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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

8 Pedestrians Fatally Struck in Staten Island Car Accidents in 2014

By Louis Grandelli

Since 2009, 40 Staten Island pedestrians have been fatally struck by a motor vehicle, including 8 fatalities within 2014, according to a recent Staten Island Advance article. Of the 8 fatalities, only 2 of the drivers responsible for these strikes have faced criminal charges for the wrongful death of their victims. This includes one victim…

Thursday, November 6, 2014

NYC Speed Limit Goes To 25 MPH

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

Beginning tomorrow, November 7,2014, the New York City Speed Limit will be 25 miles per hour. This law was enacted as part of Mayor Bill DiBlasio’s Vision Zero Plan in an effort to reduce fatalities and the severity of injuries resulting from car accidents within the City. The new speed restrictions will only apply on…

Thursday, October 9, 2014

New Legal Standard Places Emphasis On Driver Awareness

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

As the fall season is upon us, and the winter season approaches, driving can become more hazardous and more accidents can occur. For example, it is not uncommon this time of year to see deer on the road in Staten Island, Westchester, or Upstate New York. In fact, according to statistics recently released, 1 out…

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Staten Island Man Receives $650,000 Settlement Despite Prior Criminal Convictions

By Louis Grandelli

The Law Office of Louis Grandelli recently settled a lawsuit for $650,000.00 involving a client who was seriously injured in a car accident, but who also had a history of criminal convictions which presented difficult issues. The incident involved an intersection accident in Staten Island, New York, and our client alleged that the defendant negligently ran…

Monday, August 11, 2014

Is Richmond Avenue The Most Dangerous Street in NYC?

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

Earlier this year, The Mayor’s office implemented its Vision Zero Plan in an attempt to eradicate traffic accident related deaths in the City of New York. However, the Mayor’s Vision Zero plan does not appear to have made the streets of Staten Island any safer for motorists and pedestrians. Despite the proliferation of “red light…

Thursday, July 3, 2014

General Motors Hires National Compensation Expert, Kenneth Feinberg, to Manage Victim’s Compensation Fund

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

There has been a flood of recent stories about claims against General Motors for accidents caused by the automakers’ defective ignition switch. Unfortunately, there have been many victims of wrongful deaths and catastrophic injuries resulting from these defects which apparently were not discovered, or properly investigated, by the automaker once they became aware of the potential dangerous…

Friday, June 20, 2014

Vision Zero’s Plan To Make Emergency Vehicles Safer

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

It’s been recently reported that the New York City Fire Department has budgeted $1.3 million to send every fire truck and ambulance driver to a one day “refresher” driving course. This safety initiative by the FDNY is part of Mayor DeBlasio’s “Vision Zero” action plan to protect the public by reducing traffic accidents and fatalities….

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Beware of Double Parking In Manhattan

By Louis Grandelli
Posted in Car Accidents

It has long been the law in New York City that if your vehicle is rear-ended by another car, there is a prima facie case of negligence against that vehicle for causing the accident. In other words, the accident is the fault of the car that hit you from behind. This is true whether your vehicle was…

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