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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.[...]

What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Accidents in Manhattan

What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Accidents in Manhattan

Pedestrian accidents are far from uncommon in the city. People are always in a rush, and almost inevitably, rushing leads to negligence, and negligence leads to accidents. If you've been hurt as a pedestrian, you most likely require financial compensation to move forward with your life. This is why the smartest thing you can do is speak with an experienced Manhattan personal injury attorney who can effectively guide you through each step of the process ahead and fight[...]

What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Accidents in the Bronx

What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Accidents in the Bronx

There is nothing more jarring than being struck by a motor vehicle as a pedestrian. Unfortunately, these accidents are also oftentimes the most damaging, as pedestrians stand very little chance against a moving motor vehicle. If you are someone who has recently been injured due to no fault of your own, you should continue reading and reach out to our knowledgeable Bronx personal injury attorney to learn more about pedestrian accidents and how our firm can assist you[...]

Have You Been Injured as a Pedestrian in New York City? Here is What You Need to Know.

Have You Been Injured as a Pedestrian in New York City? Here is What You Need to Know.

If you are someone who was recently walking down the street, minding your own business, only to find yourself being stricken by a careless motorist, you are most likely now suffering from serious injuries that may affect you for years to come. If you are now seeking financial compensation to help cover the cost of your medical bills, in-home care, and more, you've come to the right place. Please continue reading and reach out to our experienced New[...]

What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Accidents in New York City

What You Need to Know About Pedestrian Accidents in New York City

Even in the wake of the new coronavirus, people still have to get from place to place for essential shopping, services, and otherwise. That is why though NYC streets are not as bustling as normal, they are still quite busy with pedestrians and motorists alike. 2019 saw a drastic spike in pedestrian accidents, and this is mostly due to careless drivers throughout the city. Please continue reading and reach out to our knowledgeable New York City personal injury[...]

2019 Sees The Most U.S. Pedestrian Accident Fatalities Since 1988

2019 Sees The Most U.S. Pedestrian Accident Fatalities Since 1988

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, there were over 6,500 pedestrian accident fatalities in the U.S. in 2019 alone. This is a disturbing number, however, it is not an entirely shocking one. In today’s day and age, people seem more distracted than ever on the road, which almost always leads to serious accidents. If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident, please continue reading and speak with our experienced New York City personal injury attorneys to[...]

How to Recover Compensation After a New York Pedestrian Accident

How to Recover Compensation After a New York Pedestrian Accident

Most people do not suspect they will be severely injured while walking to school, work, or just down the road to the store. However, if you have been involved in a pedestrian accident, you most likely now require financial compensation to cover the cost of your medical bills, lost wages, and more. Please continue reading and speak with our New York pedestrian accident attorneys to learn more about how we can help you through the legal process going[...]

Recovering Compensation Following a Pedestrian Accident in New York

Recovering Compensation Following a Pedestrian Accident in New York

If you live in New York City, there is a very good chance you primarily walk or take the subway to reach your destination. Walking is a healthy, cost-efficient means to travel in the City, however, it can sometimes be extremely dangerous. Pedestrians are far more exposed to the elements than any other motorist on the road, which means if they are hit, they will most likely get seriously injured. This is why most people who are injured[...]

How Can I Recover Compensation Following a New York Pedestrian Accident?

How Can I Recover Compensation Following a New York Pedestrian Accident?

Pedestrians, due to their comparatively high level of exposure, are some of the most vulnerable parties sharing the road at any given time. People walk all over the City to get from point A to point B, and people generally consider walking to be a safe, cost-effective and healthy way to travel. However, if you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, there is a good chance you will be looking to recover financial compensation. If you find[...]

How to Recover Compensation if you Were Involved in a Pedestrian Accident in New York

How to Recover Compensation if you Were Involved in a Pedestrian Accident in New York

A significant, though not necessarily alarming statistic to know is that driver inattention is the cause of 21.3 percent of all pedestrian accidents. In a state known for its vast cities with millions of people, these accidents happen more frequently than you may think. If you were involved in a pedestrian accident due to another party’s negligence, it is important you contact an experienced lawyer to recover compensation for any of the physical or emotional damages you may[...]

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