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Toddler Falls To Death At Fulton Street Subway Station

Posted: December 13, 2019 | Categories: News

The Sun reports that a toddler was killed on the New York Subway in Manhattan. The tragic accident occurred at about 5:36 p.m. on Wednesday in Manhattan at the Fulton Street subway station.  The two-year-old boy was walking down the steps ahead of his mother. The mother had her hands full with packages. When they […]

Jury Likely To Indict Woman On Further Charges After DUI Crash

Posted: December 12, 2019 | Categories: Drunk Driving Accidents

The East Hampton Star reports that a grand jury will likely indict a woman in a fatal Montauk crash. 30-year-old Lisa Rooney was initially charged with drunken driving following an October crash that killed a bicyclist in Montauk.  Just after 6 p.m. on October 30th, Rooney struck 28-year-old John James Usma-Quintero on Flamingo Avenue. Usma-Quintero died […]

Three-Year-Old Killed In Stroller Accident In Harlem

Posted: December 11, 2019 | Categories: News

Despite initiatives such as Vision Zero in New York and others like it nationwide, it seems that pedestrian fatalities are increasing. In 2017, there were 5,977 pedestrians killed in traffic accidents according to the NHTSA. On average, a pedestrian is killed every 88 seconds in traffic accidents in the United States. 73% of pedestrian fatalities […]

Man Charged In Fatal Drunk-Driving Crash That Killed His Son

Posted: December 10, 2019 | Categories: Drunk Driving Accidents

The Macomb Daily reports that a man has been charged in the fatal crash that killed his son.  32-year-old Arturo Molina Mendez was arraigned from his hospital bed. He is facing charges in the Sunday accident that killed his 7-year-old son. Mendez was driving with his son in a 2015 Kia Optima just after midnight on […]

Be Safe When Taking The New York Subway

Posted: December 9, 2019 | Categories: News

The New York Post reports a witness describing the horrific death of a woman on New York Subway tracks. At about 12:20 a.m., two young women were coming from a holiday party where they had been drinking. They got off the southbound A train at the Broadway Station.  33-year-old Kwame Martin reported that the two women […]

Academic Scholarship Recipient

Posted: December 6, 2019 | Categories: News

Congratulations to Andrew Kelly, 20, of Levittown, Pa., who is the recipient of the Friedman & Simon L.L.P. 2019 Academic Scholarship. Andrew is a sophomore at the University of Pittsburgh. As personal injury attorneys, we understand how devastating an injury can be on victims and their loved ones. Andrew’s academic dedication and career goals, despite […]

Cellphone Injuries On The Rise As Distraction Level Increases

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Cell phones have been around since the 1980s, but it has only been in the past couple of decades that they have become ubiquitous. Beginning in this decade, the cell phone gave way to the smartphone, connecting millions of people around the world to the internet without a computer. As of 2018, there were around […]

Beware Of Snowblower Injuries This Winter

Posted: December 5, 2019 | Categories: News

It’s that time of year when snow becomes a fact of life. Clearing your driveway or sidewalks with a shovel may take more time and effort, but it may be safer than using a snowblower.  This time of year, emergency departments see an uptick in hand injuries due to snowblowers. Many times, the injuries are […]

Pedestrian Injuries Are Being Overlooked In Scooter Accidents

Posted: December 4, 2019 | Categories: News

Ever since they became popular ways to zip around cities and college campuses, people have focused on scooter rider injuries. The few studies that have been done have reported that there has been an uptick in injuries that have required medical attention in emergency departments. There has also been an increase in scooter versus auto […]

Drag Racers Crash In Lincoln Tunnel, Father And Son Arrested

Posted: December 3, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

The New York Daily News reports that father and son drag racers have been charged in a crash that occurred in the Lincoln Tunnel.  At about 10 p.m. on February 9th, Fred Ordine and his son Chadwick Quinones were drag racing inside the tunnel’s Manhattan-bound tube. Quinones lost control of his vehicle.  The 25-year-old Quinones […]

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