News

  • May 25

    Texter Not Liable for Driver’s Crash

    In the first case of its kind, a New Jersey Judge ruled on Friday that a woman who texted her boyfriend while he was driving, cannot be held liable for a crash he caused while responding. The lawyer for the injured couple who brought the lawsuit ...  Read More

  • May 20

    Elevator Inspections Dropping in New York City

    Elevator safety has taken a hit in the past few years. While inspections use to occur frequently, their number has continued to drop since 2008 by about 28 percent. The Department of Buildings has continued to reduce their examination with 5,723 ...  Read More

  • May 18

    Three Car Crash Near Bryant Park

    At least nine people were injured after a black Jaguar rear-ended a Chevy Impala causing a chain reaction accident near Bryant Park on April 21, 2012. The midtown accident occurred shortly after 9 pm on 42nd street near Sixth Avenue. According ...  Read More

  • May 14

    Secret Service Vehicle Fatally Strikes Brooklyn Woman

    On May 3, a Secret Service vehicle struck and killed a woman crossing Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. The victim, Marie Tripp, 47, lived just four blocks from the accident site. She was crossing the street with her daughter and nephew when she was ...  Read More

  • May 04

    Bronx Zoo Accident

    The stretch of the Bronx river parkway that was the site of an accident that killed seven was known to be one of the state’s most accident prone stretches of roadway. A report filed by the State Department of Transportation noted that the ...  Read More

  • Apr 25

    Crane Collapse Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Others Injured

    An accident at the construction site for the No. 7 train subway-extension left 1 construction worker dead and 4 others seriously injured when two sections of a large, 170 foot crane became dislodged and fell onto their worksite. The crane ...  Read More

  • Mar 01

    Police Fail to Arrest Driver in Hit and Run

    On November 7, a Brooklyn dance instructor, AT, was walking through the streets with her pit-bull when she was struck by a Nissan Quest minivan. The driver of the car did not stop to help her or wait around to take responsibility for the action; ...  Read More