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Recent Accident Draws Attention to Bike-Pedestrian Collisions

A 59-year-old woman is on life support after being hit by a bicycle in Central Park on September 18. According to police reports, the woman was walking in the crosswalk at a light-protected intersection near W. 63rd St. when the accident occurred, and she suffered severe head trauma. The cyclist remained at the scene of […]

Determining Liability in Improperly Loaded Truck Cases

One of the most common causes of trucking accidents is the improper loading of trucks. There are several different ways that trucks can be improperly loaded. If any of these scenarios are present in a truck accident, the trucking company could be held liable for the accident and any injuries or damage caused. Examples of […]

Student from Brooklyn Killed in Hit and Run Accident

Earlier this summer, a graduate student from Stony Brook University died in a serious hit and run accident. Witnesses say an SUV struck the man as he was rollerblading, and then fled the scene of the crash. The student was taken to the hospital, but later died due to severe injuries sustained during the accident. […]

Student Safety on School Buses

As summer comes to an end, issues surrounding the safety of school buses naturally enter the public consciousness. Back in March, a mini-school bus collided with a taxicab in Brooklyn, causing the bus full of children to flip over completely. Nine people were injured (including six minors), and bystanders rushed over to help the terrified […]

Staying Safe in Taxi Cab Collisions

It is well-known that many taxi cab passengers do not wear seat belts when they are in a taxi, even though they wear them dutifully while driving and riding in other vehicles. When passengers do not wear seat belts, they are more likely to end in the emergency room after smashing into the partitions designed […]

Natural Gas Grows in Popularity — the Danger Stays the Same

Natural gas has become a common fuel for heat and other household uses throughout the United States. With this demand requires extraction, distribution and a great deal of hard labor. Workers in the natural gas industry can face a dangerous workplace, and injuries can be severe. Recently, won a nearly $5 million settlement for two […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips

Motorcyclists saddle up with special responsibilities and special concerns. These powerful vehicles can lead to a fun, liberating lifestyle. However because they don’t provide the physical protection of a car body around you, you’re vulnerable to accidents becoming very serious, very quickly. Problems such as rough pavement, inexperience and collisions can cause lifelong problems. There […]

Determining if You Qualify for 9/11 Funds or Healthcare

Many people who lived, worked, or attended school in the vicinity of the World Trade Center in the year following the attacks of September 11th knew, back in 2001 or 2002, that the dust, fumes, smoke and stress had affected their health negatively. New asthma diagnoses spiked as did other types of lung and respiratory […]

Five Most Common Personal Injury Claims

Every year in the United States, a new lawsuit is filed every two seconds. Some of these lawsuits are indeed frivolous, which only adds to our country’s reputation as being quick to sue. Fortunately, there are more lawsuits for legitimate reasons such as personal injury. In these types of cases, the injured party sues for […]

Who Is At Fault In a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slipping and falling at home, in a store, in a parking lot, at the office or anywhere else is a common occurrence. It is also common for people to suffer serious injuries from accidents caused by dangerous conditions. They may slip on a wet floor, trip over an object, or fall because the premises are […]

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