New York City Personal Injury Blog

After a car strikes a bicyclist

Vehicles and bicyclists share New York streets. But they travel on unequal terms because bicyclists have practically no protection when they are involved in motor vehicle accidents. Even though the time after a collision is frightening and confusing, bicyclists should take steps to prevent risking their health or losing legal rights. Accidents The first most common accident is… read more

Glasgow Coma Scale score linked to post-injury epilepsy

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious condition that can alter the future of a New York resident. Victims of TBI often require extensive medical and occupational support to recover their abilities and for some, full recoveries are not possible. Recently, researchers established that the severity of TBI that a victim suffers may increase… read more

Cyclist killed in collision with bus in New York City

New Yorkers rely on various modes of transportation to get around the city and surrounding areas. Whether it is by a personal vehicle, bus, subway, bicycle or feet, the city is busy with residents and visitors going to and from their destinations. This can make it challenging for different modes of transportation to co-exist, especially… read more

Here are some tips to stay safe as a pedestrian in NYC

Merely walking in New York City is a dangerous endeavor. While you would think that motorists in our city would be accustomed to operating their vehicles around pedestrians, the fact of the matter is that they far too often act negligently behind the wheel, sometimes causing them to miss seeing pedestrians until it’s too late…. read more

COVID-19 Business Interruption

Civil authorities across the country have ordered many businesses to close to the public, both large and small, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is having enormous consequences for millions of Americans. Most business insurance policies include coverage for lost earnings due to government shutdowns. This coverage is typically called “Business Interruption” and “Civil… read more

Pursuing compensation after a motor vehicle accident in New York

As the most populous city in the country, New York City inevitably has thousands of car accidents each year. Fortunately, most of these car accidents are so-called “fender benders,” and those involved – drivers and passengers – are able to walk away with minor injuries, if they are injured at all. But, unfortunately, much more… read more

New app aims to prevent distracted driving

Commuting to and from work is just part of the daily routine for many workers in New York, especially for those who hold more than one job. While some commuters will take the subway or a taxi, others will choose to drive themselves to and from work. Motorists in a rush may try to multi-task… read more

Death of NYPD Officer Shines Light on Roadway Dangers

Just last month a 34-year-old member of the NYPD was killed while riding his motorcycle to work. The fallen officer was struck by a speeding driver who may have been racing a second vehicle when the fatal accident occurred. Through the driver of the vehicle that struck the officer has been taken into custody, many… read more

Zantac Litigation Update

The popular heartburn medication Zantac (ranitidine) was recalled and taken off shelves in September of 2019 after the Food and Drug Administration announced that it had found the cancer-causing chemical N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in samples of Zantac. On February 6, 2020 the Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation formed MDL No. 2924 in the federal court in… read more

Potential compensation for those injured by Roundup exposure

For the many farmworkers, landscapers, groundskeepers, and gardeners who used the herbicide ‘Roundup’ on a long-term basis, there may be an elevated risk of developing certain cancers. The idea of beginning a lawsuit against a major agrochemical company is a daunting prospect for those people in modest lines of work. Despite this apprehension, there are… read more