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NYC Pedestrian Accidents Increasing

NYC Pedestrian Accidents Increasing

Despite Mayor De Blasio's efforts in recent years to increase pedestrian safety in New York City, pedestrian involved accidents are still on the rise. This is especially astonishing considering the fact that overall, car accidents in NYC are decreasing.  The number of pedestrian accidents in recent years has been increasing in recent years despite the steady decrease in car accidents! NYC has attempted to deal with the problem of pedestrian accidents by adding many bike lanes and pedestrian[...]

New York City Bicycle Accidents

New York City Bicycle Accidents

A bicyclist was killed when a sanitation truck struck and killed him in Brooklyn on Saturday. The NYPD responded to a call around 12:30 a.m. of a collision on Franklin and Noble streets in the Greenpoint section of the borough. Police say they found a 27-year-old bicyclist unresponsive on the street with severe trauma all over. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. New York City is constantly traffic-ridden, so many turn to bicycles as an alternate[...]

New NYC Construction Laws Hope to Improve Workers Safety throughout the City

New NYC Construction Laws Hope to Improve Workers Safety throughout the City

It's far too often as New Yorkers that we open the newspaper to see another headline of a tragic construction accident in our City. Thankfully, efforts are being made by local government to make these headlines a thing of the past. The Construction Safety Act, announced in January of this year by New York City Speaker Mark-Viverito, Housing and Buildings Committee Chair Jumaane Williams and Council members has been approved by Mayor Bill de Blasio and is composed[...]

Penn Station Construction: How to Stay Safe this Summer

Penn Station Construction: How to Stay Safe this Summer

Penn Station, the hub of NYC's public transportation system! Every New Yorker has heard about the construction projects going on at Penn Station this summer. Most of us know because of the 25% decrease in trains stopping through Penn during but for many citizens of New York, the renovations to our biggest train station are providing construction employment. Like any big construction project, these summer renovations do not come without the risk workplace accidents. According to the Occupational[...]

NYC Construction Workers in Dangerous Situations

NYC Construction Workers in Dangerous Situations

In the world of construction, accidents happen. They have always been an unfortunate but inevitable part of the profession, especially in large cities like New York. Falls are very common in these work environments, with union and nonunion workers. However, recently developers have been eliminating costs on construction sites by cutting corners with safety, especially in nonunion work zones. This trend can be observed when examining the fatal accident at the Times Square construction site in April, 2017.[...]

Venus Williams Fatal Accident case

Venus Williams Fatal Accident case

Venus Williams has been at the center of national attention lately, and it's not for her tennis skills this time around. Despite the annual Wimbledon tennis tournament currently taking place, Williams' car accident from last month has been the main focus. Williams was involved in a car accident in June 9 in her hometown of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The other car involved was being driven by an elderly couple. The male passenger sustained injuries that resulted in[...]

Hip Replacement Case Evaluation Questionnaire

Hip Replacement Case Evaluation Questionnaire

The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny is proud to assist clients in obtaining justice after receiving defective hip replacement implants. Contact our firm if you have had a hip implant surgery between 2004 and 2012, had complications such as implant fractures or metal poisoning, or had to get additional surgery to replace your hip implant. If you have been subject to serious complications related to a hip implant, take our free hip replacement case evaluation to determine[...]

Common Fourth of July Personal Injuries

Common Fourth of July Personal Injuries

As fun as Fourth of July is, there are also many dangers associated with the holiday and it is important that you make safety a priority this weekend. First, if you are located in New York City, please be aware that fireworks, including sparklers, are completely illegal. Throughout the majority of New York State, sparklers have been legalized. If you happen to travel outside of New York City and use sparklers, it is important to be safe. Make[...]

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