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Hurt on a Train? Our Accident Lawyers Explain Train Accident Liability

Consider these recent stories of train accidents. In June, one person was killed after being struck by a train in East Rochester. Only three days before, a 22-year-old man was killed by a train in Perinton. In July, one person was killed by a commuter train in Long Island. In South Carolina earlier this year, an Amtrak passenger train crashed into a parked freight train. If you were hurt in a train accident like one […]

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Responsibilities NY Drivers and Pedestrians Have to Each Other

It’s true that pedestrians usually have the right-of-way, and that motorists bear most of the responsibility in ensuring everyone’s safety. However, pedestrians have certain responsibilities and rules they must follow to keep themselves safe, too. You may have noticed reminders in your community recently about pedestrian safety. Check out more about programs for your specific community by contacting the GTSC. In the meantime, let’s brush up on exactly what each traveler – by car and […]

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Do NY Rideshare Benefits Outweigh Crash Complications?

Millions of New Yorkers are using rideshare services like Uber and Lyft to stay mobile. Most of the time these rides are relatively uneventful. Not always, though. Crashes do happen, and when they do, figuring out liability can be complicated and time-consuming. You will almost certainly need the help of an experienced NY auto accident attorney to make sure you don’t get stuck with the bill if you are injured. Despite this, there are a […]

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Bystanders: The Other Victims of New York Construction Accidents

New York never sleeps, and it never stops just for a construction project. As buildings are being built and renovated, New Yorkers are walking by, heading to work, and minding their own business. Unfortunately, these bystanders may be putting themselves in danger simply by being around a construction site. When we talk about New York construction accidents, we often talk about workers as victims. However, countless bystanders have also been victims of injuries due to […]

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What NYers Should Know about Drunk Driving on Halloween

Between parties, trick-or-treating, and other festivities, Halloween is one of the busiest nights on the road for pedestrians and motorists alike. Unfortunately, Halloween is also a busy night for drunk drivers. In fact, Halloween is one of the most deadly nights on the road, with drunk driving accidents and fatalities surpassing even those of New Year’s Eve. How bad is it? Forty-four percent of car accidents on Halloween and the weekend prior involve drunk drivers, […]

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How Does New York Handle Dog Bite Injuries?

If you get injured by a dog bite in New York, you may be surprised how the law applies to your case. In this post, we’re going to share stories of a couple of different recent situations where people were bitten by dogs, then let you know how claims work if you want to seek compensation. Stories of Dog Bites If a dog attacks you or someone you know, you can legally fight back to […]

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Over 25% of Older Adults Fall Each Year – What NY Seniors Can Do

Over one million U.S. residents seek emergency help for slip and fall injuries every year, and seniors are more likely to fall than the average person. It’s just a fact, and if you or someone you love is getting up in years, it’s one you have to accept. Over 25 percent of seniors fall each year, and an initial fall raises the risk of a subsequent fall by 50 percent. A slip and fall injury […]

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Who’s Responsible When NY School Bus Accidents Occur?

If your child is injured in a New York school bus accident, who can be held responsible probably isn’t your first worry. You want to make sure that your kid is okay. After you get over your initial fears, though, determining responsibility is one of the most important things you can do. Why? A number of reasons. School bus injuries can be costly. If another’s negligence hurt your child, they should have to pay instead […]

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Injuries NYers Can Expect If They’re Hit by a Car While Walking

Many New Yorkers walk to work, school, and other places around the city every day. Far too often, though, New York pedestrians are seriously injured by cars while walking. How often? Take a look at the facts: Every eight minutes, a pedestrian is injured. A pedestrian is killed every 113 minutes. Every year, over 60,000 pedestrians are injured and over 4,000 are killed in the U. S. Almost 40 percent of pedestrian fatalities involve a […]

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How New York Parents Can Protect Kids after a Bicycle Accident

Bicycle riding is a great activity for children. It helps them stay active and enjoy the outdoors, and it can give older children more independence as they use their bikes as a means of transportation. However, bike riding is also a common way for kids to sustain injuries. How common are bike riding injuries? Bicycle accidents account for about 500,000 emergency room visits annually, and about 300,000 of these injured cyclists are children. Worse, around […]

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