New York City Personal Injury Blog

Two-car crash causes pileup on New York State Thruway

People in New York and elsewhere often get in their car expecting that they will make it to their destination safely. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. A car accident can snarl a person’s plans or even land them in the hospital. On the evening of Mar. 5, eastbound traffic on the New York… read more

Scientists discover link between traumatic brain injuries and PTSD

Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating for those living in New York and beyond. After a person suffers a brain injury, they may be left with headaches, memory loss or problems with speech. Many people need long-term care to treat the brain injury, as well as any other side effects, such as post-traumatic stress disorder…. read more

Five mechanics lose job after fatal elevator accident

We have been following the developments in the tragic New York City elevator accident that claimed the life of a 41-year-old advertising executive. The woman was on her way to work on Dec. 14 when the elevator she stepped into shot upwards crushing her body between the elevator and the wall. After investigating the tragic… read more

Two separate bus accidents leave 12 children injured and one dead

When parents in New York put their children on the school bus they expect that they will safely arrive at school. Sadly, that is not always the case. Officials are investigating two recent bus accidents that happened less than a week apart. The bus accidents happened in nearby New Jersey. The most recent accident occurred… read more

NYC examining bicycle and pedestrian accident investigations

Navigating New York City’s busy streets can be challenging for even long-time residents. Cars, trucks, bicycles and pedestrians all crowd the roads 24 hours a day. It is not uncommon for this congestion to result in accidents that cause serious injuries. When a bicyclist or pedestrian is involved in a motor vehicle accident, there is… read more

Multiple injuries in recent New York City bus crash

Many New Yorkers ride the bus every day. They expect that they will be safe and get to their destination unharmed. Unfortunately, a recent bus crash in Brooklyn left a dozen people injured. The accident happened around 1 p.m. on Feb. 15 at New York Avenue and Dean Street when a car and a bus… read more

Exploding coffee makers prompt massive product recall

Making coffee is a morning ritual for many people living in New York. Without a morning cup of joe, it can become impossible to function. However, one young girl will never look at a coffee maker in the same way. While she was using her family’s one-cup coffee brewer, she suffered multiple second-degree burns. Her… read more

Did driver’s negligence cause fatal pedestrian accident?

People assume that they will be able to safely walk down the streets of New York. Sadly, that is not always the case. Authorities in New York are now investigating a fatal accident that occurred on Feb. 8. According to the New York State Police, a 58-year-old man was traveling eastbound when he struck and… read more

Tragic car accident on Major Deegan Expressway in Bronx

Due to the sheer number of people and cars on the road, tragic accidents happen frequently in New York City. Yet, each fatal accident is a reason to pause, remember the victims and consider the safety of our roads and the drivers who frequent them. A recent accident took the lives of four people, including… read more

Man responsible for fatal accident sentenced to probation

When people drive recklessly and cause harm to another person, they should be held accountable. A man who killed a six-year-old girl in Queens in a drunk driving accident was recently sentenced, but the family of the little girl believes the sentence isn’t enough. The fatal accident occurred in July. The young girl was chasing… read more