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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[...]

What should I do if I am injured as a pedestrian in NYC?

What should I do if I am injured as a pedestrian in NYC?

Many people rely on New York City's sidewalks to get around, or at least to get to the subway station. Regardless, any time an individual walks on city streets, they are putting themselves at a certain level of risk simply because of all of the motor vehicles sharing the road. When a pedestrian is hit by a motor vehicle, it is important that they take action as soon as the accident happens. At the time of the accident,[...]

Pedestrian Dangers with Quiet Electric and Hybrid Cars

Pedestrian Dangers with Quiet Electric and Hybrid Cars

I recently took a ride in a friend's Toyota Prius in New York City and I noticed as the vehicle backed up there was a beeping sound from inside the car. That made me wonder, 'Why is the beeping sound inside of the vehicle? Shouldn't the sound come from the outside of the quiet hybrid car to alert nearby pedestrians instead of beeping inside the vehicle?' Apparently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recognized the same concerns[...]

Scaffolding Safety!

It's hard to walk even a few blocks in NYC without seeing scaffolding surrounding the outside of a construction site. Though scaffolding is common and necessary for many work sites, federal law requires that it must always be professionally installed and secured to assure every user’s safety. The Occupational Safety and Health Standards Administration (OSHA) reports that 65 percent of the U.S. construction industry — 2.3 million workers, work on scaffolding as part of their normal work duties.[...]

What to do when you are falling?

What to do when you are falling?

Sidewalk falls are a scary but constant danger of living in New York City. Some of the hazardous conditions that can lead to falls are slippery walkways, broken sidewalks, broken surfaces on a parking lot, potholes, and icy and snowy walkways. In a perfect world property owners would keep their properties free of such hazards, but the reality is this doesn’t always happen. Too often, a property owner’s disregard for their property or general negligence leads to people[...]

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