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May 19, 2017

New York City Premises Liability Lawyer Discusses Store Liability For Mugging

In a city as crowded as New York City, pickpockets and muggers are an unfortunate reality. Check any tourism website for any of the world’s major cities, and you’re likely to find ample advice about avoiding a mugger and staying safe on the city’s streets. Recently, a “veteran thief” who estimates that he mugged over 100 people and is currently serving 25 years to life in a New York maxim...
New York City Premises Liability Lawyer Discusses Store Liability For Mugging
May 19, 2017

Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Rise In Traffic Deaths For Second Straight Year

For the second year in a row, traffic deaths in the United States have increased. The New York Times reports that recently released data from the National Safety Council (NSC) shows that an estimated 40,200 people died in motor vehicle accidents in the U.S. in 2016 — a six percent increase from 2015. In 2015, motor vehicle deaths were up seven percent from the previous year. Combined, this ...
Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Rise In Traffic Deaths For Second Straight Year
May 18, 2017

NY Train Accident Lawyer Discusses Brooklyn Train Accident That Injured Over 100

Just days after the 2017 New Year, a serious train crash injured at least 100 passengers in Brooklyn. According to a Chicago Tribune report, the accident, which involved the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR), occurred at 8:30 a.m. during the morning commute when the front of a “slow-moving train hit a bumping block as it pulled into Atlantic Terminal… left the tracks and smashed into a small s...
NY Train Accident Lawyer Discusses Brooklyn Train Accident That Injured Over 100
May 18, 2017

Aviation Accident Lawyer - Is Hang Gliding Safe?

Hang gliders are a popular site in tourist destinations around the world—especially areas with an abundance of natural beauty and stunning scenery. From the Caribbean to the Big Apple, the winged craft give people a bird’s eye view of the world below. In many cases, hang gliding companies offer rides in traditional hang gliders, as well as hang gliders pulled by boats on the water. But ju...
Aviation Accident Lawyer - Is Hang Gliding Safe?
May 17, 2017

New York City Construction Accident Lawyer Discusses Tougher Crane Regulations

Recently, the NYC Department of Buildings released a report stating that a deadly crane collapse in February 2016 was caused by human error. The massive 565-foot crane crashed into the street, killing one man, injuring three pedestrians, and crushing several cars. The carnage extended over two city blocks. Emergency responders stated they were shocked that the accident didn’t cause more dea...
New York City Construction Accident Lawyer Discusses Tougher Crane Regulations
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”