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Are Uber Drivers Involved in More Crashes?

A news report has come to light saying that Uber drivers are more likely to be involved in a deadly crash than compared to regular yellow taxi cab drivers. From July to December of last year, Uber drivers were involved in 5 fatal crashes (only 1 driver was technically at fault). During that time, only […]

Off-Duty Police Officer involved in accident

An early morning crash on the Grand Central Parkway involved an off-duty cop, an off-duty EMT and 2 friends, one of whom may have been drunk. A 22-year old friend came to the aid of a woman who crashed her car after driving drunk around 5 AM. “The drama began when the victim’s friend, also […]

Good Samaritans (attempt) to Help Injured Woman

Good Samaritans attempted to come to the rescue of an elderly lady this weekend when she was hit and pinned under a livery cab on Madison and 36th Street. However, the efforts done by the Samaritans were done in vain, as the woman died shortly after being rescued. The NY Post states, “A group of […]

Weekend of hit and runs

This past weekend (Sunday to be exact), there were a number of hit and run accidents across the 5 boroughs. In a span of four hours, there were 5 hit and runs; 3 of which involved the death of the pedestrian. The other 2 pedestrians survived, but were listed as being in critical condition. According […]

VIDEO: Why it matters if your car accident injuries are ‘serious’

New York is a no-fault state, which means that car accident victims are required to look to their own insurance policies to cover property damage and minor injuries. It also means potential sources for recovering damages and filing a personal injury lawsuit are restricted. However, if your accident resulted in what are defined as “serious […]

VIDEO: Get to know Goidel & Siegel LLP

On behalf of Goidel & Siegel LLP posted in Injuries on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. For 25 years, the attorneys of Goidel & Siegel LLP have been fighting for the rights of the injured. Based in mid-town Manhattan, we advocate for people who have been hurt in car accidents, work-related accidents, construction accidents and slip-and-fall […]

A cautionary tale for why it’s important to seek medical care after an accident

The 2012 death of a 46-year old Queens man serves as a stark reminder that there’s no such thing as a minor car accident. According to court documents, in late December of 2011, 46 year old Anthony DiCiervo Jr. was driving to work in his Chevy Camaro when he was rear-ended by a truckthat was […]

A trip to the Museum turned into a trip to the hospital

Woman was seriously injured while on her way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Sunday morning with her family. The woman was injured by a falling light pole which fell after being hit by a cab. However, the driver of the cab “said he jumped the curb after another taxi cut him off.”This is not […]

Worker crushed to death by own van

A construction worker got out of his van in Central Park at around 6:40 AM (he was near East Drive and East 74th Street) to check on a mechancal issue near Loeb’s Boathouse. While he was looking at the issue, his van rolled down an incline hitting him and subsequently crushing and killing him. The […]

2 BMW drivers in 2 separate accidents

Saturday saw 2 major accidents within the city. Early Saturday morning, a woman was attempting to cross the street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn when she was struck and injured. She was transported to Bellevue Hospital with severe head trauma and was listed in critical condition. The driver was attempting to pass a taxi that had stopped […]

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