New York City Personal Injury Blog

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

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