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August 2014 Archives

Car accident on Brooklyn-Queens Expressway injures 5

Once again, an accident in New York has been reported where one of the drivers was heading in the wrong direction on a major highway. This one occurred on the northbound side of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, not too far from Queens Boulevard. The car accident involved several cars and injured five individuals.

New York police say impaired driver caused fatal accident

Many New York residents may share the concern of the authorities about the number of deaths on our roads that result from accidents caused by intoxicated teenage drivers. What often starts as an evening of fun could have an adverse effect on the remainder of a young person’s life if they choose to drive after consuming alcohol and/or drugs. Moreover, the lives of a family who loses a loved one in a fatal accident will also be changed forever.

City settles wrongful death suit with family of fleeing man

New York City is apparently continuing to settle up on some important pending cases against the City. A $2 million settlement was just reached with the family of a 27 year-old man from Brooklyn who was killed in a pedestrian collision with a police car two years ago. The wrongful death complaint against the Police Department alleged that the man was unarmed and running on foot from the police when the pursuing squad car went onto the sidewalk in his path and caused a collision with him. He died of massive head injuries from the collision and/or from falling over on his head immediately after being struck.

One-car fatal accident leaves passenger dead in upstate New York

A one-vehicle accident in New York can be the basis for a personal injury claim if there were passengers involved. Such accidents tend to include collisions with poles, trees or even buildings. One or more occupants may be ejected, either in a rollover or as the vehicle makes impact with a tree or other unyielding object. The event can easily become a fatal accident due to such perilous factors. Consequently, whenever there are one or more passengers in a vehicle that is driven so negligently that it leaves the roadway and crashes, the prospect for injury or death to the passengers looms large.

Mother of infant facing multiple charges after car accident

A New York driver who reportedly had her license suspended on 23 previous occasions allegedly admitted to police that she had smoked crack cocaine prior to running down a bicyclist and then driving off. She is now facing multiple charges and is being held on bail of $100,000 while she awaits a scheduled preliminary hearing. The 32-year-old mother of a baby that is only a week old was arrested several days after the car accident when she attempted to admit herself to a hospital.

Over $1. 5 Billion Recovered For Clients We have a history of winning large verdicts and settlements for our clients.

  • $21 Million

    Bronx jury awarded 50 year-old truck driver who slipped and fell on loading platform
  • $12 .6 Million

    Manhattan jury awarded women injured in a New York City bus accident
  • $11 .8 Million

    Brooklyn jury awarded to a 62-year-old man who was struck by a New York City police car
  • $10.2 Million

    Brooklyn jury awarded 41 year-old man for back injuries received in a car accident
  • $10 Million

    Queens recovery for wrongful death
  • $9 .7 Million

    Bronx jury awarded 63 year-old school custodian worker for burns received from faulty water heater
  • $9 Million

    Jury award to driver for back injuries that resulted from a motor vehicle accident
  • $8 .7 Million

    Queens 52 year-old man awarded for injuries sustained in motor vehicle accident with two tow trucks
  • $8 Million

    Manhattan jury awarded woman for back injuries sustained from a kitchen ceiling collapse
  • $7 .7 Million

    Brooklyn settlement boy struck by school bus
  • $7 .5 Million

    Brooklyn jury awarded 2 Brooklyn women for injuries sustained in accident with NYC Transit bus
  • $5 .85 Million

    Awarded for injuries sustained in a construction accident
  • $5 .5 Million

    Queens awarded family of man run over and killed by Port Authority Bus
  • $5 .25 Million

    Brooklyn settlement due to landlord negligence and injuries due to fire
  • $5 Million

    Suffolk County settlement fall down
  • $5 Million

    Orange County Car accident
  • $4 .6 Million

    Brooklyn recovery for 58 year old pedestrian struck by NYPD police car
  • $5 .5 Million

    Brooklyn; Hasidic man hit by police car, shoulder fracture brain injury, hearing loss
  • $3 .2 Million

    Settlement for woman who was struck by car while crossing the street
  • $3 Million

    Brooklyn Construction accident by laborer
  • $1 .375 Million

    Brooklyn settlement for our client who tripped on a raised sidewalk

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