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Pedestrian Accidents Archives

Mayor accepts challenge to reduce NYC pedestrian accidents

New York City is known as being very dangerous for pedestrians and bicyclists. However, the number of pedestrians that were killed in traffic accidents in 2014 was the lowest in 100 years -- 132. The year before, there were 180 pedestrians killed, which was the highest number in 10 years.

Who Is Liable For A Student Hit While Exiting A School Bus?

A family recently settled a $30 million lawsuit after an 11-year-old girl was killed by a motorist while exiting a school bus. The family will receive a confidential amount from the local school district. The bus accident, which occurred in Wyoming, prompted a state law requiring external video cameras to be mounted on all school buses.

Hard To Pin Down Defining Traits of NY Drunk Drivers

Drunk driving is a terrifying epidemic that can victimize anyone at anytime. One of the troubling aspects of drunk driving is that intoxicated drivers come from all backgrounds. Gender, economic class and age are not indicators of who may decide to drive drunk. There is one noticeable characteristic of drunk driving: Many of the crashes involve repeat offenders.

Keeping Your Child Safe During October

With Halloween activities and fall sports in full swing, October can be a particularly fun month for children of all ages. However, kids often forget about their own safety and October can be a particularly dangerous month for children.

Did The 'Safe Routes To School' Program Deliver Results?

In 2005, a federal program known as Safe Routes to School gave U.S. cities an opportunity to improve the safety of children walking or cycling to and from school. The program was cut by Congress last year, so now is a great time to examine what impact it had on New York City schoolchildren.

Boston College Student Killed By Taxi During NYC Job-Hunting Visit

A 22-year-old woman was killed in Manhattan last week when two taxi cabs hit her. She was crossing York Avenue in the Upper East Side when the first taxi collided with her, sending her into the path of the second cab.

Dirt-Bike And Car Collide In Bronx, Killing Motorcyclist

Regardless of the weather, spring has arrived and motorcycles will soon be a common fixture on New York City roads. Unfortunately, the start of the NYC motorcycle season usually starts with a rash of deaths and injuries. A dirt bike accident in the Bronx signals the beginning of this annual phenomenon.

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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
10 Best 2017-2018 2 Years Attorney | Client Satisfaction | American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

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