Pedestrians Are at Risk in Crosswalks

New York streets and sidewalks are crowded. Pedestrians have to hustle and fight to get their space on sidewalks. Obeying the rules of crosswalks and sidewalks are crucial in order to cross safely and arrive at your destination alive. Although you may not be able to control vehicles around you, you can do certain things to ensure your safety while crossing the street. Dangers of NYC Crosswalks New York State averages nearly 300 pedestrian fatalities each year. In conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration, New York State Department of Transportation is sponsoring a statewide effort to increase pedestrian traffic...

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Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Retained To Pursue Legal Action Against the NYPD For Possible Stairwell Homicide of Tonie Wells

Tonie Wells was found dead early morning on December 27, 2017 at the bottom of the basement of her Crown Heights home on Sterling Place after neighbors heard the cries of her toddler daughter and called the police. Wells had bruising on her neck, which led investigators to treat the death as a possible homicide by Tonie’s husband of nine-months, Barry Wells. About an hour earlier that morning, Tonie Wells had called 911 to report that she was in fear of her husband, who was acting strangely. Two officers, identified as Wing Hong Lau and Wael Jaber, responded to...

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Important Tips For Settling Accident Claims

If you were seriously injured in an accident caused by the negligence or recklessness of another party, you may be entitled to compensation. Common accident injury claims include: Auto accidents Bicycle accidents Truck accidents Motorcycle accidents Slip and fall accidents With the help of an experienced NYC personal injury attorney, you can get full compensation for your: Past and future medical bills Loss of wages Loss of future earning capacity Pain and suffering Bellow are some important tips that can help make the process of settling personal injury claims easier and less stressful. Understand the Circumstances Before Making a...

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Pedestrian Fatally Run Over by a Van Driver In Brooklyn, NYC

A pedestrian was fatally hit by a driver of a van who had moments before crashed his car into a supermarket parking lot in Brooklyn, New York. The 65 year old victim was exiting the Costco on Second Avenue and 37th Street when he witnessed a commercial van striking his car and taking off. He got into his car and followed the van to Third Avenue and 65th Street in Bay Ridge. He then got out of his car and approached the van to talk to the van driver. The 55 year old van driver hit him, ran over...

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Car Crashes Into Pedestrians in New York’s Time Square

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, a car barreled into bustling New York’s Time Square killing one person and injuring at least 20 more people. The speeding car jumped the sidewalk on the west side of 7th Avenue at 42nd Street and crashed into pedestrians for three blocks. The car finally came to a stop when it crashed at the northwest corner of 45th Street. The tragic scene started with screeching tires and ended with screams, panic and a fiery crash at one of the world’s most visited sites. The driver of the 2009 Honda Accord is Richard Rojas, 26,...

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