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2021 Marks Deadliest Year for Traffic Fatalities in NYC Since 2014

2021 Marks Deadliest Year for Traffic Fatalities in NYC Since 2014

In 2014, then-NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced his plans for "Vision Zero." Though the plan was ambitious and had good intentions, unfortunately, 2021 was the deadliest year for traffic fatalities since the inception of the program. In fact, New York City saw 273 people die in traffic crashes in 2021 alone. This is unacceptable. Fortunately, Mayor Eric Adams has re-committed to the program and will be taking aggressive action to put an end to traffic fatalities in NYC.[...]

NYC Auto Accident FAQ | What You Should Know

NYC Auto Accident FAQ | What You Should Know

If you were recently injured in an auto accident, you most likely have a lot of questions. For this reason, our firm has created a short auto accident FAQ. Please continue reading and reach out to a Manhattan car accident lawyer to learn more about auto accidents in NYC and how our firm can help if you've been hurt in one. NYC Auto Accident FAQ | Here's What You Should Know About Auto Accidents in NYC Q: What[...]

What Are the Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Manhattan?

What Are the Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Manhattan?

Truck accidents are devastating. Unfortunately, given the sheer size and weight of commercial trucks, when they collide with other drivers, they often result in very serious accidents and injuries. In most cases, these accidents are preventable, and had one party not behaved negligently, the accident wouldn't occur. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Manhattan personal injury lawyer to learn more about truck accidents in Manhattan and how our legal team can help if you've been[...]

Insufficient Lighting Accidents in the Bronx | What You Should Know

Insufficient Lighting Accidents in the Bronx | What You Should Know

Accidents caused by insufficient lighting can lead to very serious injuries, and unfortunately, they are more common than you may think. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced Bronx slip and fall lawyer to learn more about these accidents and how our legal team can assist you if you've been wrongfully harmed in one. Here are some of the questions you may have: How do insufficient lighting accidents happen? Insufficient lighting can lead to a wide[...]

How Do I Know if I Have a Valid Premises Liability Claim in Manhattan?

How Do I Know if I Have a Valid Premises Liability Claim in Manhattan?

If you were injured on someone else's property because of unsafe property conditions in Manhattan, you're most likely wondering if you have a valid premises liability claim. Read on and speak with our Manhattan slip and fall attorney to learn more about premises liability claims and how we can help if you've been hurt. What makes a premises liability claim a valid one in Manhattan? To win a premises liability claim in Manhattan, it is the plaintiff's duty[...]

Bronx Apartment Fire Likely Caused By Space Heater

Bronx Apartment Fire Likely Caused By Space Heater

More than 60 people were injured and 19 have lost their lives in what was one of the deadliest fires in NYC in decades, according to the Washington Post. Now, it is believed that the fire was caused by a space heater that caught fire. The fire in the 19-story apartment complex sent dozens of people to the hospital in critical condition. The blaze required roughly 200 firefighters to put it out, as victims and their families now[...]

What Happens if I’m in an Accident With an Uninsured Driver?

What Happens if I’m in an Accident With an Uninsured Driver?

Auto accidents are jarring, and though no one ever wants to imagine that the day will come where they're seriously injured in one, unfortunately, this happens more often than you may think. To make matters worse, there are some drivers who actually operate their vehicles without purchasing insurance. This is both a bad idea and actually illegal. So, if you were injured in an accident with an uninsured driver, what should you do? Who is responsible? Please continue[...]

Snow & Ice Accidents in Manhattan | What You Should Know

Snow & Ice Accidents in Manhattan | What You Should Know

There are few things more jarring than walking along the sidewalk or crossing the street, only to feel your feet give out from under you, resulting in a hard thud on the pavement as a result of uncleared snow or black ice. Unfortunately, this is something that happens to many people every single day here in NYC, and if this has happened to you, our firm may be able to help you recover the compensation you need to[...]

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