Does distracted driving increase the chance of an auto accident?

Our New York City area readers are well aware of the many types of motor vehicle accidents that occur on a regular basis. This includes those between multiple vehicles, as well as those in which a person is struck by a vehicle. The National Institutes of Health recently conducted a study to answer the question […]

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Negligent Repair & Maintenance

Plaintiff fell into elevator’s shaft, claimed doors malfunctioned Settlement: $2,875,000 Case: Bruce M v Saunders Apartments, Inc., Vision Enterprise Management, LLC and Skyline Elevators, Inc., No. 14074/06 Court: Queens Supreme Judge: Janice A. Taylor Date: 12/12/2008 Plantiff Attorney(s) Adam M. Orlow; The Orlow Firm, Flushing, NY DefenseAttorney(s) Patrick J. Crowe; Crowe & Fassberg, New Hyde […]

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Queens man injured when hit by parked car

New York City and the surrounding area is known for being a dangerous place to drive or walk. Every day, accidents happen in and around the city that injure and kill drivers, passengers and pedestrians. A Queens man was recently injured in an accident in which he was hit by a parked car. According to […]

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Police misconduct and prison-related injuries

There is no excuse for police misconduct, however, some officers cross the line when dealing with the public. Furthermore, and even more alarming, is the fact that some victims of misconduct have not committed a crime. There are many laws associated with police misconduct and brutality, including the fact that you may only have 90 […]

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6 injured in New York truck accident

It is not uncommon to witness or be involved in a motor vehicle accident in or around the New York City area. With so many vehicles sharing the road, along with a large number of pedestrians, the potential for being involved in an accident is very real. Six people were injured in a Queens auto […]

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