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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   […]

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Avoid Taxi Accidents in New York by Learning Why They Occur

When you see a taxicab in a movie or TV show, what city do you automatically assume you’re in? Probably New York, right?   Taxis here are so prevalent that they have become a symbol of the Big Apple itself. How prevalent are they? In 2016, New York City taxicab drivers provided more than 16 million taxicab rides to residents and visitors. Thousands of New York City residents depend on taxicabs for daily transportation.   […]

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Types of Damages New Yorkers Can Sue for in Car Accidents

If you or a loved one are involved in a car accident, you may be left with debilitating injuries that cause pain and suffering, and which may even make you or your loved one unable to work. Tragic circumstances may even have led to the death of your loved one. Whether you are trying to recover or simply move on, seeking out compensation may help ensure your family’s financial security.   Unsurprisingly, more car accidents […]

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What Causes the Most Dangerous New York Car Crashes

An abundance of drivers packed on the road, and abundant distractions such as pedestrians, cyclists, buses, and taxis. This makes all New York boroughs are high-risk areas for car accidents. By driving safely, you decrease your risk of an accident significantly. However, that doesn’t mean you’re not still at risk for accidents caused by other drivers or circumstances beyond your control.   Here are some of the most common causes of New York car crashes. […]

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4 Typical Injuries That Occur in New York Car Crashes

When you drive through any borough in New York City, you are at risk of getting involved in one of the many car crashes that occur here every day.   If that’s not a sobering enough though, how about this? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that more than three million people are injured each year in vehicle accidents across the United States.   Because of this, it is important to learn about the […]

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What Happens When Auto Accidents Become Fatal in New York?

When a particularly tragic auto accident occurs, we are all reminded of not only how quickly lives can be taken, but also how horrific a bad accident can really be.   You may have seen this recent story on the news: two off-duty NYPD officers were driving in the Bronx when their car flipped multiple times off of a traffic circle and caught fire. Both the images from the crash and witness testimonies are absolutely […]

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How to Prevent Bicycle Accidents in New York City

Citizens of New York City depend on many modes of transportation to reach their destinations, bicycles being an extremely popular option. Unfortunately, while riding a bike in New York has many advantages, it also comes with some big safety risks. If you do decide to start cycling, patience and preparation are your best tools for staying safe on two wheels. Consider the following safety tips to prevent being a victim of a bicycle accident:   Be Aware […]

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Where do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Stand on Tort Reform?

Tort reform is an important issue that usually comes up during Presidential elections. It refers to changes in the civil justice system that limits a person’s right to damages in a personal injury, medical malpractice or accident case. Tort reform can mean many things.  It can mean getting rid of jury trials, or curbing how much money is awarded to a person. There are many issues that tort reform raises, but the main issue is that it is bad for […]

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Texting and Driving Accident Lawyer in New York City

Texting and driving is a real problem. In a society obsessed with technology, disconnecting is tougher than ever. This is true even in situations that deserve our attention the most, like driving. Distracted driving is illegal in New York State. If you were injured in an accident caused by a driver who was texting and driving, contact an auto accident lawyer to protect you. In New York, texting and driving is not the only form of distracted […]

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What Happens If I Get Into an Accident While in a Taxi, Uber or Lyft?

For most New Yorkers, a car is a burden, and not always the best way to get around the city. We depend on public transportation, taxis, rideshares (and, of course, our legs) to get us from point A to point B. But have you ever ridden with a driver that was a little less cautious than you would be on the road?   Even if you have a safe and cautious driver, accidents can still […]

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