Monthly Archives: November 2014

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New York Personal Injury Law Blog

GM makes another glaring error related to victim compensation fund

The allegations leveled against General Motors this year have come to characterize a record-setting year of automobile recalls. While many automakers have issued recalls for defects that could jeopardize safety,…

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Leads to $2.3 Million Judgment

A New York man was recently awarded $2.3 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit. According to reports, the plaintiff went for an MRI in 2010 and was given a routine…

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Tracy Morgan truck accident left comedian with brain injury

Victims of traffic accidents are often left with numerous injuries, both visible and invisible. Sadly, the invisible injuries are often much more devastating and take much longer to heal. In…

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New York City Hit-and-Run Accidents

A New York Times photographer struck an NYPD traffic agent with his car and then fled in Gramercy on the morning of October 10, 2014. Luckily, the traffic agent was…

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Chain-reaction crash in New York injures 27 people

Among the most devastating crash scenarios are chain-reaction accidents. Now that winter weather has come to New York, we can expect to see more of these multi-vehicle accidents on roads…

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Many problems stand in the way of NYC’s Vision Zero goals: Part II

In our last post, we began a discussion about a New York Magazine article about the problem of pedestrian and bicyclist accidents. The article profiled the stories behind eight pavement-stenciled…

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Many problems stand in the way of NYC’s Vision Zero goals: Part I

2014 is nearing an end, and many are already trying to gauge the effectiveness of Mayor de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative. Because of the campaign and because it has long…

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