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February 2014 Archives

Taxi Drivers Peeved About 'Vision Zero,' But Should They Be?

Very few people enjoy significant changes at their workplace. Change pushes workers out of their comfort zone and forces them to relearn duties or routines. For this reason, it is not surprising that New York City taxi drivers are unhappy with proposals outlined in Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero plan.

Rabbinical Student Killed By Garbage Truck In Brooklyn

A 25-year-old man was killed in a Crown Heights crosswalk on Sunday morning when a sanitation truck fatally hit him. The garbage truck was making a right turn onto Carroll when it collided with the man, who died at the scene.

The ACA, Medicaid, and Personal Injury

The health care reform law, the Affordable Care Act (or ACA), is getting into full swing. A component of the law is the expansion of Medicaid, the state run program which provides lower income people with health insurance. Regardless of what you may feel about the politics of the ACA or Medicaid, the reality is that this will significantly affect the practice of personal injury law.

Snowplow Accident Injures Several Diners In Queens Restaurant

A spike in snowplow accidents has many New Yorkers on edge when snow-removal equipment is near them. A Brooklyn woman was recently killed in a Bay Ridge parking lot and diners at a Queens restaurant nearly suffered the same fate on Friday.

Tri-State Report Lists New York's Most Dangerous Streets

Broadway is the deadliest street for New York City pedestrians, according to the Tri-State Transportation Campaign. Broadway was the site of nine pedestrian fatalities from 2010 through 2012. Why are there so many pedestrians hit by cars on Broadway?

Distracted Walking: Texting While Walking is Dangerous

Increasingly, we the general public have gotten into the habit of texting, emailing, or surfing the internet while walking. If we stop to think a moment, its easy to see that this practice is dangerous. It distracts us from our surroundings.

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Past President NYSTLA
Big Apple | Pothole & Sidewalk Protection Committee
Trial Lawyers Care
Super Lawyers
Take Justice Back | www.takejusticeback.com
Life Member | Million Dollar Advocates Forum | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum | The Top Trial Lawyers in America
American Association for Justice Leaders Forum | Patron 2015
American Association for Justice | Sustaining Member 2015
Avvo Rating | 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Medical Malpractice

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