and-run driver before being hit by two other cars on February 6, 2014. The ninth grader was crossing Hempstead Turnpike when the driver of a passenger vehicle crashed into her, throwing her into the air before fleeing the accident scene.  A day later, a commercial truck hit a […]

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  • Wrongful Death

    Child Deaths Caused by Auto Accidents Are on the Rise in NYC

    By Michael Barasch

    Just weeks into the new year, a family of four suffered a devastating loss. Cooper Stock was only 9 years old when he crossed the street holding his father’s hand and was struck and killed by a taxi that failed to yield to the pedestrians.  Dr. Richard Stock and his son were struck by a […]

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  • Dog Bites

    The Serious Danger of Dog Attacks

    By Michael Barasch

    Our law firm devotes the considerable talents of our attorneys to protect the rights and pursue compensation for people and families seriously injured by the negligence of others. For many, a dog bite does not seem to be a serious injury, but for some, it can be fatal. Pit bull-mix dogs have garnered headlines across […]

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  • Auto AccidentsWrongful Death

    Tragic Motor Vehicle Accident Kills New York Woman

    By Michael Barasch

    With her longtime love at her side, 65-year-old Olga Rivera was strolling on a sidewalk at midday on a Monday in November. The couple was startled by a truck heading straight at them. Unable to get out of the way, Ms. Rivera was struck by the truck after it was hit by a taxi at […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Drunk Driving Accident Statistics

    By Michael Barasch

    Most people know that drinking and driving is both illegal and incredibly dangerous. Yet every day, motorists get behind the wheel after having one too many to drink. If you or your loved one is injured in a car crash with a drunk driver, you may be confused, worried about medical bills and angry with […]

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