How to bike safely in a city setting

When biking in a city setting, it’s imperative that your safety and well-being take priority over everything else. While there’s no surefire way to prevent an accident, there are safety tips you can follow to help avoid trouble. Here are five things you can do to bike safely in a city setting: Make eye contact… read more

Can you seek damages in an elevator accident?

It’s difficult to imagine being stuck in an elevator. You’re on your way up to the office, and the elevator chugs to a stop. Maybe the lights flicker. Worse, they go out. You’re suspended by cables high above the ground, in a 36 x 48” box. You hit the buttons, but they don’t seem to… read more

Are you ready to share the road with e-scooters?

The rules of the road are always changing, but many New Yorkers may get caught off-guard by a law that may soon affect their safety on the streets. Both chambers of the legislature have passed a law that allows for rental e-scooters on New York streets, except for in Manhattan. The bill has not yet… read more

Autonomous vehicles and levels of automation

Some residents in New York may be very excited to see the development of self-driving cars. Other people may be a bit concerned about ceding control of driving to a computer. Regardless of their feelings on the topic, these vehicles are the future and it is important to understand what is really meant when the… read more

Husband claims failure to act doomed wife after childbirth

Advances in modern medicine may prompt many in New York to believe that almost any medical procedure is now routine. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in childbirth. There was a time period where going through delivery could easily put a mother at risk, yet today, most couples do not expect to experience any… read more

Why August is a deadly drunk driving month

It’s no secret that the summer months are some of the most dangerous times to be a motorist in New York with the amount of reckless drivers everywhere. If you look at most reports, July and August often have the highest DUI fatality rates out of any month. According to the NHTSA, August had the… read more

Older drivers more distracted by technology in cars

Distracted driving has become a serious issue. As technology gets better, smartphones and media devices distract more and more drivers. But the technology installed into a car can distract as well. A new study finds that entertainment systems built into cars cause distracted driving, especially for older drivers. The study was done by the American… read more