NYC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Discusses Rise in Pedestrian Deaths

NYC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Discusses Rise in Pedestrian Deaths

Safety experts have called the current traffic climate a “perfect storm” According to a new report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrian fatalities increased by 11 percent in 2016 alone — the biggest single-year increase ever and highest number in more than 20 years. The report states that the three main reasons […]

NYC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Gives Tips on Being Safe When You Walk in the City

NYC Pedestrian Accident Lawyer Gives Tips on Being Safe When You Walk in the City

Did you know that “distracted walking” has also become a serious issue? Perhaps more than any other city in the country, New York City is a city known for walking. In one of the busiest cities in the world, walking is often faster than driving, which is why there are so many pedestrians on the […]

New York City Premises Liability Lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter Discusses Store Liability for Mugging

New York City Premises Liability Lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter Discusses Store Liability for Mugging

What happens if you’re mugged due to a property owner’s negligence? In a city as crowded as New York City, pickpockets and muggers are an unfortunate reality. Check any tourism website for any of the world’s major cities, and you’re likely to find ample advice about avoiding a mugger and staying safe on the city’s […]

Spring Break Injuries

Spring Break Injuries

Spring break can lead to serious injuries as well as complicated legal matters As the last few weeks of cold weather wrap up, many teens and college students are gearing up for a spring vacation. Although spring break can provide a much-needed respite from studying and other responsibilities, it can also lead to serious injuries, […]

NYC Accident Lawyer Discusses Rise in NYC Cycling and Pedestrian Deaths

NYC Accident Lawyer Discusses Rise in NYC Cycling and Pedestrian Deaths

Anything that takes a pedestrian’s attention away from his or her surroundings can lead to a serious accident Overall, the big picture view of New York City traffic fatalities is promising — the city saw an historic low for traffic deaths in 2016. Although even a single fatality is one too many, city administrators say […]

New York Defective Products Lawyer Discusses FDA Takes Action on Exploding E-cigarettes

New York Defective Products Lawyer Discusses FDA Takes Action on Exploding E-cigarettes

High tech alternatives to traditional cigarettes are often marketed as a “safer” way to consume nicotine. Electronic cigarettes — or e-cigarettes — have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially among young people. According to a surgeon general’s report, e-cigarette use among U.S. high school students increased by a staggering 900 percent between 2011 and […]