Category Archives: Car Accident Attorney Brooklyn

Left Turn Traffic Light in NYC

Left Turn Car Accidents: Causes, Injuries, and Negligence


Posted on February 28, 2019 by

According to a study developed by the New York City Department of Transportation, left turns cause over three times as many pedestrian and cyclist serious injuries and fatalities than right turns do. Furthermore, NYC City Hall reported that between 46 and 56 pedestrians and cyclists died and between 5,577 and 5,928 pedestrians and cyclists were injured in a recent five-month period due to New York City traffic.

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Commercial Semi Truck Accident Patterns


Posted on January 20, 2019 by

Commercial trucks are vital to the New York City economy. Yet driving a semi-truck around the five boroughs is not easy. Semi-trucks operate much differently than the average family sedan in terms of how they brake, steer, and create dangerous blind spots. All of these factors can lead to a New York truck accident. In fact, New York is one of the top ten states for the highest average of fatal large truck and bus crashes.

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Information to Collect After a Car Accident


Posted on October 31, 2018 by

After a car accident, you will likely be frightened. You may be suffering from injuries. Your car may be totaled. You may have a million things running through your mind. One thing you should be thinking about is the proper steps to take following an accident. You cannot simply leave the accident scene and move on with your life. You need to get some information, and the more, the better.

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NYC Bicycle Safety Tips for 2018


Posted on April 19, 2018 by

Riding a bike through the countryside doesn’t quite prepare you for the challenges you will face if you ever decide to bike through the concrete jungle of New York City. Driving in such a busy city can be challenging enough; riding a bike can be absolutely terrifying.

With so many cars and pedestrians, dangers abound everywhere. One wrong move can lead to a collision with a car that can cause serious injuries and even death.

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Brain Injuries From Car Accidents


Posted on February 22, 2018 by

Car accidents can cause a host of injuries, depending on the impact involved. Some victims suffer lacerations, broken bones and neck injuries such as whiplash. Head injuries are also common. In fact, motor vehicle accidents are the third most common cause of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).

Brain injuries are no laughing matter. While most (75 percent) are minor, others are moderate to severe in nature. Some can even affect a person for the rest of their life. Read on to learn more about the different types of brain injuries and the effects they have on the human body.

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Texting and Driving Accidents: What You Need to Know


Posted on January 25, 2018 by

Texting and driving is becoming more prevalent in our society. Virtually everyone has a smartphone nowadays, and many people want to be connected to it 24/7—even while driving. However, driving and texting is a dangerous activity that leads to many car accidents every year. Many cause serious injuries and even death. As a result, many states have enacted laws prohibiting drivers from using cell phones.

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What Can I Do as a Passenger in a Rideshare Accident?


Posted on November 20, 2017 by

Rideshare companies like Uber, Lyft, and Juno have changed how people in the United States and around the world get around. Before, your transportation options in New York City were generally:

  • Walk
  • Take the subway
  • Ride a bus
  • Hail a yellow cab

Each of these has its pros and cons. One of the greatest cons of riding a cab is its high price. Now, rideshare cars permeate the roadways, giving carless New Yorkers a fast, affordable alternative to the options above.

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What Does The City Cyclist Boom Mean for NYC?


Posted on September 22, 2017 by

The Summer of Hell ended for New Yorkers on September 5, after eight weeks spent repairing train tracks at Penn Station. During this time, commuters had to find new routes to work including multiple train transfers, and for some even resorting to ferrying to work, adding an extra hour or two to commute times.

Before the Summer of Hell started, MTA officials urged commuters to try alternative transportation options, including ferries and buses. With the City’s increased focus on bike lanes and the institution of Citi Bike, some commuters ditched the subway and started riding their bike to work.

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