• Oct 24

    Bicycle Share Accidents

    A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted New York City bike-share programs and the problems that accompany them.   Doctors say they are treating far more injuries, including traumatic ones, related to cycling. In a paper issued last ...  Read More

  • Oct 19

    Drowsy Drivers and car accidents

    Drowsy driving is a widespread issue among motorists in the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drowsy driving led to roughly 72,000 accidents, 44,000 injuries and 800 deaths in 2013 alone. ...  Read More

  • Dec 04


    The Wall Street Journal reported today that a 10-year-old girl was killed and her pregnant mother was forced into labor when they were struck by a minivan in Brooklyn. The girl and her mother were hit just before 9 p.m. Tuesday as they were ...  Read More

  • Jul 30

    NY Man Accidentally Hits Ex-Girlfriend in Fatal DWI Accident

    The New York Post reported on July 29th that a Long Island man was allegedly under psychiatric evaluation after running over his ex-girlfriend while supposedly driving under the influence. Lawrence Pagano of Suffolk County, New York was driving ...  Read More

  • Jul 17

    Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested after Fatally Striking a Brooklyn Man

    The New York Daily News reported that a 32-year-old man leaving a bar was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident on June 29th. Mr. Bryan Loughran had just left a bar in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn and was walking across the street to his car ...  Read More

  • Jun 25

    NYPD Vehicle Brutally Strikes a Pedestrian

    The New York Daily News reported today that a marked NYPD police car responding to a crime scene struck a teen girl in the Bronx early Saturday morning: Witnesses told the newspaper that the police car was speeding and passed a red light. Police ...  Read More

  • Jun 23

    N.J. Woman Rear-Ended by Mail Truck Driver Who Was Eating a Sandwich

    The New York Daily News reported that a United States Post truck driver distracted when eating a sandwich slammed into the back of a car in New Jersey sending its female driver to the hospital. Willard May, 43, of Delaware, was headed down Route ...  Read More

  • Jun 12

    Brooklyn Man Gets Crushed In Deadly Forklift Accident

    The New York Daily News reported today that a man was killed when a forklift crushed a Brooklyn worker in a freak accident Tuesday night. Gustavo Tapia, 22, was killed while using a walk-behind forklift to push a co-worker – who was manning ...  Read More

  • Jun 03

    Lawsuit Settled against Pittsburgh Zoo after Death of a 2-Year-Old

    The New York Daily News reported that the parents of a 2-year-old boy, who fell into a wild African Painted Dog exhibit and was fatally mauled in 2012, have settled their lawsuit against the Pittsburgh zoo. The grizzly death occurred two years ...  Read More

  • May 14

    Tragic Car Accident In Long Island Kills Five Teenagers

    As The New York Post has reported extensively last week, four teenage best friends were killed in a Long Island car crash. Preliminary reports were that the parties involved were drag-racing at the time of a horrific smash-up last week in ...  Read More