New York City Personal Injury Blog

New York woman suffers brain injury due to teen’s reckless actions

Brain injuries are very serious. In many cases, a person who has suffered a brain injury will need lifelong care. Last fall, a New York philanthropist and mother suffered a serious brain injury. Through this trauma she lost the use of her left eye. The injury resulted from the negligence and reckless actions of two… read more

Husband contemplating wrongful death lawsuit for wife’s death

Saying good-bye to a loved one in New York and elsewhere weighs heavy on the lives and hearts of those involved. Friends and family must learn to deal with their new lives. One particular family has recently been dealing with this unfortunate situation and may soon be filing a wrongful death lawsuit. A 31-year-old woman… read more

Family files civil suit after young man’s wrongful death by police

Tragedies happen, and no matter who is at fault, someone suffers. Whether it involves a child, parent, grandparent or spouse, the loss of a loved one is devastating and often leaves people wondering why. Naturally, those grieving need to understand what happened and to seek some form of justice, especially in the case of a… read more

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