An off-duty New York City Police officer struck a disabled BMW which was stopped on the side of the Long Island Expressway. Two of the four occupants standing outside the vehicle were killed when they were struck by the large SUV – a 2016 GMC Yukon. The impact sent the victims flying over the dividers..
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Cases against public entities and municipalities are subject to different time and other legal limitations. Attorneys who practice personal injury law in New York must be experts in the areas of Municipal Liability in order to effectively represent injured persons. Our partner, Jonny Kool, explains the issues and nuances associated with Municipal Liability: Due to..
A yellow school bus collided with a car in Queens on Tuesday morning causing the bus to crash into a light pole. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the accident occurred on 167th St. and 73rd Ave. in Fresh Meadows at about 8:10 a.m., Among the 11 people hospitalized, more than..
Three people were critically injured when two SUVs lost control and jumped the curbs, slamming into pedestrians near Rutland Rd. in East Flatbush at about 9:15 a.m. on Monday. A fourth person was listed with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the cause of the accident is..
Due to the fact that over 240 million passengers are transported each year, taxi cab accidents tend to happen more often in New York City than in other areas of the country. These accidents can have serious consequences for the passengers, other drivers and pedestrians. Accidents involving taxi cabs are responsible for thousands of serious..
Construction Worker Injured When Truck Hits Crane in Morningside Heights On Monday, April 25, 2016 at approximately 10:30am, a construction worker was injured when the crane he was using was struck by a truck passing the crane on the street. This accident occurred on West 114th Street in Morningside Heights, New York. According to a..
Five People Injured When Police Car Crashes into Cupcake Truck in Queens In a rather strange motor vehicle accident on Monday, a New York City Police Department vehicle crashed into a parked food delivery truck on a residential street in Queens. According to a report in the New York Post, 5 people were injured, including..
Hit and run accidents involving pedestrians in New York City seem to be approaching epidemic status. On Monday, the New York City Police Department found an unconscious 53-year old man lying in the street on the Queens side of the Midtown Tunnel. According to a report by CBS New York, the injured man was taken..
Distracted driving is a common problem throughout New York and is a growing area of personal injury law. Car accidents due to distracted driving can often result in serious injuries. Usually, accidents involved in distracted driving litigation center around cell phone use or texting while driving. A new potential cause of distracted driving accidents and,..
Another pedestrian was killed in New York City on Monday. This time, a 77-year old woman was struck and killed by a black livery cab on Madison Avenue and 36th Street. The fatal accident as reported by the New York Times, can be found here. According to statistics posted in the article, at least 20..