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The 100 Deadliest Days: The Dangers Facing Teen Drivers

Your teens may be looking forward to summer fun right around the corner, but it’s time for parents and guardians to step up their road safety efforts. This holiday weekend marks the beginning of the 100 Deadliest Days for teen drivers. Every year, AAA reports that American roads see a 14% increase in fatal car… (keep reading)

Going Beyond National Safety Stand-Down Week

Falls have consistently ranked as the leading cause of work fatality in the construction industry, specifically falls from elevation. In 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (B.L.S.) reported that out of 1,008 construction fatalities reported, 351 of them (nearly 35% of all fatalities) involved workers falling from elevated heights. Sadly, most fatal falls on construction… (keep reading)

NYC Pedestrians–Don’t Walk Here!

New York City has experienced an alarming uptick in pedestrian accidents affecting communities across five boroughs. The New York Post recently reported that 59 pedestrians in NYC were killed within the first quarter of 2022, a 44% increase from the previous year. These new statistics mark the highest rate of pedestrian fatalities that NYC has… (keep reading)

Fatal Construction Fall at Queens Worksite

An Ecuadorian construction worker was killed in a tragic construction accident last week after falling 20-ft down an open shaft on a worksite in Queens. Channel 4 News reported the worker was moving a plywood board on the ground level of the building at St. Nicholas Avenue in Ridgewood when he fell through a hole… (keep reading)

Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April marks the beginning of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a life-saving initiative that becomes more necessary every year. In 2020, the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (N.H.T.S.A.) reported 3,142 fatalities due to distracted driving accidents, all of which were 100% preventable.  This year, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (G.T.S.C.) announced that New York State… (keep reading)

As New York Begins to Thaw Out into Spring– Beware of Broken Sidewalks

As all New Yorker’s know by now, the Tri-State area is in the midst of what is historically the snowiest part of the winter season. While most residents stay warm and dry in their houses and apartments–watching endless news coverage and social media feeds showing beautiful pictures of accumulating snow, kids on sleds and dogs… (keep reading)

Top Four Qualities Of A Competent Personal Injury Attorney

A competent personal injury attorney can be the difference in whether or not you receive a successful settlement and the number of damage claims you are entitled to. After undergoing a traumatic and serious injury, it is natural to want to find the best and most competent personal injury attorney to provide the best legal… (keep reading)

Top Four Benefits Of Working With A Slip And Fall Lawyer

After a slip and fall accident, you may be severely injured and need to take time off your work. You may also be faced with large medical expenditures and bills for your injuries. This coupled with the inconvenience of your injury and the emotional stress can make it a very difficult time. It is normal… (keep reading)

Top Four Benefits Of Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney

A personal injury attorney can help you with compensation for your medical bills, and other expenses incurred as a result of an accident or injury. They can expedite the claims settlement process to ensure you receive your compensation quickly to recover from your injury and can help you receive the maximum amount of compensation you… (keep reading)

NYC Pedestrians Fatalities Are on The Rise

Pedestrian deaths are spiking across the country, and New York City is not immune. According to The New York Times, fatal pedestrian accidents nationwide spiked 21 percent in 2020. While we still wait on the preliminary numbers of pedestrian fatalities in 2021, safety experts predict the numbers will be even higher.  As the weather starts… (keep reading)

Two Construction Workers Injured in Manhattan Floor Collapse 

Sadly, two construction workers were injured on a worksite in Manhattan on Monday after the floor of an office building collapsed. Channel 4 New York reported the accident occurred just before active demolition work at 729 Seventh Avenue on the 18th floor of the Midtown building. The two men injured were performing maintenance on the building facade when the… (keep reading)

Why Clients Should Choose a Trial Attorney

One of the hardest decisions a client must make during a legal proceeding is choosing between negotiation and litigation.  Numerous factors have to be taken into account when dealing with a personal injury matter. Relying on an experienced personal injury attorney that is also an experienced trial attorney would serve clients in the long run.  What… (keep reading)