New York City Personal Injury Blog

Brain injury can lead to permanent damage and death

In western New York recently, a 16-year-old high school football player died following a Friday night game against an opposing team. According to reports, the player lost consciousness following a helmet-to-helmet hit. Three other football players around the country have died from similar head injuries since the start of the current fall football season, and… read more

Multiple car collision causes death and injuries in New York

Motor vehicle accidents are common occurrences on the road. Some of these collisions are truly accidental, but in many cases, driver negligence is often a contributing factor. Negligent drivers pose risks to themselves, as well as to other drivers on the road. Some of the most common forms of negligence that can result in serious… read more

Fatal accident remains under investigation in New York

A motor vehicle accident can happen in an instant. This type of traffic accident is generally governed by the law of negligence; this area of the law deals with the probability that one of the drivers failed to exercise due care that may have prevented the wrongful death of a person. The fact that one… read more

Manufacturer recalls defective Baby Jogger Strollers

Even the pickiest consumers get their share of defective products. Some product defects are not visible and it may be some time before they surface, possibly causing injuries. Those who sustain injuries due to a dangerous product may explore the possibility of product liability due to the maker’s negligence and pursue the manufacturer for damages…. read more

Are football players’ brains the key to deciphering brain injury?

Traumatic brain injury is one of the leading causes of deaths in the country. Whether the cause is a motor vehicle accident, a fall or a sport injury, a violent blow to the head can result in a concussion, which can, in turn, lead to a serious disability or even death. Brain injury treatment does… read more

Young girl sustains serious injuries in escalator accident

Many Manhattan residents may love to go to shopping malls. They can be great places to unwind and enjoy a day out. However, even a seemingly safe trip to the mall can result in an accident. A slip-and-fall accident is one of the most common occurrences inside a mall, causing serious injuries among shoppers. Mall… read more

Car accident killed one child, driver charged

Vehicular accidents can happen in an instant. The most common form of traffic accidents are vehicle-to-vehicle, but bicycles and pedestrians could also be involved in accidents with a motor vehicle. Drivers, passengers and even bystanders may sustain injuries as a result. Pedestrians and bicyclists that are hit by cars often suffer severe injuries, leading to… read more

Fatal accident: bus driver faces charges due to cell phone use

Death is inevitable; it is the end of all living things on earth. However, when the cause of death is something preventable, families are often left devastated and searching for answers. Family members may experience financial difficulties, loss of parental guidance and pain and suffering. The road to closure is not easy, but a wrongful… read more

Defective product being recalled after injuring 61 people

In New York, consumers assume that the products they purchase have passed stringent quality checks. Because of this, Manhattan residents are convinced that the products they buy, especially baby products, are safe and user-friendly. However, this perception can sometimes be a critical mistake for consumers, and they may unknowingly purchase defective products that are harmful… read more

New Yorkers’ guide to finding reasonable nursing homes

Most residents of Manhattan, New York, spend a large portion of their lives working to earn for future needs. A part of these earnings is often set aside for nursing home plans so that when the person retires they can live comfortably in pleasant surroundings and be well taken care of. Because of this, many… read more