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Driver In The Bronx Kills Child In Stroller

Posted: September 23, 2019 | Categories: News

New York is a “no-fault” state when it comes to auto insurance. This means that drivers are required to carry a certain amount of personal injury and property insurance which will pay for damages no matter who is at fault. For those who decide to try and drive without insurance, New York has some stiff […]

Transit Worker Falls In Train Tunnel, Electrocuted By Rail But Lives

Posted: September 19, 2019 | Categories: News

The New York subway system is not without its share of problems. Subway officials work amid hampering conditions to keep trains running on time. These problems include ancient signals, creaky trains, and more recently, people who venture onto the tracks. In 2017, there were 900 incidents where someone was on the tracks or was hit […]

Woman Leaves Hospital After Three Car Collision

Posted: September 17, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

While smartphones are probably responsible for a majority of distracted driving accidents, such accidents have been occurring regularly. Before smartphones, people would be distracted by older cell phones, their car radios, tape, or CD players. People also become distracted by passengers and by eating or drinking while driving. Distracted driving is a factor in approximately […]

Box Truck Strikes Utility Vehicle In Queens, Worker Killed

Posted: September 16, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

At some point, almost all of us have seen the vehicles on the side of roadways or at construction sites. These vehicles have a bucket that can support a man or two and lift them in the air while they make repairs to utility lines. It’s commonly called a cherry picker and as it turns […]

Drag Racer Sentenced In Crash That Killed NJ Vice Principal In A Hit And Run

Posted: September 13, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

New York law defines street racing as engaging in a speed contest or race. Exhibitions or contests of speed are punishable under this law. The laws include all forms of street racing: speed racing, drag racing, drifting, or other similar displays or contests of speed. Not only will the drivers be punished, but anyone who […]

Crash Blamed On Medical Emergency Strikes Scaffolding, Boy In Brooklyn

Posted: September 12, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

In many car accident cases, the issue of fault is pretty straightforward. This can be especially true when a traffic violation leads to a wreck. However, in cases where the driver suffered from a medical emergency in the moments just before the accident, liability becomes less clear. Most states recognize “sudden medical emergency” as a […]

Drive Tries To Flee Accident, Hits Another Vehicle And Injures Five

Posted: September 11, 2019 | Categories: News

Even a minor fender bender can be a frightening experience for all involved. Sometimes, individuals who are involved may react by leaving the scene because they are scared, confused, or feeling guilty. This is especially the case for a driver who may not have a valid driver’s license, was intoxicated, or may have been driving […]

Rider Falls At The Long Island Hampton Classic, Suffers Spinal Injury

Posted: September 10, 2019 | Categories: News

When someone mentions sports and traumatic brain injuries, thoughts almost immediately turn to contact sports like football and hockey. After all, these sports, along with boxing, get a lot of attention due to the concussions sustained by players. However, a study released by the journal Neurological Focus found that the sport that causes the most […]

Wrong-Way Accident In Brooklyn Causes Vehicle To Catch Fire, Five Sent To Hospital

Posted: September 9, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

According to the Federal Highway Administration, wrong-way collisions are responsible for about 300 to 400 roadway fatalities each year. They are uncommon, accounting for only about 3% of all accidents. Despite this, these types of collisions are the most likely to result in a fatality. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the fatality rate […]

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