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October 29, 2021

Trooper Faces Charges Following Christmas 2020 High-Speed Police Chase Wreck

An Ulster County judge refused to grant bail for a state trooper who allegedly rammed his patrol car into the back of a fleeing suspect vehicle. The force of the impact ejected an 11-year-old girl from the vehicle, killing her almost instantly. Initially, the trooper pulled a vehicle over for speeding on the New York […]

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October 28, 2021

Questions Abound in Fatal Long Island Wreck

Few details were available about a serious two-car collision in Wyandanch that killed one person and injured several others. The force of the collision caused one of the vehicles to leave the road, barrel through a fence, and onto a nearby lawn. Another vehicle was crushed so badly when it hit a utility pole that […]

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September 16, 2021

What You Should Know About Nursing Home Falls

Coronavirus risks, and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, have dominated the nursing home safety headlines in recent months. But infectious disease is not the only nursing home safety hazard. It's not even the most common one. Approximately two-thirds of nursing home residents fall every year. Most of these victims are repeat fallers, since these […]

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September 16, 2021

Deadly Crash Involving Semi-Truck in NJ

Few details were available regarding a five-vehicle collision on Interstate 280 which killed one person and seriously injured several others. The wreck happened in West Orange. According to investigators, when a semi-truck rear-ended a Chester, New York driver, the impact triggered a chain reaction crash that involved three additional westbound vehicles. That driver died at […]

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August 30, 2021

Motorcyclist Dies After Collision with Brooklyn Councilwoman

The finger-pointing continues in a classic "who had the light" collision. Yet one thing is certain: A motorcycle rider is dead. The 32-year-old motorcycle rider suffered massive injuries in a t-bone collision with City Councilwoman Farah Louis' Nissan. He spent two weeks at a nearby hospital, and never regained consciousness, before he succumbed to his […]

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August 30, 2021

The Five Types of Driving Impairment

Most people, including most victims and attorneys, describe car crashes as car "accidents." Yes in most cases, the A-word is highly misleading. In fact, driver error causes over 90 percent of the car wrecks in New York. Because of this fact, many media outlets and other entities now limit their use of the A-word, especially […]

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