Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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snowy and dangerous parking lot in new york

Parking lots can be dangerous places, particularly during the busy holiday shopping season. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), tens of thousands of traffic-related crashes occur in parking lots every year. NSC data also reveals that traffic accidents in parking lots increase during the holidays. If you are a

pedestrians in winter weather

The holidays are officially upon us, which means more people will be on the road than usual. However, the increase in traffic also implies an increased risk for pedestrian accidents. Below, we’ll discuss why pedestrian accidents spike during the holidays, steps you can take to protect yourself from harm, and

Moments before a pedestrian accident

Vehicles have seat belts, airbags, and the vehicle’s frame to protect occupants from harm in the event of a collision. Pedestrians don’t have any meaningful protection when an accident occurs at an intersection, in a parking lot, or wherever pedestrians and vehicles share space. As a result, accidents involving pedestrians

a pedestrian is hit by a car

Pedestrian accidents are an all-too-common occurrence on the busy streets of New York. Motorists have a responsibility to drive cautiously when pedestrians are present and are required to yield the right-of-way. Unfortunately, distracted, tired, intoxicated, or otherwise negligent drivers often strike pedestrians, and when a vehicle that weighs thousands of

distracted pedestrian walking in NY

Pedestrian accidents can result in severe injuries, requiring costly medical bills for hospitalization, surgery, rehabilitation, and more. Along with cuts, scrapes, and bruises, pedestrian accident victims may sustain more serious injuries like spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). These injuries often require expensive long-term care and prevent the

pedestrians using a crosswalk in New York city

Pedestrian accidents often lead to serious injuries due to the weight and speed of a car and the pedestrian’s lack of protection. If you have been seriously injured in a pedestrian accident in New York, it is critical that you have an experienced New York personal injury lawyer handle your

Negligent and reckless drivers pose a threat to everyone on the road, leading to serious or even deadly accidents. In May 2020, the New York Police Department (NYPD) reported 5,935 car accidents throughout the city during a single month. These accidents caused serious injuries to drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists,