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Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Increased Traffic Congestion Leads to Increase In Car Accidents

By uberuser
Posted in Car Accidents

As New York City experiences its most traffic congested summer ever, reckless motorists try desperately to bypass gridlock. Motor vehicle accident lawyers, Grandelli Law cited a survey by Texas A&M’s Transportation Institute, New Yorkers now spend more average time in traffic than motorists in Los Angeles. For the past 30 years, L.A has had the…

Monday, May 17, 2021

Outdoor Dining Structure Accidents: Targets for Vehicular Accidents

By uberuser
Posted in Car Accidents

On the evening of April 29, a 37-year old man was fatally struck, and another individual injured, when a car collided with a motorbike before crashing into an outdoor dining structure. The accident occurred on a busy street in Astoria, Queens around at 8pm. According to reports, a 2013 Mercedes-Benz was driving northbound on 35th…

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Rear-Ended In A Motor Vehicle Accident, Now What?

By uberuser
Posted in Car Accidents

When you are rear-ended by another vehicle, per New York law, the driver who hit you is statutorily at fault, unless the other driver can provide an ‘adequate explanation’ that does not involve any negligence on his or her part. If a defendant driver is able to prove that an ‘Act of God,’ under the…

Monday, December 14, 2020

New York City Traffic Fatalities Increase In 2020

By uberuser
Posted in Car Accidents

The New York City Police Department has recently reported that traffic fatalities have increased 14.9% in 2020, compared to 2019.  In 2020, there have been 224 traffic-related deaths that occurred in the City compared to a total of 195 in 2019. The family of loved ones wrongfully killed by negligent drivers are often left with…

Thursday, October 22, 2020

NYPD’s Accepted Culture Of Reckless Driving In New York Costs Taxpayers Millions Of Dollars Each Year

By uberuser

Statistics from the New York State DMV show that of the 2 million vehicles present and operating in New York City, over 9 thousand are police vehicles. Accounts of reckless driving by New York police department members have increased over the years. From 2013 through August 2019, the City of New York paid out $228…

Friday, October 16, 2020

20 Year Old Pedestrian Struck and Killed By NYPD Vehicle

By uberuser
Posted in Car Accidents

The Grandelli Firm has a long history of fighting for families of the victims who were killed or catastrophically injured in tragic accidents.  In fact, our office has made new law in New York, expanding the rights of the families of those killed in accidents.  Earlier this week, 20-year-old Sofia Gomez Aguilon was killed after…

Friday, August 21, 2020

NYC Reports Record Motorist Fatalities During COVID-19 Lockdown

By uberuser
Posted in Car Accidents

By Luiz Raible As New York City implemented its Corona Virus quarantine, the overall number of car accidents on its streets decreased.  Despite the decrease in accidents, motorist fatalities skyrocketed. This surprising trend is due to the fact that less vehicles on the road led to more speeding, a top cause of death in the…

Thursday, August 6, 2020

NYC Pulls The Plug On Moped-Sharing Company Revel After Deaths

By uberuser

Recent Revel Scooter Accidents In NYC The moped-sharing company Revel announced Tuesday that it would be suspending operations in New York City following the deaths of two users. On Monday July 20, Nina Kapur, a reporter for CBS 2 NY died after a crash on her Revel scooter in Brooklyn. Kapur was a passenger on…

Friday, February 21, 2020

NYPD Implements Non-Injury Vehicle Collision Program In Staten Island

By uberuser
Posted in Car Accidents

In order to “improve response times to serious emergencies, and save time for busy New Yorkers”, the NYPD will no longer respond to motor vehicle incidents which only involve property damage. Under the new program, drivers are not required to wait for police to respond to the scene of the accident. However, under New York…

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

New Motor Vehicle Law In NY – Medical Emergency Defense

By uberuser
Posted in Car Accidents

Medical Emergency Defense A new law was recently signed with the goal of making roads more safe. Drivers who get into an accident allegedly caused by a personal medical condition will not be able to drive until the Department of Motor Vehicles conducts a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the accident and the claimed…

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