Not everyone who uses the road is in a motor vehicle. Whether you are walking, jogging, or biking, there is always a risk of being hit by a negligent driver. If you or a loved one have sustained injuries in a pedestrian accident in New York City, experienced personal injury lawyer Reid B.... Read Full Post
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Pedestrians across the city are forced to navigate hazardous conditions created by winter weather each year. These conditions, such as icy sidewalks, slick parking lots, and snow-covered stairways, are accidents waiting to happen.
New York City ER departments often admit double or triple... Read Full Post
New York City winters are notoriously cold and wet. And it’s not unheard of for major snowstorms to hit our city hard.
These conditions mean that the roads become more dangerous than usual and it’s all too easy to get in a car accident if you’re not careful. Here are some of the most... Read Full Post
If you’ve suffered a personal injury caused in part by winter weather conditions, you’re not alone. Car accidents, truck accidents, and slip, trip, and fall accidents all tend to happen more frequently when the ground is icy and visibility is poor.
This year, winter weather-related... Read Full Post
If you are injured after a slip, trip, and fall accident that occurred on someone else's property, you may be entitled to damages under premises liability law. Premises liability essentially means that building owners have a duty to keep their properties safe for visitors, guests, and residents... Read Full Post
The coronavirus pandemic has dealt a severe financial blow to many New York City workers. As someone in the construction industry, who faced widespread job site closures over the past few months, you are all too familiar with this difficult reality.
You may not have known when you would... Read Full Post
Car accidents are always stressful, though they are made far worse when the other driver decides to flee the scene. You may be left wondering how you can obtain fair compensation as the victim of a hit and run, particularly if you suffered injuries.
Luckily, even if the other driver is... Read Full Post
Construction sites are some of the most dangerous places to work. Even when you take every precaution, the risk of suffering a serious injury remains high. Often, construction accident injuries can be catastrophic in nature, resulting in costly medical bills and significant time away from work.... Read Full Post
Although drivers are most commonly at-fault in wrecks involving pedestrians, there are some cases in which the pedestrian may be responsible. If a pedestrian is proven to be primarily responsible for your accident, you may be able to seek compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and... Read Full Post
Avoiding the road when winter weather rolls in is a great way to stay out of an auto accident, but unfortunately, your life doesn't stop when it is snowy, and you may have to venture out. Taking precautions and adjusting your driving can help you prevent many winter car accidents.
However... Read Full Post