What Are the Symptoms of Brain Injury in a Vehicle Accident?

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What Are the Symptoms of Brain Injury in a Vehicle Accident?

Did you know that car accidents cause more than 50% of all traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in the U.S.? A TBI may result if the head is subjected to a jolt or blow from blunt trauma or from a penetrating object. Any strong blow to the head can cause the brain to...
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Elderly Man with Dementia Allegedly Causes Wrong-Way Accident on Long Island

Wrong-way accidents are not that common – the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports that they represent 3% of all motor vehicle accidents. However, they are the leading type of crash to result in a fatality. These types of accidents are usually head-on collisions which cause significant injuries, property damage, and deaths. Wrong-way driving occurs when...
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Brooklyn Road Rage Incident Results in Death of Off-Duty FDNY Firefighter

Road rage is blamed in the recent death of an off-duty New York City firefighter. The victim was involved in a minor car accident on the Belt Parkway near the Verrazzano Bridge. When he pulled over to the side of the road, the second driver allegedly attacked him, stuck him in the...
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Recent Queens Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident Proves Fatal

Hit and run accidents are on the rise everywhere and that includes New York too. A recent pedestrian hit and run accident in our area took the life of a 29-year old Tribeca man. The victim was crossing a street in Forest Hills in the early evening when he was struck...
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Study Shows that Ridesharing Services Increased Traffic Deaths

A recent study from the University of Chicago and Rice University reports that the rise of ride-sharing services has increased traffic deaths by 2-3% since 2011. The increase is equivalent to up to 1,100 fatalities each year. One reason for the increase in fatalities is more miles traveled. More miles driven means...
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Questions To Ask When Renting a Limousine

The community of Amsterdam, New York has rallied around the families of the victims who died in last month’s devastating limousine crash in Schoharie. Even before the last funeral for the 20 victims ended, friends and community members have worked to create fundraisers to help the children impacted by the crash. While the...
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Rear-End Collision on I95 Kills New Rochelle Man

Rear-end collisions are very common. In fact, they comprise up to 28% of all car accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Many of these accidents are minor, but some can result in serious injuries and even death. This is the case in a recent rear-end crash on I95 in Stamford,...
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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...
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