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    What Does the Future Hold for New York City’s Vision Zero Plan?

    By Michael Barasch

    More than five years have passed since New York City’s Vision Zero initiative was launched with the goal of ending pedestrian and cyclist deaths by 2024. Looking ahead to the second half of the campaign, some activists and interest groups are questioning if and how further progress will be made. A “die-in” protest this summer […]

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  • Auto AccidentsCycling AccidentsPedestrian Accidents

    What Does the Future Hold for New York City’s Vision Zero Plan?

    By Michael Barasch

    More than five years have passed since New York City’s Vision Zero initiative was launched with the goal of ending pedestrian and cyclist deaths by 2024. Looking ahead to the second half of the campaign, some activists and interest groups are questioning if and how further progress will be made. A “die-in” protest this summer […]

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  • Premises Liability

    Who Pays if You’re Hurt at an Airbnb Rental?

    By Dominique A. Penson

    The Internet company Airbnb is changing how Americans travel and how we earn extra income. Airbnb is an online service that matches travelers with homeowners and renters who have spare rooms to offer for a brief stay. These rooms are generally available at a much lower price than hotels, but are they worth the savings? […]

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  • Construction Accidents

    NY Times Reports Dramatic Increase in Fatal Construction Accidents

    By Dominique A. Penson

    New York is a city in constant flux, always re-imagining and reconstituting itself. Construction is a major part of the dynamism that is New York. But the recent spike in construction citywide has some people asking whether it’s possible to manage all the new building projects safely, or whether fatal accidents are simply a cost […]

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  • Personal Injury

    Manhole Cover Rips Into New York City Bus

    By Dominique A. Penson

    An iron manhole cover reportedly flew up through the floor of a Metro Transit Authority (MTA) bus August 4, lodging directly below a passenger’s seat. The cover ripped through the plywood lining the bus floor, injuring the woman sitting in the seat directly above it. She was later treated for injuries to her leg from […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    New Jersey Turnpike Truck Accident Causes Fire, Kills

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A dump truck travelling southbound on the New Jersey Turnpike in Linden August 4 reportedly overturned underneath an overpass and caught fire. The truck driver was killed in the accident, which closed the Turnpike for close to 12 hours. The reason why the accident happened remains unknown. Smoke was visible for miles after the crash. […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Double-Decker Bus Hits Pedestrian in Greenwich Village

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A double-decker sightseeing bus reportedly struck a pedestrian in Greenwich Village July 3. The man was pinned beneath the bus, which dragged him for several feet before coming to a stop. The bus was making a left turn onto W. 4th Street when it allegedly hit the man in the crosswalk. Emergency responders arriving at […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Child Accidentally Drives Over a Toddler on Staten Island

    By Dominique A. Penson

    A five-year-old reportedly got behind the wheel of a running van on Staten Island, put it into reverse and backed over a toddler. The two-year-old child was critically injured and was taken to Richmond University Medical Center for treatment. The accident occurred while a woman was placing another child into the backseat of the van. […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Crash on Whitestone Bridge Leaves Nine Injured

    By Dominique A. Penson

    Four vehicles recently collided on the Whitestone Bridge, entangling traffic for an hour and leaving nine people with significant injuries. The accident occurred on the Queens side of the bridge in the southbound lanes. All of the victims were reportedly taken to local hospitals for treatment, according to officials who arrived at the scene. Motorists […]

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  • Auto AccidentsPersonal Injury

    Some Car Accidents Cry Out Negligence

    By Dominique A. Penson

    In the vast majority of personal-injury cases arising out of a car accident, the question of whether a given driver acted negligently must be decided at trial by a jury.  It cannot be decided before trial by a judge as a matter of law.  But, there are exceptions.  Some accidents speak so loudly to a […]

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