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Brooklyn Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident

A 35-year-old woman from Brooklyn was reportedly walking just a block and a half away from her home when a driver struck her and fled the scene. The woman later died of her injuries while under close supervision at Brookdale University Hospital, according to law enforcement authorities. The woman was walking across the street at… Read More »

Study: Construction Accidents Injure One Pedestrian a Month in NYC

The New York City Department of Buildings has compiled data showing that, on average, one pedestrian per month is injured in a construction-related accident. The Wall Street Journal analyzed the data, choosing to focus on injuries to passersby rather than construction workers. According to the analysis, there were 96 total construction accidents involving injuries to… Read More »

Allegations of Police Cover-up in Long Island City Wrongful Death Case

Late one night in February 2013, 24-year old Japanese student Ryo Oyamada was struck and killed by a police car while crossing a street in Long Island City. Now, his family’s legal team is working on the case and claims to have obtained new videos that indicate a police cover-up of the circumstances surrounding Oyamada’s… Read More »

14 Left Injured After Tour Bus Accident in New York City’s Times Square

More than a dozen people were injured in an accident when one tour bus, taking tourists through Times Square, hit another tour bus, then jumped the curb and knocked over a traffic light. The bus that caused the collision was a Gray Line sightseeing bus, and it collided with a blue City Sights tour bus…. Read More »

Legal Options for Pedestrians Hit By Cars

In most cases, pedestrians hit by cars who choose to file lawsuits make their claims against the driver of the car that struck them. However, depending on the other circumstances concerning the accident, victims could also file claims against the municipality where the accident occurred, like if there were unsafe conditions caused by poorly maintained… Read More »