October 25, 2018
| Car Accidents
7 Tips To Enjoy Halloween Safely
Halloween is every child’s favorite holiday. After all, when else can you dress up as your favorite character, get free candy and stay up late – even on a school night? Unfortunately, children are more than twice as likely to be killed in a car accident on Halloween than on any other...
October 18, 2018
| Car Accidents
Devastating Limo Crash Kills 20 in Upstate New York
It was supposed to be a birthday celebration at an upstate New York brewery when 17 young friends hired a bus for a trip to a brewery. At the last minute, a 2001 Ford Excursion stretch limousine was substituted when the bus was not available. When the limousine barreled through...
October 11, 2018
| Car Accidents
Drunk Driver Mows Down Boy Scouts, Killing One
The Boy Scouts ages 12-16 were walking on the shoulder of David Terry Road in Manorville, facing oncoming traffic along with their adult chaperones. Suddenly, an allegedly drunk driver barreled into 5 of the Scouts, head-on, injuring all of them including two seriously. One 12-year old boy later died of...
October 4, 2018
| Truck Accident
How Truck Accidents Are Different from Car Accidents
If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, you know that they are far different than a car crash. First of all, consider the huge differences between the two vehicles in size and weight. A tractor-trailer can be up to 53 feet long – 3 times...
September 27, 2018
| Bicycle Accidents
Successful Citi Bike Experiences Its First Bicyclist Traffic Fatality
You see them everywhere in New York City. Those ubiquitous blue Citi Bikes are a huge hit. Bikers have enjoyed 65 million rides since 2013. However, bicycling on crowded city streets is not without risk and Citi Bike experienced its first rider fatality last summer. A 36-year old investment banker lost his...
September 20, 2018
| Workplace Accidents
Experienced Forklift Driver Killed in Bizarre NYC Warehouse Accident
A normal workday turned tragic for a New York City gourmet foods warehouse worker. The experienced forklift driver was working alone during a meal break when he leaned out of the machine, perhaps to get a better line of sight around his load. In doing so, his head got caught...
September 13, 2018
| Premises Liability
NYC Public Housing Count of Positive Lead Test Continues To Grow
NYC Public Housing Count of Positive Lead Test Continues To Grow Lead poisoning can have very serious health implications and can even lead to death. Even small amounts can cause health problems. Children under age 6 are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning. Because lead poisoning is so dangerous, it is problematic...
September 6, 2018
| Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcyclist Killed in Orange County Head-On Crash
An evening motorcycle ride turned deadly recently when a motorcyclist crashed head-on into another vehicle. The driver apparently failed to negotiate a curve in the Wallkill roadway, veered into oncoming traffic and was struck by a motor vehicle. The biker suffered severe head trauma in the motorcycle accident and died at the...