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Recovering Compensation Following a New York Mass Transit Accident

Recovering Compensation Following a New York Mass Transit Accident

People all over the city count on the MTA to safely get them from point A to point B. Generally, the MTA and its workers are responsible when it comes to the safety of others. However, unfortunately, buses and trains sometimes crash. Though these accidents are rarer than car accidents, when they do happen, they usually cause a lot of damage. This is why you must read on for more information if you were injured in a mass[...]

Breaking: Fatal Bus Collision Kills 3 in Queens

Breaking: Fatal Bus Collision Kills 3 in Queens

BREAKING NEWS – A bus collision in Queens has left 3 dead and over a dozen injured. The accident took place early Monday morning at the busy intersection of Northern Blvd. and Main Street in the Flushing neighborhood around 6:15 a.m. A Metropolitan Transit Authority bus and a charter bus collided, causing at least one of the buses to hit a nearby building. One of the three who have been pronounced dead was a pedestrian, discovered trapped underneath one of the[...]

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[...]

Commuter Train Crashes Into Hoboken

Commuter Train Crashes Into Hoboken

During the busy rush hour commute on Thursday morning, tragedy struck in Hoboken, New Jersey. A New Jersey Transit train, packed with the brim with commuters approaching the city after a 17-stop route, crashed into the platform at the Hoboken station. As of right now, officials say that over one hundred people have been injured and one person has died. Many of the injuries are serious. Witnesses to the accident have said that the train overran its stopping[...]

Vehicle computers may prevent accidents

Vehicle computers may prevent accidents

Distracted drivers put everyone around them at risk on the streets and sidewalks of New York. Although legislators have attempted to address the issue through stiffer penalties, traffic collisions, injuries and fatalities from inattentive motorists continue to occur. Auto manufacturers have also acknowledged the problem, and it may be that eventually, self-driving functions they are including on vehicles may eliminate this issue. Updates to vehicle computer software may soon take drivers across freeway traffic smoothly with the flick[...]

Long Island Railroad train derails in Nassau County

Long Island Railroad train derails in Nassau County

Late Saturday evening, a Long Island Railroad train derailed in Nassau County. The commuter rail train collided with a LIRR work train. Thirty-three people were injured, with four of them sustaining serious injuries. About half a mile from the New Hyde Park station on the Ronkonkoma line, the first few cars of the train went slightly off the tracks. Only the first few cars were impacted, with the cars behind those impacted staying in place on the tracks.[...]

Metro-North Collision With SUV Killed 6, Injuried More

Metro-North Collision With SUV Killed 6, Injuried More

Late Tuesday evening, a 49 year-old woman, Ellen Brody, stopped her SUV on train tracks in Valhalla, NY, and was consequently hit by a Metro-North train. According to the article at WebProNews, a witness in another car watched as Ms. Brody stopped on the wrong side of a crossing gate, briefly exited her car when the gate hit her car, and then pulled forward onto the train tracks. According to the New York Times, the train operator slammed[...]

Calls For Agency Action On Railroad X-ings In NJ

Calls For Agency Action On Railroad X-ings In NJ

Recently, we blogged on a crash between an SUV and a Metro-North train at a railroad crossing in Valhalla, NY. The crash and resulting fire killed several people. Now, a legislator in New Jersey is calling on the New Jersey Department of Transportation to take action on a railroad crossing in Elmwood Park, NJ. U.S. Rep. Bill Pacrell sent a letter to the Department asking the Department to find money to "fix" the crossing, which the Representative wrote[...]

How Much Liability Insurance Do Taxis Have In New York City? Less Than You Might Think.

How Much Liability Insurance Do Taxis Have In New York City? Less Than You Might Think.

Recently, Bob Simon, a long time host of "60 Minutes", was killed in a taxi crash. When it comes time for the Simon family to consider why Mr. Simon was taken from them, that family might sue the taxi company for negligence. The taxi's insurance company will likely have to defend against that claim and possibly pay it. How much compensation makes up for Mr. Simon's life and all that was lost when he died? That is the[...]

The many and significant costs suffered by car accident victims

The many and significant costs suffered by car accident victims

Every year, millions of Americans are involved in motor vehicle accidents. Frequently individuals who are injured in crashes and collisions incur significant expenses associated with medical care and lost wages. In cases where an individual believes that another driver was at fault in causing an accident, it's wise to seek the advice and assistance of an attorney. When pursuing legal action after a traffic accident, there are many issues and factors that must be investigated, examined and taken[...]

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When is My Landlord Responsible for an Apartment Accident?
When you find the perfect place to call home after months of searching, an apartment accident can flip your life upside down. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence that many… Read More
Can I Sue for a Slip and Fall in a Hospital in NYC?
Hospitals are notorious for being uncomfortable places, as many only go when they or a loved one are sick or injured. As such, when you're in the hospital as a… Read More
What Should I Do to Heal from My Slip and Fall?
You may have never asked to be put in a position where you would slip and fall on a negligent party's premises. And yet, you may be suffering the long-term… Read More
What Happens if I Slip and Fall on a Wet Floor?
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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Premises Liability Claims in NYS?
If you were recently injured due to dangerous property conditions, you're most likely now pursuing financial compensation to help you deal with the damages you've incurred as a result of… Read More
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When you find the perfect place to call home after months of searching, an apartment accident can flip your life upside down. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence that many… Read More
Can I Sue for a Slip and Fall in a Hospital in NYC?
Hospitals are notorious for being uncomfortable places, as many only go when they or a loved one are sick or injured. As such, when you're in the hospital as a… Read More
What Should I Do to Heal from My Slip and Fall?
You may have never asked to be put in a position where you would slip and fall on a negligent party's premises. And yet, you may be suffering the long-term… Read More
What Happens if I Slip and Fall on a Wet Floor?
You should not blame your clumsiness for having slipped and fallen on a wet floor but rather blame a negligent property owner. Read on to discover what happens if you… Read More
What Are the Most Common Causes of Escalator Accidents?
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