Blog - NYC Personal Injury Lawyers

Road Rage Harms Innocent Bystander

A Brooklyn teenager who was standing on a sidewalk while engrossed in his cell phone was the victim of a road-rage incident he had nothing to do with. The fourteen-year-old was playing a video game on a Greenpoint corner when a Porsche SUV struck him and sent him flying ten feet “like a rag doll,” […]

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More than One Hundred Injured in Brooklyn Train Crash

Commuters on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) received an unpleasant surprise last week when their train failed to stop properly upon arriving at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal. The train crash will be investigated thoroughly, but preliminary reports suggest that the train was moving erratically as it approached the terminal and it’s been suggested that the […]

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Two Children Lose Fingers on Defective Slides—Is Your Playground Safe?

Have you ever wondered how safe the equipment is at your local park or school playground? We have all purchased products that have been recalled at one time or another, but when it comes to playgrounds, most parents feel that their children will be safe as long as an adult is watching out for them. […]

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Drowsy Driving Kills

Anti-drunk driving campaigns and law enforcement efforts have helped make the roads a little safer. But a new study performed by the road safety organization AAA says that the public should be just as concerned about drowsy driving. According to their findings, getting less than seven hours of sleep doubles the chance of crashing, while […]

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Playboy Model’s Death Blamed on Chiropractor

The sudden death from a stroke in February of a former Playboy model, known to her two million social media followers as the “Queen of Snapchat,” has been ruled accidental in an October report by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. However, in issuing its report, the coroner’s office attributed the stroke to a chiropractic […]

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Water Fountains Present Risk to Schoolchildren

A public elementary school in New York City is dealing with claims that elevated copper levels in drinking fountain water made a child sick. The boy went home with stomach pains after having ingested the water, which was discolored and foul tasting. What makes this problem worse is that a few months earlier the same […]

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Carrey Wrongful Death Case Brings Topic to the Fore

Actor Jim Carrey’s ex-girlfriend Cathriona White was found dead of an apparent suicide in September 2015, and Carrey is now accused of wrongful death by the woman’s husband. She and the Ace Ventura actor had recently split up after having an on-and-off-again relationship for four years. Her death was caused by an overdose of several […]

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Samsung Battery Problems Lead to Warnings, Recall

Last month Samsung, the world’s number one producer of smartphones, issued a recall on 2.5 million of its popular Galaxy Note 7 devices. The reason was alarming: This particular model might be subject to dangerous overheating, could catch fire, and might possibly even explode. Through September 15 there had been ninety-two such incidents reported nationally, […]

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Street Racing Dangerous to All

From chariot races to The Fast and the Furious, the lure of besting another driver in a race has played out in movies and on the road for eons. But the ancient Romans have nothing on today’s street racers, who can hit 150 miles per hour if they disable speed limiters and make other tweaks […]

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