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    New York City Traffic Deaths Hit New Low in 2018

    By Michael Barasch

    Aggressive initiatives have helped New York City reduce traffic deaths to their lowest level in more than a century. In 2013, the de Blasio administration established the Vision Zero Initiative, which lowered speed limits and instituted other safety measures designed to reduce vehicle fatalities throughout the five boroughs. In the year before the Vision Zero […]

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  • Train Accidents

    Fatal Crash Revives Metro North Safety Concerns

    By Michael Barasch

    On Monday, February 1, 2016, a teenager was struck and killed by a Metro North train passing through the Bronx at about 3:30 p.m. According to News 12 Westchester, the victim was the second Fordham Prep high school student killed by a train in two weeks. The accident, which wreaked havoc on the evening commute, […]

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  • Construction Accidents

    Deadly Construction Accidents on the Rise in New York

    By Dominique A. Penson

    In a recent incident, an air conditioning unit dropped 30 stories from a crane onto Madison Ave. in Manhattan, injuring 10 people. Fortunately, no one was seriously hurt, but according to an article in the New York Times, these types of construction site accidents are on the rise across the city. The statistics are sobering […]

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  • Construction Accidents

    Legal Options After a Construction Site Accident

    By Dominique A. Penson

    Construction jobs are inherently dangerous. The industry is consistently on the top of the list in terms of workplace injuries and fatalities, so it’s important that anyone who works in the field has an understanding of the legal options available in the event of a work-related accident. Should you suffer a construction injury, you generally […]

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