New York City Personal Injury Blog

Can Fault Be Determined by Car Accident Damage?

A Forbes magazine report states you can expect to be involved in a car accident almost once every eight years. With congested New York City streets, though, it’s likely you’ll experience car crashes on a more frequent basis.  When car accidents do occur, determining who was at fault is important, especially when serious injuries are… read more

What Does New York Workers’ Compensation Insurance Cover?

New York Workers’ Compensation Insurance covers most employees in the state. State workers’ comp laws require that employers purchase and maintain workers’ compensation coverage for their employees. There are only a few limited exceptions to the law. What is Covered By Workers’ Compensation Insurance? If your employer has workers’ compensation insurance, workers’ comp covers most… read more

Driver Killed After Box Truck Thief Goes on Wild NYC Rampage

On June 30, a man stole a box truck and drove wildly through Brooklyn and Queens. Roman Pena took the truck in the Richmond Hill neighborhood. As he made his way from Queens to Brooklyn, Pena crashed into another vehicle at Rentar Plaza and Metropolitan Avenue. Surveillance video shows him running a traffic light before… read more

Nine Injured, One Critically, in NYC Crash Involving MTA Bus

A hit-and-run driver fleeing from another accident crashed into another vehicle and a bus shortly after 1:45 in the afternoon. The accident occurred near the intersection of Utica Venue and Clarendon Road in East Flatbush.   A Mercury Grand Marquis crashed into a Lexus RX 300 and then collided with an MTA bus. FDNY and other… read more

How Hard is it to Pass the New York Bar Exam?

After three years of law school, 3Ls are ready to practice law. However, they must first be admitted to the New York Bar before they are authorized to practice law in our state. Passing the New York Bar exam is one of the requirements for admission to practice in our state. How Difficult is the… read more

George Washington Bridge & Cross Bronx Expressway Backup Caused By Deadly Crash

A tragic accident on the Cross Bronx Expressway resulted in the death of a young mother. The accident happened just after midnight on August 5, 2020. The victim, identified as 27-year-old Keara Rosa from Newark, had just purchased a 2002 Honda Civic two weeks before the crash. An Instagram post by Ms. Rosa stated that… read more

Understanding the Mirena Crash and Its Impact on Countless Women

Millions of women rely on birth control methods for family planning. There are several types of birth control available in the United States, including intrauterine devices (IUDs). A popular IUD used by many women is the Mirena IUD. However, the Mirena IUD has been linked to a serious side effect known as the Mirena Crash…. read more

NYC Firefighter Dies From Cancer Linked to 9/11 Attacks, Ground Zero Exposure

Another brave firefighter dies of cancer linked to the 9/11 attacks and Ground Zero exposure. Sadly, he is not the first person to die this year from cancer that was related to Ground Zero exposure. He may not be the last first responder to pass away this year from 9/11 cancer. The Hackensack Fire Department… read more

Woman, 42, Dies in Queens Motorcycle Crash

A 42-year-old woman from Allentown, PA, died in a motorcycle accident in Holliswood on July 26, 2020. The victim, Tineisha Howard, was driving a 2019 Kawasaki ZX6R when she lost control of the motorcycle. She was traveling southbound on Francis Lewis Boulevard.  Around 7:20 that evening, Ms. Howard struck a fire hydrant and crashed. She… read more

What Is Article 16 in a Personal Injury Case?

Most personal injury lawsuits typically involve two parties. The party who was injured is the plaintiff in the lawsuit, and the party who caused the injury is the defendant. The plaintiff seeks compensation for injuries and damages from the defendant.  However, some personal injury cases involve multiple parties. Several parties might be responsible for causing… read more