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May 2016 Archives

The link between truck driver fatigue and sleep apnea

It is not uncommon for drivers to get tired when behind the wheel. It happens to just about everyone, especially when driving long distances. Pulling over, taking a break or getting some rest is recommended in order to keep oneself and others with whom one shares the road safe. Of course, there are also medical conditions that can cause drivers to experience extreme fatigue if not properly treated. In New York and elsewhere, commercial truck driver fatigue, in particular, is a major public safety concern, and the medical condition known as sleep apnea has been linked to this serious issue.

Car accident injury severity not always immediately apparent

Drivers who are injured in auto accidents may not always feel that their injuries warrant immediate medical attention. The severity of a car accident injury may not always be immediately apparent. Those in New York who feel that their seemingly minor injuries are actually worse than they thought should seek medical care as soon as possible.

New York truck accident: Diagnosing and treating SCI

Commercial semi truck accidents occur fairly frequently in New York and elsewhere. Sadly, the outcomes for victims generally result in fatalities or severe injuries. Spinal cord injuries (SCI) are particularly common following a truck accident, and the effects of this type of injury are typically life-changing.

How many people are affected by drunk driving?

Sadly, many New York residents have been negatively affected by impaired driving -- either directly or indirectly. Drunk driving is a major public safety concern. Despite the efforts of law enforcement officers and lawmakers, it is an issue that does not appear to be going away any time soon.

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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