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Rochester, NY - Accident With Injuries on East Main St

Rochester, NY – Accident with Injuries on East Main St

Rochester, NY (January 22, 2020) – Rochester Police were dispatched to a car accident with confirmed injuries on Wednesday, January 22nd. The accident took place at about 10:25 p.m. in the 700 block of East Main Street near Union Street. Paramedics also responded to the crash site after reports of injuries were verified by the local police. No additional details concerning the victims involved or the degree of their injuries have been made known. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their [...]

Queens, NY – Fire on 121st Ave Results in Serious Injuries

Newark, NJ – Firefighters Injured in Fire on South Orange Ave (CR 510)

Newark, NJ (January 17, 2020) – Around 9:00 p.m., on January 10, authorities were called to the scene of a fire on South Orange Avenue. Reports state that a fire broke out in a two-story building near the intersection with Chelsea Avenue. As firefighters battled the blaze, three of them were injured. One victim was transported to an area hospital with head injuries. Two others were treated at the scene. At this time, the incident remains under investigation. Our thoughts are with [...]

Amherst, NY - Pedestrian Struck by Car on Sheridan Dr

Brooklyn, NY – Pedestrian Struck & Injured on Lafayette Ave

Brooklyn, NY (January 15, 2020) – A motor vehicle accident on Wednesday left one person injured. At around 11:15 a.m., on January 15, police and emergency crews responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on Lafayette Avenue. Reports from the Brooklyn Police Department indicate that a pedestrian was attempting to cross the roadway at the intersection of St. James Place and Lafayette Avenue when they were struck by a motor vehicle. The pedestrian became pinned under the vehicle and had [...]

Queens, NY – Fire on 121st Ave Results in Serious Injuries

Summit, NJ – Fire on Weaver St Results in Injuries

Summit, NJ (December 27, 2019) – A fire Thursday evening left two people injured. On December 26th, just after 10 p.m., a fire broke out in a two-family home located at 20 Weaver St. Crews worked to extinguish the fire, which took nearly two hours to do. Two individuals incurred injuries during their attempts to escape from the second floor of the home. Both victims were transported to Overlook Medical Center for treatment. At this time, the incident remains under investigation. Our thoughts are [...]

Seeking Medical Treatment after a Traumatic Brain Injury

Why Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney?

After an accident, any injury can leave you broken physically and emotionally. It can be hard to think ahead at a time when you are trying to piece your life back together. The price of an injury can be financially damaging to you and your family. Medical bills and the cost of medications can be a strain if you don’t have the funds to pay for them. On top of that, if your injury leaves you unable to work, [...]

Watervliet, NY – Overturned Tractor Trailer Crushes Car on 787

Watervliet, NY (September 30, 2019) – Police and other emergency responders arrived quickly to the scene of a terrifying crash between a tractor-trailer and a small passenger car on Thursday, September 26th. All northbound lanes of travel on Interstate 787 were shut down following a rollover accident that pinned the tiny car underneath the tractor-trailer. The Fire Chief for Watervliet said that the red car was completely squashed under the weight of the upended big rig. The accident occurred at 10:30 a.m., [...]

Study Discovers Seniors Who Are Prone to Falling Also More Likely to Crash

A current research study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety exposes an unexpected relationship between senior citizens, failing coordination and auto accidents.  According to the research study “Associations Between Falls and Driving Outcomes in Older Adults” the more often an aging driver falls, the higher the chances that they will also be involved in a car wreck. The relationship between these two factors is unusual but also understandable. Side Effects of a Slip-and-Fall Researchers assert that injuries sustained in a [...]

A study evaluates strategies to prevent motorcycle crashes

On behalf of Robert A. Solomon, P.C. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. A study released in 2018 by the National Transportation Safety Board looks at risk factors that can lead to motorcycle crashes and suggests ways to prevent such accidents. Interestingly, state-of-the-art technology the agency believes can help is not aimed solely at motorcycles. About the study The findings of the NTSB study, entitled “Select Risk Factors Associated with Causes of Motorcycle Crashes,” indicate a heightened need for motorists to detect the presence of motorcyclists. [...]

DeWitt, N.Y. – Box Truck and Tractor-Trailer Crash on New York State Thruway

DeWitt, N.Y. (June 13, 2019) – A tractor-trailer and a box truck ended up in an accident that caused a back up in traffic in New York, according to authorities. The New York truck accident occurred on Thursday, shortly before 10:09 a.m., on the east side of the New York State Thruway, near Exit 34A. Police are still investigating this accident, but they did say that the accident was initially reported as a rollover in the passing lane of [...]

The Three Forms of Distracted Driving

What is Distracted Driving? We all know the basic ways we can end up getting pulled over by police or end up in an accident. Speeding, improper lane changes, following too closely, and driving while distracted are all behaviors that invite dangerous things to occur on the road, and so these actions need to be avoided. Unfortunately, while we all know of these behaviors, some drivers still do not comprehend the full extent of these behaviors and will continue to [...]