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..
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It was a deadly weekend for pedestrians in New York City. Four pedestrians were killed in separate motor vehicle accidents. 3 of the pedestrians were killed in hit-and-run accidents. The fourth was a pedestrian struck and killed in the Bronx where the driver waited for the authorities. Bicyclists and pedestrians are some of the most..
Our partner, Jonny Kool, explains trial technique utilizing the art of cross-examination, to obtain key admissions in a New York automobile accident case. If you have suffered serious injuries in a car accident, the attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool will give you a free consultation to determine your legal options. To see..
Due to New York City’s massive size and heavy traffic, accidents causing severe injury or death to pedestrians occur frequently. Pedestrians represent half of the fatalities caused by traffic accidents in New York City. A study by the New York City Department of Transportation from 1996 through 2005 found that 1,944 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents…
Yet another tour bus accident has occurred. This time, a Dahlia tour bus from Queens heading to Mohegan Sun flipped over on I-95 in Connecticut on Monday injuring 30 people. Initial reports indicate that the weather may have played a role in the crash. 55 passengers were reported to be on board, and 30 were..
Brian S. Schwartz, a prominent New York personal injury attorney with Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP, explains what a person should do if he/she is in a car accident in New York. In New York, unique laws exist both in New York City and throughout New York State, which are applicable to motor..
Hit and run accidents are an unfortunate reality throughout New York City. On Friday. On January 22, 2016, a 15-year old boy was critically injured in Brooklyn as a result of a hit and run accident. It is imerative for the victim of a hit and run accident to get immediate legal representation. This will..
Six children and one adult suffered an injury when a mini school bus crashed in Brooklyn last Friday. The accident occurred when the Bus was broadsided by a mustang while travelling northbound on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope. The impact of the crash flipped the bus onto it's side. Video of the accident shows the..
A 49-year old Brooklyn man was killed on Sunday when he was struck by two cars while crossing Atlantic Avenue in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. One of the vehicles was not identified as it fled the scene following the accident. The full story can be found in the New York Post. Pedestrian accidents are..
In a rare circumstance under New York Law, a New York State Supreme Court Justice overturned the decision of an Arbitrator who awarded a couple $650,000 for injuries sustained when their motor vehicle was struck from behind by an unmarked police vehicle from the City of Rye. Usually, arbitration awards are extremely difficult to vacate..