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Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents Archives

Family of woman left to die may pursue wrongful death claim

Recently in New York, a man crashed his car and allegedly left his passenger to die in the vehicle while he fled the scene. This tragic incident is said to have occurred Friday, Oct. 13. The victim's family may, according to state laws, be entitled to pursue a wrongful death claim in an effort to seek compensation for this unimaginable loss.

Lose your spouse in a fatal car accident?

You were going about your day. Nothing seemed unusual about it -- just another day. Then you get the call that no one wants to receive -- your spouse was the victim of a fatal car accident. If negligence on the part of the other driver contributed to the event, according to the laws of New York, you may have legal recourse.

Fatal accident leaves questions about vehicle safety

The Slingshot is a three-wheeled motorcycle made by Polaris. Recently, the safety of this machine was brought into question after a fatal accident claimed the life of one man. When a manufacturing problem is believed to be at the heart of a motor vehicle accident, those in New York or elsewhere who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones as a result of the issue may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.

Days later, man dies from injuries suffered in now fatal accident

When one chooses to accept a ride from another person, he or she likely never suspects that the ride could end in an unforeseen manner. While the vast majority of the time the journey ends without incident, there are times when it ends tragically. One New York man has lost his life after his ride ended in a fatal accident.

Fatal car accident claims the life of a 3-year-old

Police in New York are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a 3-year-old girl. This fatal car accident occurred in Uniondale on Sunday, July 9. The injured victims and the loved one's of the deceased may be entitled to pursue a claim for damages for their losses.

New York fatal accident case: Cyclist dies 10 days after crash

Collisions between automobiles and bicyclists are fairly common in some areas of New York. Bike lanes have been installed in various areas of the city to help prevent such incidents. Sadly, even when cyclists are doing the right thing by using these lanes, bad things can happen. A recent injury turned fatal accident case is proof of this.

Compensation may be sought following a fatal car accident

Regardless of how it happens, losing a loved one is never easy. When the loss of life comes in an unexpected way -- such as in a fatal car accident -- the results can be particularly devastating. When a life is taken due to the negligent actions of another person, according to the laws of New York, the victim's surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses. If you have found yourself facing such an unfortunate situation, an experienced wrongful death attorney may be able to help.

New York wrongful death: Pedestrian hit and killed

Law enforcement officials in New York are investigating the cause of a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred recently on Long Island. The driver believed responsible for the incident has been arrested and is facing some serious charges. When this type of event occurs, the victim's surviving family members may have legal recourse. In this particular case, a wrongful death claim and possibly survival actions may be filed in an effort to seek compensation for any damages sustained as a result of this accident.

Wrongful death cases must be filed in a specific time frame

Losing a loved one in a fatal accident is tragic. When the accident was the result of another person's negligence, surviving family members may have legal recourse. The state of New York allows family members to seek compensation for their losses by filing wrongful death claims against the individual believed responsible. This, however, must be done within a specific timeframe.

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    Manhattan jury awarded women injured in a New York City bus accident
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    Brooklyn jury awarded 41 year-old man for back injuries received in a car accident
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    Bronx jury awarded 63 year-old school custodian worker for burns received from faulty water heater
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    Jury award to driver for back injuries that resulted from a motor vehicle accident
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    Queens 52 year-old man awarded for injuries sustained in motor vehicle accident with two tow trucks
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    Manhattan jury awarded woman for back injuries sustained from a kitchen ceiling collapse
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    Brooklyn settlement boy struck by school bus
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    Brooklyn jury awarded 2 Brooklyn women for injuries sustained in accident with NYC Transit bus
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    Awarded for injuries sustained in a construction accident
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    Queens awarded family of man run over and killed by Port Authority Bus
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    Brooklyn settlement due to landlord negligence and injuries due to fire
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    Suffolk County settlement fall down
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    Orange County Car accident
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    Brooklyn; Hasidic man hit by police car, shoulder fracture brain injury, hearing loss
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    Settlement for woman who was struck by car while crossing the street
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    Brooklyn settlement for our client who tripped on a raised sidewalk

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