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New York City Crosswalks Give Pedestrians a “Head Start”

NEW YORK. According to NPR, approximately 25% of all pedestrian accidents in the U.S. occur when a pedestrian has a cross signal and a car has the green light to turn left. Both the driver and the pedestrian have the...

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Five Tips to Avoid A New York City Car Crash

NEW YORK. Thanksgiving is on its way. This means more drivers might be heading into the city to visit family and it also means that some drivers might be heading out for upstate celebrations. Regardless of which direction you are...

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When Being at Work Makes You Sick

NEW YORK. According to the New York Times, approximately 45 percent of American workers don’t have paid sick leave. This has an impact on all of us. Individuals who are injured in a car accident who don’t have paid sick...

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Auto Accident and Negligence

In the modern world, we witness a number of traffic collisions which take many precious lives. Auto accidents have become quite common now as compared to the older times. With the ever-increasing rate of automobiles on the road, the risk...

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Lead Danger in Greenpoint Backyards—Are You at Risk?

NEW YORK. A study performed by Columbia University and reported on by the Gothamist found that there may be dangerous levels of lead in some Greenpoint backyards. Columbia graduate students took soil samples from Greenpoint backyards and found that 92...

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Terrorist Uses Truck: Hits Bikers in New York City

NEW YORK. The terror attack that took place in New York on Halloween is an example of a new kind of attack, one that uses rental cars or vehicles to harm as many people as possible in densely-populated areas. According...

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Walking Safety in New York City

NEW YORK. In New York City, one of the most popular ways to get around is by walking. New York is a pedestrian city. According to the New York State Department of Transportation and Health, there were 3,672 pedestrian accidents...

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Can I Sue if My Car Accident Leads to a Lost Job?

NEW YORK. In today’s tough job market, it can be hard enough to keep the job you have in New York City. According to the Balance, workers who are late, who take sick days, or who leave early may find...

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Fatal Charter Bus Accident Raises Questions About Driver Regulation

NEW YORK. Last month, the New York Times reported on a charter bus crash at an intersection in Flushing, Queens. The accident killed the driver, two other people, and left 16 people with injuries. Any accident is a terrible tragedy,...

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Injured in a Gun Accident? What are Your Rights?

NEW YORK. After the deadly and tragic shooting in Las Vegas, many people across the country are asking how we can increase gun safety, stop guns from getting into the wrong hands, and make better gun control laws. According to...

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Can I File a Claim if I Suffer Damages or Injuries Due to a New York City Pothole?

NEW YORK. So far, since December 2016, CBS News reports that the city has filled an estimated 120,000 potholes. Winter is the time when the greatest number of potholes form in city streets, but drivers, bikers, and pedestrians can encounter...

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Three Big Tips for Pedestrian Safety in New York City

NEW YORK. Walking in New York is one of the main ways people get around. Even those who ride the subway eventually use their feet to get from point A to point B. Yet, according to the New York Times,...

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