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Where Most Slip and Fall Accidents Happen in Brooklyn

Slip and fall accidents are common occurrences in Brooklyn, injuring many people yearly, resulting in missed work, extended medical care, and financial difficulties. The positive aspect is that most slip and fall accidents are avoidable. Preventing these accidents requires awareness of the factors leading to slip and fall accidents before an injury occurs. When you […]

Calculating Damages in a Manhattan Car Accident Case

If you were injured by someone else’s negligence in a Manhattan car accident case, you deserve compensation for your injuries. That concept is the core idea of the civil justice system in this country. While it may be a good starting point, it does leave out some important details. Probably the most important is how […]

Pedestrian Deaths Take Center Stage After Grim Report

The grim truth is that pedestrian deaths are on the rise around the country, as highlighted in a recent Consumer Reports article. In 2009, 4,109 pedestrians were killed in accidents with motor vehicles, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. By 2017, the death toll had risen by nearly 45 percent to […]

Most Dangerous Roads in Long Island

Home to several bays and numerous beaches, Long Island is a lovely place to live or visit. But if you are going to spend lots of time in Long Island, you pretty much have to own a car. It doesn’t have the same quality of public transportation as New York City, and it lives up […]

Deadly Falls Continue to Plague Construction Workers

After recently creating a unique database from numbers provided by the CDC’s NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program (FACE), researchers with the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) discovered that, over a 33-year period, falls accounted for nearly half of all construction worker deaths. And of that number, over half happened because workers […]

Calculating Damages in a Brooklyn Truck Accident Case

Truck accidents can result in excruciatingly painful, catastrophic injuries, expensive medical expenses, a great deal of lost time at work, and emotional harm that lasts for years (or a lifetime). Fortunately, you have the right to demand compensation for your damages if you were not at fault for the collision. Your ability to recover damages after […]

Where Most Slip and Fall Accidents Happen Long Island

If you have ever walked around your living room and slipped on an errant piece of paper, you know that it is possible to slip and fall almost anywhere. Most people are at least a little clumsy, and the world is filled with minor hazards. And while that can be frustrating when you twist an […]

Crane Accident in Midtown Manhattan

Every day, countless numbers of people can be seen strolling around Manhattan. And all of them — from the most seasoned lifelong New Yorker to the freshest, novice-level tourist — have likely noticed the abundance of construction cranes, positioned at various heights, serving various functions. These construction cranes not only build New York’s innumerable edifices, […]

Are Bars Liable for Drunk Drivers?

If you’ve been injured by a drunk driver, the drunk driver may not have enough assets or insurance to fully cover your claim. You may also want to seek punitive damages from everyone who was responsible for your accident. In some cases, it may be possible to hold the bar or bartender liable for damage […]