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

    By Michael Barasch

    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 […]

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    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

    Determining Liability in Trucking Accidents

    By Michael Barasch

    If you’re like most people, you are probably more cautious when driving near large trucks and tractor-trailers. Your vigilance is warranted — semi-trucks and flatbeds can cause devastating accidents. If you or someone you love is involved in a truck accident, you may be wondering who is responsible and if any legal action can be […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    A Crosswalk, a Pedestrian, a Truck: Who Loses?

    By Michael Barasch

    In August, 16-year-old Renee Thompson of the Bronx had just left her job as a cashier at a candy store. Ms. Thompson was crossing the street at Third Avenue and East 60th Street when she was struck by a 19-wheel tractor-trailer. The driver did not realize there was a problem until three blocks beyond the […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Drowsy Driving Is Impaired Driving

    By Michael Barasch

    Whether your vehicle of choice is a car or truck, when your head starts to bob, you are dangerously impaired. And while you know what being tired feels like, knowing the factors that contribute to drowsy driving may save your life. This summer, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) revised hours of service (HOS) […]

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