New York City Personal Injury Blog

Woman awarded compensation for 2008 car accident

Car accidents happen every day in New York City and beyond, but that doesn’t make them any less serious. People can suffer injuries that affect them for the rest of their lives. In some cases, victims may be awarded compensation for the injuries they suffered as a result of another person’s negligence. That was the… read more

Those injured in escalator accident reach a settlement

Football fans only expect to see injuries on the field, but that wasn’t the case after a game between the New York Giants and New England Patriots on Dec. 29, 2007. On that day, an escalator malfunctioned causing serious injuries to eight people. However, those eight people settled a lawsuit today with the New Jersey… read more

Brooklyn man killed while trying to cross the street

Although the streets of New York City are busy, people expect that they can safely walk to their destinations. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case for a 59-year-old Brooklyn man who was killed on his way to work this morning. According to reports, the man was attempting to cross Borinquen Place when he was hit by… read more

Man charged with murder for car accident that killed Bronx woman

A 26-year-old New York man was recently indicted on a number of charges for a 2010 crash that claimed the life of a Bronx woman. The car accident happened on Nov. 6, 2010. Police say the 26-year-old man was driving north on Route 22 when he collided with a southbound vehicle. A 57-year-old woman was… read more

New details in fatal New York City elevator accident

The tragic elevator accident that killed a New York City woman was written about in last week’s post. Questions remained as to how the accident happened, but now new details may provide a clearer reason for the elevator’s malfunction. The fatal accident happened on Dec. 14 around 10 a.m. as a 41-year-old advertising executive was… read more

Woman killed in New York City elevator accident

Few would expect elevators to be a workplace hazard, but that was the case for one New York advertising executive who was killed on Dec. 14 in the elevator of her Madison Avenue office building. The fatal accident happened around 10 a.m. According to officials, the elevator began to ascend as the 41-year-old woman was… read more

Two injured in early morning accident in Manhattan

Two New York City drivers suffered injuries when they collided on a Manhattan street in late November. There have been no reports as to which of the drivers caused the car accident. Though no claims have been made to date, one or both drivers may have a legal basis for a personal injury claim under… read more

Highway worker killed after being run over by truck

One New York family is mourning the loss of a loved one after a highway worker was run over by a truck. The 35-year-old worker was struck at the Mamaroneck sanitation and recycling center around 7:15 a.m. as he and his colleagues were leaving for work. The victim died on the way to Jacobi Medical… read more

Building collapse causes personal injury and death

One construction worker died and four others were injured following a recent building collapse in New York City. Three of the four had a personal injury that required treatment, and were taken to Lutheran Medical Center where they initially were listed in stable condition. Another worker declined treatment. Reportedly, the building collapsed in Brooklyn on… read more

Three dead in White Plains crash

Three Bronx residents lost their lives on Oct. 29 when the vehicle they were in headed the wrong direction and crashed with another car. The car accident happened a little after 11 p.m. on Saturday evening in White Plains along Mamaroneck Avenue. A 1991 Toyota Camry was said to be traveling southbound in the northbound… read more