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October 31, 2022

Two People Seriously Injured in Two Manhattan Hit-and-Run Wrecks

One driver is in custody, and police are still looking for the other driver, in a pair of Manhattan hit-and-runs that happened about five blocks apart and five minutes apart. Few details were available about the first wreck. A black Mercedes hit a woman near the corner of West 202nd and Ninth. First responders rushed […]

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October 27, 2022

Tricks and Treats (Mostly Tricks) on Halloween

Between 2004 and 2018, about sixteen children under 18 were killed in fatal pedestrian accident every day of the year, except October 31. On Halloween, the average fatality number catapulted to fifty-four. Another study found that children ages 4 to 8 were about ten times more likely to be killed in the evening on Halloween […]

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October 9, 2022

Autumn in New York Means Danger in New York

How’s that for an alarmist headline? Doesn’t it make you want to click on the title, scroll down the article, and make my SEO guy really happy? Since 2017, the number of weather-related deaths, including weather-related fall injuries, has increased 35 percent. A property owner’s duty of care doesn’t stop at the door. Property owners […]

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October 5, 2022

Local Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Dual Fatal Pedestrian Accident Case

A 28-year-old man pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and other criminal charges stemming from a Manhattan car crash. According to investigators, the man blew through a red light and smacked into a Subaru. The force of that collision caused the Subaru to crash into two parked cars, jump the cub, and slam […]

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September 24, 2022

Breaking Down New York’s Complex Vicarious Liability Laws

This title might set a record for the most three-syllable words we’ve used in a sentence. However, it indicates just how messy these laws are. Understanding, and leveraging, these laws is often the key to maximum compensation in a car crash case. New York has one of the lowest auto insurance minimum requirements in the […]

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September 21, 2022

Near-Fatal Motorcycle Wreck in Brooklyn

An 18-year-old man, who was allegedly riding the wrong way down a one-way street, lost his leg in a collision with an SUV.  A motorcycle passenger also sustained a head injury in the Kensington crash, which happened near the intersection of McDonald Avenue and Avenue C. The two injured people were being treated at Bellevue […]

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