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October 23, 2017

Bicycle Accident Lawyer Explains The High Costs Of Bicycle Accident Injuries

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise to hear that New York City has some of the highest rates of bicycle ridership in the country. In a city famous for its heavy traffic, getting around on two wheels instead of four is often much faster and less expensive. According to the New York City Department of Transportation, 34 percent of New Yorkers ride a bicycle a few times a year, and nearly 5...
Bicycle Accident Lawyer Explains The High Costs Of Bicycle Accident Injuries
October 11, 2017

New York City Bus Accident Lawyer – Are Buses Safe?

In a country as large as the United States, road trips are quite common. To get from Point A to Point B, many groups and individuals choose to travel by charter bus. Generally, charter buses are quite safe. Unfortunately, there have been several catastrophic incidents in recent years, which has caused many to question if bus travel is truly safe. Additionally, some safety experts have pushe...
New York City Bus Accident Lawyer – Are Buses Safe?
October 04, 2017

Federal Bill Would Require Drug Testing For Hot Air Balloon Pilots

Federal legislation introduced in June 2017 would make it mandatory for hot air balloon pilots to undergo drug testing and medical exams comparable to commercial airline pilots. The bill, which was introduced by Texas Senator Ted Cruz, comes about one year after the deadliest hot air balloon accident in American history, in which 16 people were killed when their balloon struck power lines...
Federal Bill Would Require Drug Testing For Hot Air Balloon Pilots
October 03, 2017

Accident Lawyer Discusses Bike Messenger Injuries

According to the New York Times, there are something like 5,000 bicycle messengers in New York City — more than any other city in the world. These intrepid bicyclists deliver food, documents, groceries, and all manner of items — all while navigating thick traffic in one of the world’s largest cities. “Occupational hazards include barreling trucks, barely visible potholes and taxi doors flin...
Accident Lawyer Discusses Bike Messenger Injuries
September 29, 2017

The Link Between Childhood Brain Injury And Adult Depression

Researchers have found that children who sustain brain injuries are more likely to suffer from anxiety, depression, and related disorders as adults. Brain injuries are always difficult to cope with, but brain injuries in kids are especially devastating. For kids and parents alike, dealing with a childhood brain injury is stressful, costly, and emotionally challenging. Study Links Brain ...
The Link Between Childhood Brain Injury And Adult Depression
September 26, 2017

Medication Mistakes - Lawyer Discusses Medication Mistakes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy and childbirth are supposed to be joyous times in which mothers and parents look forward to welcoming a new addition to their family. These should never be times of fear or anxiety. Unfortunately, medical mistakes can cause expectant parents to experience health complications that can have lasting consequences both for a mother and her baby. Medication mistakes injure a shocking...
Medication Mistakes - Lawyer Discusses Medication Mistakes During Pregnancy
September 25, 2017

Mass Transit Accident Lawyer Says Harlem Train Derailment Caused By Human Error

A June 2017 subway derailment in Harlem, New York has been attributed to human error, according to Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) officials. The derailment injured 39 people and caused widespread delays along several areas of the subway system. MTA officials have reported that a piece of replacement rail being used in repair work was not stored properly and was instead lying on the ...
Mass Transit Accident Lawyer Says Harlem Train Derailment Caused By Human Error
September 22, 2017

Are Air Ambulances Safe?

Whether they’re called life flights, air ambulances, or medevacs, air ambulances perform a vital service. They get people who have been seriously injured away from the scene of an accident and to the hospital much faster than a typical ambulance that must contend with traffic and conventional roads. Air ambulances, which are typically helicopters, are also capable of flying injury victims t...
Are Air Ambulances Safe?
September 21, 2017

Tourist Death From Jet Engine Blast

When you’re on vacation, the last thing you should have to worry about is being involved in a life-or-death situation. Yet for one woman visiting the Caribbean, an island getaway turned tragic. News reports state that the woman was a 57-year-old mother visiting St. Maarten from New Zealand when she was killed at Princess Juliana International Airport. According to media reports, the mothe...
Tourist Death From Jet Engine Blast
September 19, 2017

Aviation Accident Lawyer Discusses Air Canada Near Miss

It’s an airline passenger’s worst nightmare: a major airline disaster. According to media reports, an Air Canada jetliner missed crashing into four fully loaded passenger jets, coming within less than 100 feet before abruptly pulling up and completing what is known as a go-around. Go-arounds are common and occur when an airplane must circle the airport prior to landing, either because the...
Aviation Accident Lawyer Discusses Air Canada Near Miss