New York family awarded $2 million for father’s wrongful death

After the death of a family member, life can be confusing and overwhelming for the relatives who must face the loss. There are many different ways to respond to and cope with the loss of a loved one. One response may not be obvious or an easy choice: filing a wrongful death claim. However, it… read more

Better design can mean better patient experiences in hospitals

Many people in New York are aware of the high rate of avoidable errors that plague hospitals here and across the country. Communication errors lead to unnecessary mistakes, records get lost or mixed up, and 5 percent of patients get sick just from being in the hospital. The problem is clear, but what about the… read more

Cyclist Killed in Hit and Run in Williamsburg

A man riding his bicycle was struck and killed by a vehicle early Monday morning under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway.  According to police, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. The victim of this tragic accident has not yet been identified by police.  He was 32 years old.  The cyclist was riding on Meeker… read more

Three Car Accident in the Bronx

A three car accident happened on the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx leaving two people dead and three others injured. The tragic accident happened on November 9, 2013 at approximately 7:00 am.

Gruesome New York crash leaves 2 fathers dead

Over the weekend, a 54-year-old Larchmont man got into a cab to head to LaGuardia. A neighbor said his job required him to travel frequently. Only a few miles into the drive down the Hutchinson River Parkway, an SUV that was near the cab lost control. After crashing into the median, the SUV flew into… read more

Pedestrian struck in the Bronx

A 74 year old woman was struck and killed by an SUV in the Bronx while walking at the intersection of East 141st Street and Beekman Avenue.  The pedestrian Candida Acosta was struck by a gray Infiniti going southbound on Beekman Street. Ms. Acosta was pronounced dead upon arrival at Lincoln Hospital.  Neighbors said that… read more