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Teens Injured And Killed After Car Flies Into A Tree

Posted: April 25, 2019 | Categories: News

Every year, one of the leading causes of teen deaths is car accidents and often occur due to inexperience. Those involved in these accidents usually have their licenses for less than three years. Paired together, speeding and inexperience can lead to tragic outcomes including serious injury and death. Distracted driving is also becoming a huge […]

Safety Hearing For New Limousine Regulations Follow Deadly October Crash

Posted: April 24, 2019 | Categories: News

A tragic limousine accident occurred in October last year and killed 20 people, including the driver. Further investigation revealed that the modified SUV should not have even been on the road. Both state officials and officials from the National Transportation Safety Board have been investigating the deadly crash. The operator of the limousine company, Nauman […]

DUI Driver Causes The Death Of A Reverend In Accident

Posted: April 22, 2019 | Categories: News

New York has a number of laws that govern impaired driving. In addition to driving while intoxicated (DWI), they also have aggravated DWI, and DWAI, also known as driving while your ability is impaired. Driving while your ability is impaired can be charged with a blood-alcohol content from 0.05% to 0.0799%. Another DWAI charge involves […]

Man Awarded $100 Million In MTA Lawsuit

Posted: April 19, 2019 | Categories: News

The Metropolitan Transit Authority is one of the busiest in the world, with millions of riders utilizing its subways and buses each day. While generally a safe form of transportation, the MTA has been seeing a spate of accidents lately. One of those accidents involved a man’s clothing catching on a subway train as he […]

New Investigation Is Launched Into The American Airline Accident

Posted: April 18, 2019 | Categories: News

Historically, air travel is generally safer than travel by vehicle. The numbers don’t lie when it comes to this fact. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, there were 32,166 fatal motor vehicle accidents that led to slightly more than 35,000 deaths. The National Transportation Safety Board also has the numbers on […]

Motorized Bikes With Faulty Brakes Causes Injuries

Posted: April 17, 2019 | Categories: News

Just like the e-scooters offered by companies like Bird and Lime, motorized pedal bike rentals are becoming just as popular. Companies such as Uber and Lyft are offering electric bikes for rent in major cities and on college campuses nationwide. Unfortunately, the widespread use of both the bikes and the scooters have led to a […]

Accidental Construction Deaths See Highest Numbers In Years

Posted: April 16, 2019 | Categories: News

The Construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries in New York. Through October of 2018, construction accidents and injuries had already outpaced year-end numbers recorded in 2017 and have increased each year since 2014. As of November 21st, 2018, these accidental fatalities were at 12, which is the same as the three previous […]

Snowmobile Deaths On The Rise

Posted: April 12, 2019 | Categories: News

Snowmobiling is a popular recreational activity during the winter in New York. While most of the time, these are safe vehicles to operate and ride, accidents do occur. During the 2016-17 season, there were 183 snowmobile accidents in New York. Of those, 20 were fatal, resulting in 24 deaths. This is an increase over 2015-16, […]

Hit And Run Suspect Identified By Police

Posted: April 11, 2019 | Categories: News

According to the New York Department of Health website, each year there are 312 vehicle-versus-pedestrian accidents resulting in death. Motor vehicle traffic-related pedestrian injuries result in approximately 3,027 hospitalizations each year. There are 12,506 emergency room visits due to pedestrians being struck by motor vehicles in New York. While Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative […]

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