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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 [...]

2019-09-04T13:51:28+00:00 September 5th, 2019|Blog, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Recovering Compensation Following a Pedestrian Accident in New York

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 [...]

2019-08-21T14:55:51+00:00 August 22nd, 2019|Blog, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on How Can I Recover Compensation Following a New York Pedestrian Accident?

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 [...]

2019-06-20T10:59:20+00:00 June 19th, 2019|Blog, Pedestrian Accidents, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Recover Compensation if you Were Involved in a Pedestrian Accident in New York

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 [...]

2018-04-13T07:11:56+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Blog, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on What should I do if I am injured as a pedestrian in NYC?

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 [...]

2017-08-17T10:11:03+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Blog, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Pedestrian Dangers with Quiet Electric and Hybrid Cars

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) [...]

2017-07-31T14:54:02+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Blog, Construction Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Scaffolding Safety!

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, [...]

2017-07-31T14:51:51+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Blog, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on What to do when you are falling?

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 [...]

2017-07-10T08:39:55+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Blog, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on NYC Pedestrian Accidents Increasing

Causes of New York City Pedestrian Accidents

Millions of New Yorkers live in an area that doesn't require them to own motor vehicles because everything is in walking distance to their home or work. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents happen all the time and may result in serious injuries or even death. Many of these accidents can be caused by driver negligence. On the [...]

2017-05-24T11:23:20+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Blog, Pedestrian Accidents|Comments Off on Causes of New York City Pedestrian Accidents