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Bus Driver Found Guilty of Misdemeanor After Killing Man Riding Citi Bike

A bus driver who fatally struck a bicyclist in New York City was found guilty of violating New York City’s Right of Way law. He was also found guilty for failing to exercise due care and traffic violation. In June 2017, the bicyclist was pedaling to work on West 26th Street. The street had no bicycle lane, meaning bicyclists shared the road with motorists. The bus driver clearly saw the bicyclist but chose to pass him in a narrow part of the street. The bicyclist was thrown off his bike and was run over. He died at the scene....

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Jeff S. Korek Discusses Border & Immigration Issues with Congressman Gonzalez

Jeff S. Korek, senior trial partner at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. was invited to attend “An Evening with Bill Gates” on June 27, 2018. The event was part of the National Library of Congress * series of lectures. Mr. Korek and his wife Jolie joined Congressman Vicente Gonzalez at the Library of Congress dialogue with Bill Gates. They discussed the controversial issues concerning the US southern border and immigration. This was not the first time Mr. Korek has pursued immigration rights in the U.S. Jeff is active in discussing and meeting with Congressmen and others who are active...

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6 People Injured In an 8-Car Pile Up Involving an Oil Tanker

Six people suffered bodily injuries in an 8-car pile up chain reaction collision which recently occurred on the Long Island Expressway. Traffic started to slow down after a car caught on fire around 10:30 pm. In the slowdown, two vehicles collided causing a chain crash involving an oil tanker. A minivan driver lost control, skidded and eventually got wedged under the tanker. The driver was taken to the hospital and was later arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge. Five other people were also injured and transported to local hospitals to be treated. What To Do After a Multi-Car...

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NYC Council Passes New Bill To Close Loophole for Large Commuter Vans

The New York City Council recently passed a bill to close the loophole that had allowed large commuter vans to get around the city’s commuter law. The newly passed bill, Intro 925-A, gives a new definition of what counts as a “for-hire vehicle” which previously excluded vehicles that seated more than 20 passengers. The updated definition now allows the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) to regulate these vehicles and make sure that drivers and companies follow the safety restrictions in place. “Commuter vans provide a vital service to communities in my district and around the city,...

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3 Top NYCHA Executives Face Criminal Charges Relating to 2015 Fatal Elevator Accident

On December 24, 2015 at approximately 4 p.m., Olegaio Pabon stepped into the elevator at a Bronx NYCHA development in New York City. Before he was completely inside, the elevator rocketed up trapping his leg and hand. He then fell on his head. He died from the resulting injuries. The fatal elevator accident was avoidable. Approximately thirty minutes before the incident, a concerned tenant of the building had called to complain about the elevator “going up and down by itself with its door open and when the door closed it slam really hard.” Nothing was done to address this...

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