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May 12, 2017

Aviation Lawyer Says - FAA Fines Amazon For Shipping Hazardous Materials By Air

When most people think about aviation and airline travel, they automatically think of passenger airlines. However, cargo flights are in the sky just as often as airplanes that carry people, and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has strict rules for the types of cargo these planes are permitted to have on board. Recently, the FAA cracked down on retail giant Amazon for flying hazar...
Aviation Lawyer Says - FAA Fines Amazon For Shipping Hazardous Materials By Air
May 11, 2017

Aviation Accident Lawyer - FAA Declines To Tighten Hot Air Balloon Regulations

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has said it will take no immediate regulatory action after a hot air balloon crash in Texas killed 16 people on July 30, 2016. If you have been hurt in any type of aircraft accident, or you have lost someone you love in an aviation crash, speak to a New York City airline accident lawyer as soon as possible. Despite Push, Regulators Say No New Ru...
Aviation Accident Lawyer - FAA Declines To Tighten Hot Air Balloon Regulations
May 10, 2017

NY State Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses What Not To Do After A Head Injury

Although many people associate brain injuries with contact sports, the reality is that traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are caused by a variety of accidents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1.7 million Americans suffer a TBI every year. These injuries are caused by car accidents, slips and falls, playground injuries, and many other types of accidents. TBI...
NY State Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses What Not To Do After A Head Injury
May 09, 2017

Airline Accident Lawyer - Disney Gets Federal Approval To Fly Drones

Aviation accidents are complicated cases that typically involve both state and federal law says New York Aviation Accident Lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter If you plan on visiting Disney World or any other Disney-owned resort or theme park soon, look up—you’re likely to see a drone whizzing above. In November 2016, Disney won approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to use drone...
Airline Accident Lawyer - Disney Gets Federal Approval To Fly Drones
May 08, 2017

NYC Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Millennials As The “Worst Behaved Drivers”

These days, stories about millennials are just about everywhere you look. Although the parameters vary, the millennial generation is estimated to include those born between roughly 1982 and 2004. As the largest living generation — now numbering close to 80 million — millennials are powerful consumers who make up the bulk of today’s workforce. According to a recent AAA study, this is probl...
NYC Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Millennials As The “Worst Behaved Drivers”
April 14, 2017

Keurig Settlement Over Burn Injuries

In just a few short years, single-serve pod coffeemakers have replaced standard coffee machines in many offices and homes across the country. Recently, however, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Keurig, one of the most popular brands of pod coffee machines, will pay $5.8 million in penalties for failing to report a burn risk it knew about. CPSC Says Keurig Knew ...
Keurig Settlement Over Burn Injuries
April 12, 2017

Are Escalator Injuries More Common Than You Realize? Lawyer Discusses

Most people ride escalators without giving much thought to safety. Compared to elevators, the “moving stairs” of escalators tend to seem relatively benign. However, a number of recent escalator accidents has brought new attention to the very real dangers posed by escalators. Recently, an escalator in a busy Hong Kong shopping mall unexpectedly reversed, injuring 18 people. One man suffere...
Are Escalator Injuries More Common Than You Realize? Lawyer Discusses
April 11, 2017

Are Pedestrian Deaths Higher In Economically Disadvantaged Areas?

According to a newly released joint report from the New York City Department of Health and the Department of Transportation, individuals in poorer areas are more likely to be struck and killed by a motor vehicle. In fact, the report found that pedestrian deaths are an astounding three times higher in economically challenged neighborhoods compared to more affluent areas of the city. Pede...
Are Pedestrian Deaths Higher In Economically Disadvantaged Areas?
April 10, 2017

Spring Break Injuries

As the last few weeks of cold weather wrap up, many teens and college students are gearing up for a spring vacation. Although spring break can provide a much-needed respite from studying and other responsibilities, it can also lead to serious injuries, as well as complicated legal matters if you’re injured far away from home. Here are four spring break injuries to keep in mind, along with...
Spring Break Injuries
April 06, 2017

Airline Accident Lawyer Discusses NTSB Report On Alaska Airplane Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released a new report giving more insight into what caused the 2015 crash of a sightseeing plane near Ketchikan, Alaska. According to the story covering the report’s release, the plane crashed into a rock face, killing everyone on board, including the pilot and eight passengers, who were tourists from a nearby cruise ship. Report Says ...
Airline Accident Lawyer Discusses NTSB Report On Alaska Airplane Crash