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State Budget Agreement’s Impact on Rideshare Insurance and Workers’ Compensation

Important advances in New York law for consumers and patients were achieved in the State budget agreement. Additionally, several proposals that would have been harmful to the rights of New York were removed. Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Founding Partner, Edward Gersowitz, is leading the charge on important changes regarding insurance requirements for Rideshare companies like Lyft and Uber, workers compensation laws and other pressing legal matters on behalf of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA). As president, Gersowitz will help NYSTLA maintain its vigilance and actively work to educate legislators on the importance of protecting and...

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Access-A-Ride Pays GLK Client $5M to Settle a Pedestrian Accident Case

A 42-year-old lawyer was struck by an Access-A-Ride vehicle while in the crosswalk in Manhattan. The victim suffered a traumatic brain injury and an exacerbation of psychological issues. The victim and his family hired Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. to seek justice. The firm and their experienced trial attorneys put up a strong fight. Amongst other litigation tactics, they retained nationally recognized experts in the field of biomechanics and brain injury to prove their case. The defendants fought the case for 6 years but eventually admitted defeat. The case finally settled with the owner of the vehicle, Metropolitan Transit Authority...

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New York City Hit and Run Driver Kills Rollerblader and Injures Several Others

Hit-and- run driver, Terrance Smith, turned the streets of Brooklyn into his own demolition derby on April 8th – killing a rollerblader and injuring seven others. The mayhem started while the reckless driver was arguing with a passenger and speeding on Powell Street near Pitkin Avenue. At around 8:30 p.m., he plowed into a 21-year- old Michael Joefield, who was rollerblading in the middle of the block. Terrance kept driving while dragging Michael’s body under his car. He finally stopped after slamming into two other cars and a stop sign. Terrance ran away on foot, leaving behind his passenger. The...

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Pedestrian Suffered Serious Injuries In New York Bus Accident

A 61-year-old woman was critically injured after being hit by an MTA bus in New York City on March 6, 2017, around 9 p.m. Aurora Beauchamp was crossing E. Houston Street at Avenue D in the crosswalk at a green light when she was struck by the MTA bus. She was transported to a local hospital. Beauchamp suffered serious injuries, including a broken sternum, ribs, hip and pelvis. She also suffered internal bleeding. The bus driver was also transported to the hospital for trauma. The police charged him with failure to yield to a pedestrian. This is not the...

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The Important Steps You Need to Take After a Car Accident

Every year, thousands of Americans are involved in car accidents.  Although modern safety features prevent injury in many of these accidents, there are still tens of thousands of accident related injuries and deaths every year.  With the chances of being involved in a car accident so high during your driving career, it is important to know what to do after an accident. Safety First After an auto accident, it is important to assess yourself and any passengers in your car for possible injuries before trying to move.  You should only exit your car if you believe that you can...

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