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May 24, 2017

How The Montreal Convention Protects You During International Travel

As the recent disturbing incident involving a passenger violently removed from a United Airlines flight shows, few airline passengers are aware of their rights. What happens if you’re injured on a flight? What if another passenger assaults you? What if you trip over another passenger’s carry-on and suffer a concussion in the middle of the plane’s aisle? These are all incidents that can ha...
How The Montreal Convention Protects You During International Travel
May 23, 2017

Auto Accident Lawyer In New York City Discusses The Dangers Of Wet Roads

Spring is often called a time of renewal. It’s a time when people get to hang up their winter coats and look forward to warmer weather. Although the weather during springtime can be unpredictable — shifting rapidly between cold and warm — rain is generally something you can count on happening in the months leading up to summer. If you’re driving in the springtime, it’s important to rememb...
Auto Accident Lawyer In New York City Discusses The Dangers Of Wet Roads
May 23, 2017

NYC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Discusses Rise In Pedestrian Deaths

According to a new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrian fatalities increased by 11 percent in 2016 alone — the biggest single-year increase ever and highest number in more than 20 years. The report states that the three main reasons for the spike in pedestrian deaths include: An improved economy More pedestrian traffic Distraction du...
NYC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Discusses Rise In Pedestrian Deaths
May 22, 2017

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Gives Tips On Being Safe When You Walk In The City

Perhaps more than any other city in the country, New York City is a city known for walking. In one of the busiest cities in the world, walking is often faster than driving, which is why there are so many pedestrians on the streets of NYC. What many people don’t realize, however, is that the number of pedestrian deaths has increased dramatically in recent years. According to a 2017 NPR r...
Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Gives Tips On Being Safe When You Walk In The City
May 22, 2017

Is Canada Headed For A Major Aviation Disaster?

Canada has one of the best aviation safety rankings in the world, and Air Canada is widely considered one of the safest airlines to fly. However, a recent survey of aviation inspectors for Transport Canada reveals that budget cuts have left many Canadian aviation experts worried about the possibility of a future accident. Canadian Aviation Inspectors Worry Financial Cuts Could Put Passe...
Is Canada Headed For A Major Aviation Disaster?
May 22, 2017

Lawyer Discusses Report Naming Brooklyn Bridge “Structurally Deficient”

A new report includes the Brooklyn Bridge among thousands of “structurally deficient” bridges in the United States. According to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), more than 55,000 bridges in the U.S. are in “poor or worse condition.” The ARTBA says that the overall number of deficient bridges has declined in recent years, however, there are still tens of...
Lawyer Discusses Report Naming Brooklyn Bridge “Structurally Deficient”
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?