Category: Pedestrian Accidents

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,

The American Automobile Association (AAA), a privately held nonprofit national member association and service organization with more than 58 million members, announced on October 3, 2019, that new research found that automatic emergency braking systems with pedestrian detection performed inconsistently and were “completely ineffective at night.” Models tested included the