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Injured By a NY Taxi You Weren’t Even Using?

Taxis are ubiquitous in New York. They’re one of the fastest and most convenient ways to get around the city. While they are convenient for New Yorkers, they’re also involved in more than their fair share of accidents causing debilitating or even fatal injuries — even for people who aren’t using them. One taxi driver recently ran a red light in Harlem, then hit and killed a pedestrian in the crosswalk. A recent taxi careened […]

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In a NY Taxi Accident? Kinds of Injuries You Should Watch For

Taxis are ubiquitous in New York for good reason – they’re one of the best ways to get around the city quickly and conveniently. However, while taxis are convenient, they are also frequently involved in accidents, which can cause serious, debilitating injuries to passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists. Like the British tourist who was struck by an out of control taxi in Midtown in 201, and sustained severe injuries that caused her to lose a leg […]

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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. For the […]

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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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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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