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Snowmobile Deaths On The Rise

Posted: April 12, 2019 | Categories: Wrongful Death

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: Hit and Run Accidents

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 […]

Buses Collide In Greenwich

Posted: April 10, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

Buses, particularly school buses, are one of the safest methods of transportation for students to and from school. Those who ride school buses are 70 times more likely to arrive at school or home safe than those who use other methods of transportation. Other buses, such as those used by the Metro Transit Authority, are […]

Train Companies Ignore Recommended Safety Upgrades

Posted: April 9, 2019 | Categories: Personal Injury

Travel by train or bus can be a safe, enjoyable, and economical way to travel. While trains are generally safe for passengers, following these tips can help to ensure that you remain safe for your journey. If you have to move once the train is in motion, forgo the macho swagger and hold onto the […]

Boating Accidents On The Rise Since 2018

Posted: | Categories: Boating Accidents

New York State, with its many freshwater rivers and lakes as well as miles of coastline, has a thriving boating industry. Many of these boats are recreational vehicles, used by residents and visitors alike. In New York, recreational boating is a $2 billion-dollar industry and covers both powerboats and non-motorized boats. Motorized boats require registration, […]

MTA Bus Crashes Into Bagel Shop

Posted: April 8, 2019 | Categories: Bus Accidents

In the period from 2015 through 2018, MTA buses were involved in a whopping 21,823 crashes. This equates to an average of 23 crashes per day. During this time period, at least 2,520 people were injured and 14 people had died. Recent court testimony revealed when involved in a collision, drivers of MTA buses called […]

Vision Zero Initiative Aimed To Lower Pedestrian And Cycling Deaths

Posted: April 4, 2019 | Categories: Bicycle Accidents

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero Initiative is aimed to not only reduce pedestrian deaths in New York City but to also protect the lives of those who cycle in the city. According to the NYC Department of Health and Hygiene, 25% of New York City residents bicycle through the city at least once a […]

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