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Know the Two Types of NYC Public Transportation Accident Lawsuits

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Know the Two Types of NYC Public Transportation Accident Lawsuits

 

On Sept. 18, three people were killed and 16 were injured when two buses crashed in Queens at around 6:00 am.

 

One bus was a city bus, the other a tour bus. The city bus was driven by a long-term employee of the MTA. The city bus driver turned right and crashed with the tour bus. During the accident the buses spun, and authorities say that speed may have been a factor.

 

The three victims who died were a pedestrian, a city bus passenger, and the tour bus driver.

When people think of a NYC “public transportation Continue Reading

This Holiday Season, Be Thankful for MTA – But Still Hold It Accountable

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This Holiday Season, Be Thankful for MTA – But Still Hold It Accountable

 

Are you one of the many New Yorkers fed up with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority? As fellow NYC denizens, we completely understand the feeling. You have lots of good reasons.

 

However, since this is the season of thankfulness and forgiveness, we thought it worthwhile to take a look at how far the MTA has come since it was first created. Then we’ll how holding them accountable today can actually help them to continue to improve – for the safety of everyone.

 

The Terrible, Gruesome Birth of the MTA

 

The MTA was birthed after a horrible crash Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about How NY Pharmaceutical Liability Works

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What You Need to Know about How NY Pharmaceutical Liability Works

 

If you have been injured by a pharmaceutical drug, the search for the responsible party can be complicated. In this article, you’ll learn about the various types of pharmaceutical liability cases and how a knowledgeable attorney can help you.

 

About 50 percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug daily. With new drugs constantly entering the market, the risk of injury increases. If you are injured by a drug, it may be due to one of these factors: manufacturing, side effects, or marketing.

 

Manufacturing mistakes

 

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Don’t End Up in a New York Emergency Room This Thanksgiving

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Don't End Up in a New York Emergency Room This Thanksgiving

When you think of Thanksgiving, you probably envision turkey, pumpkin pie, and – of course – family.

 

An emergency room is likely the last thing on your mind. Despite this, more people end up injured on Thanksgiving than you might realize.

 

How can you keep yourself and your loved ones safe and sound? By learn about the most common ways New Yorkers get injured over the holiday.

 

Slip and fall injuries

 

Thanksgiving may be snowy, icy, or rain-slick this year. So wear shoes with good traction and watch your step.

 

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Your Rights in NYC When Weather Causes a Slip and Fall

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Your Rights in NYC When Weather Causes a Slip and Fall

 

 

Winter in New York City is beautiful, yet inclement weather can bring a higher risk of accidents. Rain, sleet, and snow frequently lead to slips and falls. Sometimes these falls are minor, but in other cases they can cause serious injury.

 

When is a fall just an accident, and when can it be attributed to someone else’s negligence? Here are several ways to understand the difference.

 

Winter Fall Injuries and How Liability Works

 

In personal injury cases, the term “slip and fall” is used when an individual is injured by falling on another’s property. These Continue Reading

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