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New York Passengers-Connecticut Bus Accident

A bus carrying passengers from Queens to the Mohegan Sun Casino rolled over on Interstate-95 in Connecticut injuring up to 40 people on a snowy Monday morning in February. Some of the passengers were critically injured and taken to area hospitals. A car accident or bus accident that occurrs out of state raises several issues for a New York resident as we discuss belowConnecticut Bus Crash: Dozens Injured on Way to Mohegan Sun

Pedestrian Knockdown Cases in New York- Part I

A car accident will send a pedestrian to the hospital with serious injuries. It is a scenario that happens over and over again on the streets of New York, Yonkers, White Plains and across the state.  Who is responsible for paying the pedestrian's medical bills? We have litigated a number of such cases in recent years and provide you with a look at the law in New York governing resposibility in a pedestrian knockdown.

Can one lawyer represent both passenger & driver in a car accident?

A driver and one or more passengers of a car (we will call that car "the host vehicle") are injured in a car accident.  They each wish to have the same lawyer or law firm represent them in a personal injury lawsuit against the owner and operator of the other vehicle. 

Fatal Ambulette-Bus Accident near the Palisades Center

A May 14, 2015 accident involving a bus and an ambulette near the Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY has resulted in the death of a 48 year old ambulette passenger and injuries to four other people. The collision happened on a bright sunny Spring day in an area with significant traffic volume.

Wrongful Death Damages in New York

Wrongful Death - just the title of the topic can send chills down one's spine.  The lost of a loved one is hard enought when it comes as a result of natural causes, but when the life of a family member is taken away due to the negligence of another, the pain and grief of the survivors is magnified. 

DMV Examiner injured in a Car Accident can sue

Obtaining a driver's license is a right of passage.  The nervous teen driver appears at the road test location and the DMV employee gets into the car to administer the exam.  Usually, the test concludes uneventfully.  The applicant either passes or fails the exam and at worst, leaves with a bruised ego.  No one gets hurt, but what happens if the test goes terribly wrong and the DMV employee is injured in a car accident?