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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Electric Bike Accidents Are On The Rise

By uberuser

Electric Bike Accidents In New York City As electric bike accidents and hospitalizations continue to mount, fatalities act as tragic reminders of the dangers of having these unregulated vehicles on the streets. Earlier this month, “Gone Girl” actress Lisa Banes was critically injured by a hit-and-run scooter driver. Banes was hit near Lincoln Center in…

Friday, April 23, 2021

Department of Transportation Releases Safety Tips for Cyclists and Electric Scooters in NYC

By uberuser

Earlier this year, the New York City Department of Transportation announced a new pilot program focused on expanding access to means of micro-mobility while reducing electric scooter and cyclist injuries. The program will initially be launched in Eastern Bronx neighborhoods from Eastchester and Co-op City to Throggs Neck and Soundview. This 18-square mile area, home…

Friday, September 4, 2020

Revel Resumes Service In NYC Following Suspension Due To Safety Concerns

By uberuser

By Luiz Raible After its services had been suspended last month following the death of three riders, the ride-share company will redeploy its electric mopeds to New York City streets this week. Revel has been involved with ongoing negotiations with city officials, and will maintain a suspension on their services from midnight to 5 a.m….

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

NYC Experiences An Increase In Cyclist Injury Due To Coronavirus

By uberuser

NYC Bicycle Accidents Increase As New York City continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are turning to bicycles as an alternative to public transportation. Wanting to minimize the risk of contamination on mass transit, taxis, ubers or rideshares, and taking advantage of the warmer weather, commuters have adopted bicycles as their main…

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Citibike Lawsuit – The City’s First Citibike Fatality

By uberuser

Citibike Lawsuit A Coach USA bus driver was recently convicted and sentenced to 30 days in jail for his negligent operation of a bus on June 12, 2018 when his bus struck and killed a bicyclist in New York City.  The victim, Dan Hangeby, a New York City investment banker and former Israeli staff sergeant…

Friday, October 28, 2016

Pedestrian Accidents On The Rise As Man Killed in Queens

By Louis Grandelli

A 79-year old man was struck and killed by an SUV as he crossed the street in Queens this past Sunday Night. The pedestrian was crossing at Northern Boulevard and Prince Street in Flushing around 6:00p.m. when he was hit by a Ford Explorer driven by a 56-year old woman. The driver remained at the…

Friday, September 23, 2016

New York City Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By Car

By Louis Grandelli

An elderly Upper East Side resident was struck and killed by an SUV on East 71st Street and Third Avenue in Manhattan this week. Lee Strong, 83, was beginning to cross at the southwest corner of the intersection when a reckless driver stopped his Chevrolet Traverse in the intersection and began reversing in order to…

Friday, August 19, 2016

Staten Island Pedestrian Killed In Crosswalk

By Stephen Wagner III

Earlier this summer, a Staten Island woman was struck and killed while crossing the street as she took her dog for an early morning walk. The 50-year-old woman was about halfway across the street at the intersection of Richmond Road and New Dorp Lane, within the crosswalk, when the 71-year-old driver of a 2014 Toyota Tacoma, Luigi…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Pokémon Go App Causing Unexpected Accidents and Injuries

By Louis Grandelli

On Wednesday July 6th 2016, the much anticipated release of Pokémon Go finally came. The game allows players to “capture” Pokémon in real world situations. The game has taken the New York City area by storm. With already over 15 million downloads nationwide, the new app is overflowing with success. However this early success has…

Friday, March 25, 2016

Louis Grandelli, P.C. Wins Appeal Expanding Employer’s Liability For Employee’s Negligence

By Louis Grandelli

Ari R. Lieberman, an associate of Louis Grandelli, P.C., recently won an appeal in the case of Hormigas v. Village East Towers, et al., which is precedent-setting in expanding plaintiff’s rights to sue companies for the negligence of its employees. The plaintiff, Gregorio Hormigas, was injured in a motor vehicle accident in Queens when he was…

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