Home » News » Page 3

News - Page 3

Prison Sentence Handed Down For Hit-And-Run Accident In Nassau

Posted: October 23, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

The Nassau Patch reports that a man has been sentenced to five years in prison for a hit-and-run accident that occurred in 2017.  44-year-old Kelvin O’Neal pleaded guilty in March to charges of two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault, and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in personal injury.  The […]

Boxing Champ Believed To Be Intoxicated At Time Of Crash

Posted: October 22, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

Single-vehicle off-road crashes are the type of crash most responsible for fatalities. In fact, one in five crashes involve only one vehicle and usually, that vehicle departs the roadway. More than 8,000 people die each year in single vehicle, run off-road collision. This accounts for more than 70% of fatal, single vehicle crashes. Crashes where […]

Teen Riding E-Scooter Killed In Hit-And-Run In Queens

Posted: October 21, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

The New York Daily News reports that a teenager was killed in a hit-and-run while riding an e-scooter in Queens.  18-year-old Eternity Stephens was riding a TAILG electric scooter owned by her father on October 12th with her girlfriend, a 23-year-old female on the back. As she traveled south on Rockaway Blvd., a 2013 Infiniti […]

Prosecutor Says Limo Driver Not Exonerated By Brake Work Report

Posted: October 18, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

On October 6, 2018, a limousine carrying 17 passengers crashed in Schoharie, killing all of the passengers, the driver, and two pedestrians. This made the incident the deadliest transportation accident since 2009. Investigation indicated that there had been several pre-existing problems with the limousine. There were also problems that caused the New York DMV to […]

Teens Killed When Porsche Knocked Off Of Overpass Onto Train Tracks

Posted: October 16, 2019 | Categories: Car Accidents

Getting a driver’s license is a right of passage that many teenagers look forward to and many parents dread. Parents are quite right to have concerns; 3,255 young drivers aged 15 to 19 were involved in fatal crashes in 2017. Due to lack of experience and an increased incidence of risk taking, teens are more […]

Hard Rock Hotel Collapses In New Orleans, Two Dead, 19 Injured

Posted: October 15, 2019 | Categories: News

The construction industry employed about 4% of all workers in the United States in 2017. This equals about 6,882,000 people employed in the industry. Despite employing just 4% of workers, the construction industry accounted for 21% of all worker deaths. The U.S. Department of Labor reported in 2015 that 64% of all construction worker deaths […]

Girl Killed Riding A Festival Ride In New Jersey

Posted: October 14, 2019 | Categories: News

Tis’ the season for pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin carving, candy binges, watching leaves turn, and fall festivals. Many places also hold their state fairs at this time of year, allowing for farmers to show off those prized crops. With these festivals often come thrilling rides that are often erected quickly and come down just as […]

Tire Company May Have Falsified Records Related To Limo Crash

Posted: October 11, 2019 | Categories: News

It’s been almost a year since the October 2018 limousine crash in Schoharie that claimed the lives of 20 people. Since that crash became one of the deadliest transportation accidents in recent history, both civil lawsuits and criminal charges have been filed. The owner of Prestige Limousine, Nauman Hussein is facing 20 counts of negligent […]

Police Blame Pedestrian For Crash In Brooklyn

Posted: October 10, 2019 | Categories: News

Vehicle on vehicle collisions are a serious problem, but the odds of death or serious injury begin to rise sharply when autos collide with pedestrians. Improved technology and law enforcement play a major role in crosswalk safety, but the most impact comes from public education. Pedestrians are urged to always use marked crosswalks when crossing […]

Contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P.

One of our experienced attorneys will contact you right away...

English English Spanish Spanish
Friedman & Simon, L.L.P.
Click to call

Contact Friedman & Simon, L.L.P.

One of our experienced attorneys will contact you right away...