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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

The Grieving Families Act – Potential Changes To New York’s Wrongful Death Statute

By uberuser
Posted in Wrongful Death

Following the re-election of New York State Governor, Kathy Hochul, personal injury and wrongful death attorneys are optimistic that she will sign The Grieving Families Act into law.  The new law would modernize New York’s wrongful death law providing the ability to family members of a person killed in an accident to obtain fair compensation…

Monday, October 31, 2022

Fatal Car Accident in New York Leaves Four Teenagers Dead May Be Linked to TikTok Challenge

By Leigh Eskenasi

Last week, four teenagers were killed in a car accident in New York, which may have been caused due to a social media challenge circulating on the TikTok phone application. A total of six people were in the vehicle when the collision occurred in Buffalo, New York. The four teenagers, aged 19, 17, 16, and…

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Food Delivery Worker Dies in Brooklyn Motor Vehicle Collision

By uberuser

A 30-year-old food delivery worker, Daniel Vidal, died earlier this month while performing a delivery in Brooklyn. According to police, the delivery worker was driving his motorcycle on Morgan Avenue in East Williamsburg on Thursday, August 11, 2022, when his rear brakes locked. The motorcycle glided on the street, before hitting a curb and throwing…

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Wrongful Death in New York: Here’s What You Should Know

By uberuser
Posted in Wrongful Death

Losing a loved one is hard to endure. It’s worse if the loss of life was due to the negligent actions of another person. With the help of a wrongful death attorney, the surviving dependents can file a wrongful death lawsuit to seek financial compensation. While suing the liable party can’t eliminate the pain and…

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, September 22, 2017

Charter Bus Accident Kills 3 In Queens, New York

By Benjamin Zepnick

On Monday, two buses collided in a major motor vehicle accident that killed three people and left many others injured. Video taken at the intersection of Main Street and Northern Boulevard in Flushing, Queens, shows a Dahlia Travel charter bus speeding through a red light at 58 miles an hour and crashing into the rear end of…

Friday, March 3, 2017

Plane Crash In Southampton, New York Kills 2

By Ari Lieberman
Posted in Wrongful Death

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, a small plane crashed into trees in Southampton, New York. The pilot of the single-engine plane was practicing taking off and landing when the plane crashed.  The crash killed two people onboard the plane and seriously injured a third. The subject plane was a Navion F aircraft.  The Navion is…

Friday, February 10, 2017

NYC Doorman Killed In Slip and Fall During Snow Storm

By Stephen Wagner III

A doorman was tragically killed on the Upper East Side while shoveling snow during the snowstorm this week. In what the New York Post dubbed a freak accident, Miguel Gonzalez, 59, slipped while he was shoveling snow, fell down a set of stairs, and had his throat slashed as he crashed through a window pane. As a…

Friday, December 9, 2016

Baby Sisters Tragically Killed in Radiator Accident

By Stephen Wagner III

Tragedy struck a family in the Bronx this week when a faulty radiator led to the deaths of two young sisters. The sisters, Ibanez Ambrose, 2-years-old, and Scylee, one-years old, were sleeping near the radiator in their family’s apartment. A law-enforcement source told the New York Post that the cause of their deaths was “probably a…

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Cyclists’ Deaths in NYC Rise in 2016

By Louis Grandelli

A bicyclist was killed during his routine morning ride last week in Queens, New York. Michael Schenkman was killed when he was struck by a young motorist while riding on Northern Boulevard in Queens at 6:30a.m. The particular area where Mr. Schenkman was killed is known as one of the most dangerous roadways for pedestrians…

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