Music jogs memory for patients with brain injuries

It seems that just about everyone likes music. People like music for many reasons, from the powerful lyrics to its relaxing effect. For some patients, music might even help them with their medical and mental recoveries. A recent study published in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation looked at severe brain injury patients and found that they have “music… read more

Car accidents pile up in New York hazardous weather conditions

Intense weather conditions can lead to many hazards in our lives, from flooding to serious car accidents. Even when the weather is less than perfect people must continue on and go about their daily business. Unfortunately, a recent weather system caused havoc for drivers in New York and across the nation as they tried to… read more

Wrongful death lawsuit results in $281 million award

There is nothing worse than the loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident. The sense of anguish and loss can overwhelm even the strongest person. One common question is whether the accident was truly an accident or whether someone was responsible for the death through negligence. That question is routinely answered by… read more

New York creates plan to reduce pedestrian accidents

Pedestrian accidents are all too common in New York City. Every week it seems like there are new stories of a pedestrian being hit by a taxi, car or bus while strolling through the city. Pedestrian accidents can be very dangerous and often result in serious injuries for those involved. There are many different factors… read more

How New Yorkers can avoid a winter weather crash

As any motorist in New York will tell you, driving in this city can be overwhelming. There always seems to be congestion or road work, and with the number of pedestrians and bicyclists who are also on the street, New York roads can be a dangerous place to be. And road conditions only get worse… read more

Queens man dies in car accident

There are a number of factors that can lead to a car accident. Attempting to identify a potential cause of a car crash can help New York drivers, passengers and their families affected by such incidents identify whether they potentially can obtain compensation for the losses that they have suffered. The accident occurred on 98… read more

Metro North Engineer in a “Daze” at time of Derailment

According to the attorney for Metro North train engineer William Rockefeller, his client was in a “daze” at the time of the Metro North train derailment. Rockefellers condition at the time of the accident has been described as “almost like road fatigue.”  We now know that the train was traveling over 80 mph in an… read more

Metro North Train Derailment

This past Sunday a Train accident involving a New York City bound Metro North train derailed near Spuyten Duyvil in the Bronx killing four people and injuring more than 60 others, 11 critically. The cause of the seven car derailment is still unclear but there have been many witness statements stating that excessive speed was… read more