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NYC Traffic Fatalities Rise Despite Vision Zero

Road fatalities in New York City have risen considerably in the last two years. According to the nonprofit, nonpartisan NYC digital news platform, The City, the NYPD recorded 269 traffic deaths in 2020 and 288 more by the end of 2021. This deadly uptick is the highest rate of fatal accidents NYC has seen in a… (keep reading)

What To Do After A Slip And Fall Accident In NY

Winter, in all its glory, is a prime time for ice and snow-related slip and fall injuries. Have you been injured in a slip and fall accident? Immediately following a slip and fall accident, there are a number of things that need to be done. First and foremost, of course, is hiring a competent, experienced… (keep reading)

New Laws for New York in 2022

Several new bills approved at the state Capitol impacting NYC residents are taking effect in 2022. Here are some of the most significant ones affecting New Yorkers this year:  City Laws Salary Laws: Employers in NYC will be required to mention the minimum and maximum starting salaries for all job openings by April 2022. Failure to do so… (keep reading)

Drunk Driving Detection Systems Could Save Lives

By 2026, American automakers could be required to install drunk driving detection features inside standard car safety systems. In a recent article by The New York Times, the new technology would detect if a driver was impaired based on monitoring the driver’s road behaviors. Using intelligent braking systems, certain vehicle operations would be off-limits if the… (keep reading)

Window Washer Suffers Fatal Fall In Brooklyn

Sadly, a 34-year-old window washer from New Jersey suffered a fatal fall on Friday while working on a high-rise building in Brooklyn. According to Channel 4 New York, the worker was working on the 19th floor of the 21-story condo building fell to his death when his harness malfunctioned. Investigations into the worksite, located at… (keep reading)

Three People Indicted in Brooklyn Excavation Fatality

Multiple indictments were announced by the Brooklyn District Attorneys’ office last Tuesday in reference to a fatal excavation accident. According to The City, a civil engineer pleaded guilty in connection to the death of Luis Sánchez Almonte, a construction worker who was killed in a retaining wall collapse at a Brooklyn construction site in September… (keep reading)

Four People Injured In Bronx Salon Collapse

Sadly, four people, including one child, were injured this past Sunday in the Bronx when the first floor of a hair salon collapsed into the basement. The accident occurred at the New Klaman Hair Braiding store located at 1352 Prospect Avenue. According to Channel 4 NY , witnesses claim to have heard “strange noises” minutes before the floor began to shift, giving most patrons the opportunity to exit… (keep reading)

Construction Fatality on Manhattan Bridge

Fatal construction accidents remain a growing trend in New York City. Sadly, one construction worker was killed, and another was seriously injured after falling from the Manhattan Bridge on Wednesday afternoon. According to gothamist, the workers were both wearing safety harnesses while painting on the side of the bridge when a strong wind caused them to fall…. (keep reading)

What You Need To Know About Car Accident Reports

In the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident, it is normal for emotions to run high, especially if you or a loved one have been injured. In order to get the justice and compensation due to you as a victim, it is important to make a car accident report as soon as you can. If… (keep reading)

Which NYC Intersection Has The Most Car Accident Cases?

In the city that never sleeps, there’s no denying that a fair share of motor vehicle accidents can occur. Car accidents can lead to serious injuries or even fatalities – if you or a loved one have been a victim, you may have found yourself under serious financial and emotional stress. On top of the… (keep reading)

duty of care

Have you or a loved one suffered injuries on the premises of another party? You may have plenty of questions after the incident, including who is at fault, how you should go about paying your medical bills, as well as how you should go about claiming justice and compensation. When filing a personal injury case,… (keep reading)

What Are The Most Common Causes Of Broken Bone Cases?

Broken bone cases are considered serious injuries because of the potential long-term effects they can have on an individual’s future ability to work and quality of life. Fractures can be the result of a workplace accident, especially on construction sites, however, that is not to say that accidents leading to breaking bones cannot occur off… (keep reading)