Personal Injury

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Bronx Motorcycle Accident Claims Motorcycle Club Co-Founder

Q: Is every death a wrongful death?

There is something particularly tragic, and also ironic, in hearing of a biker dying in a motorcycle accident while he was reportedly returning home from a fallen fellow biker's memorial. Especially when the biker was "very involved in community service and was very loved by everyone".

The Bronx motorcycle accident occurred about 2:00 am when the victim-- who was reportedly traveling home from the memorial along with "approximately 20" members of the Tru 31 Motorcycle Club he co-founded-- rear-ended a sedan and was sent into a guardrail.
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Friday, September 15, 2017

Driver Dies after Slamming into Several Cars in Bronx

Q: Should I sue or accept an insurance company’s settlement offer?

A Bronx car accident on a sunny and dry afternoon recently left a path of devastation in its wake along a stretch of busy roadway lined with cars and pedestrians.

A 65-year-old woman in an SUV reportedly "barreled down" the road literally slamming into several “parked cars and other vehicles” before her own vehicle flipped over and landed on its side. Neighborhood video surveillance recordings captured the incident, which claimed the life of the woman.
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Monday, August 21, 2017

New York City Bus Accident Conspiracy Allegations Against MTA

Q: Does the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA) have secret mobile crash clean-up crews?

A New York City personal injury attorney convincingly argued to a jury that there was a "conspiracy to hide or skew the evidence" in the post-accident investigation of an MTA bus accident that caused "disabling injuries" to a passenger.

The theory presented was like something right off the silver screen. "The MTA has mobile crash squads around the city that swoop down on the scenes of bus collisions and orchestrate cover ups" according to the plaintiff’s allegations.
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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Road Rage Rundown of Rockland County Mom and Kids

Q: Can I sue for personal injuries in a road rage accident?

Automobile accidents are a fact of life, especially in New York City and the surrounding areas. While lucky passengers may escape with minor injuries when they’re protected by a vehicle’s steel frame, such is rarely the case when pedestrians are the victims.

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

NYC Subway Crisis: "Summer of Hell" Goes from Delays to Danger

Q: Can I sue for injuries in a subway derailment accident?

New York City commuters have grit. Whether attempting to avoid an automobile accident above ground, or venturing into the bowels of the city’s subway system, navigating Manhattan is often like an accident waiting to happen.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bronx Trash Truck Accident Takes Tiny Dancer’s Life

Q: Is New York City to blame for a truck accident due to conditions on a milled and unpaved road?

A Saturday morning family drive on Bruckner Boulevard went horribly awry when a sanitation truck hit and crushed the family’s sedan, killing one of the four occupants and leaving the remaining three injured.

The fatality was a three-year-old girl on her way to dance class with her parents and grandmother. The girl was pronounced dead at the hospital and the others sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The privately-owned sanitation truck driver was not criminally charged.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Mold Busters: Who Ya Gonna Call for Toxic Tort Claims?

Q: Will the new Mold Busters program eradicate dangerous mold in NYCHA housing?

Admit it, when you heard the program was named Mold Busters, the tune from the 1984 epic movie Ghostbusters popped into your head. Maybe you even laughed.

But mold is no laughing matter – – especially for those who suffering from the many health problems and diseases caused and/or worsened by exposure to toxic mold. Many tenants in NYC housing projects have been suffering for years with unabated mold problems in their apartments, despite a court settlement to fix the problems four years ago.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

When a Cop Dodges a Bullet

Q: How many levels of police brutality or misconduct charges can an officer face?

In New York, police officer misconduct and brutality accusations can expose the accused officer to several different types of charges, investigations and/or lawsuits.

In some cases, the police officer may be arrested and charged with a crime. The officer may also be subject to an internal police department investigation.

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

When an Ambulance is a Weapon

When people think of a personal injury lawsuit, they may think of any number of situations-- like a car accident or a slip, trip, and fall accident-- where an ambulance arrived and Emergency Medical Technicians (“EMTs”) saved the victim’s life. Certainly no one thinks of an ambulance as an instrument of death. But it can be.
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Friday, March 17, 2017

Bronx New York Lawsuits: The "Plaintiff’s Paradise"

Q: Will I get a more sympathetic jury in the Bronx, New York?

If you are suing New York City for personal injury or medical malpractice the Bronx is the borough in which to bring the suit.

While you can't always choose to start your lawsuit in the Bronx if your case has no connection to that county, Read more . . .

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Sharing the Blame in a Car-Pedestrian Accident

Q: Who’s responsible if a drunk driver hits and kills a pedestrian walking in the middle of the road?

When you’re in a car accident it's not uncommon for the front and side airbags to deploy...
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