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Long Island Athlete Dies In Car Wreck

Posted: June 19, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

Teen drivers have a higher rate of fatal car accidents than any other age group. This is primarily due to their immaturity, lack of driving skills, and lack of experience. In fact, car crashes are the number one cause of death among teens aged 15-19 in the United States. Many of these crashes are due […]

Back Seat May Not Be The Safest Seat Anymore

Posted: June 18, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

How many times have a group of siblings rushed one another, yelling out the phrase, “Shotgun!?” This is done to avoid having to sit in the dreaded middle seat of the back seat. That horrible hump. Our parents may have thought that the back seat was safer, and when it comes to infants and toddlers […]

Trial Set On Crash That May Have Been Caused By Seizure Disorder

Posted: June 17, 2019 | Categories: Lawsuits

The Berkshire Eagle reports on a New York man facing charges of manslaughter by vehicle for a crash that killed a Housatonic woman in Massachusetts. 69-year-old Robert Bacigalupi will be tried on July 24th on charges of motor vehicle homicide and a marked-lanes violation. His trial will take place at the Central Berkshire District Court. […]

Bricks Fall And Strike Pedestrians On 39th Street

Posted: June 14, 2019 | Categories: Construction Accidents

Falling debris is a growing concern amid the construction boon in New York City. The city has already seen an increase in construction accidents this year compared with the same time frame last year. Falling debris can not only harm construction workers, but it can also strike and injure pedestrians. Failure to secure objects, provide […]

Couple Sues Boeing For 737 Engine Explosion

Posted: June 13, 2019 | Categories: Plane Accidents

Few people fear they will get into an accident driving on their way to work. Yet, that thought will cross at least some passenger’s minds as they taxi down the runway for a flight across the country. Despite those fears, according to raw numbers, flying aboard a commercial airline is overwhelmingly safer than driving. Data […]

Legislation Passes Regarding Limo Safety

Posted: June 12, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

New York has a law that generally requires a carrier to obtain “Operating Authority” from the New York State Department of Transportation when passengers are carried for compensation. Inside New York City, these operators are generally licensed by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. These entities endeavor to ensure that drivers are properly […]

Helicopter Crash Lands Into Roof In Manhattan

Posted: June 11, 2019 | Categories: Plane Accidents

Data from the Federal Aviation Administration indicates that over 2015 and 2016, helicopter accidents fell in numbers. In 2016, there were 106 accidents, and in 2015, there were 121 accidents. Unfortunately, the percentage of fatal accidents rose. In 2015, there were 17 fatal accidents. In 2016, there were also 17 fatal accidents. In 2017, there […]

Cadet Killed In Rollover Accident

Posted: June 10, 2019 | Categories: Wrongful Death

According to the Military.com website, for the first time since 2011, in 2015 on-duty deaths exceeded deaths that occurred in combat. At first, this seemed like an anomaly, but through 2018, the trend continued. In 2017, four times as many military personnel died in training accidents than were killed in combat. According to the hard […]

Man Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Five Family Members

Posted: June 7, 2019 | Categories: Wrongful Death

Wrong way driving only accounts for a small percentage of overall fatal car accidents, but due to the nature of these accidents, they are more likely to be fatal. This is because a majority of wrong way accidents occur at high speeds and typically involve head-on impact or side-swipe impact. Age has been represented as […]

Tracy Morgan Wrecks Bugatti Supercar

Posted: June 6, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

New York is one of the many states that require that a person registering a vehicle in the state obtain car insurance. New York not only requires certain state minimum coverage, but it also requires that a driver have at least $50,000 in personal injury protection because it is a no-fault state. This means that […]

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