Wrongful Death

Mastic Beach, NY – One Killed & Two Injured in Crash on Pine Road

Mastic Beach, NY – One Killed & Two Injured in Crash on Pine Road

Mastic Beach, NY (September 13, 2019) – A crash on Pine Road left one dead and two critically injured. According to reports, 20-year-old William Smith was traveling east along Pine Road in a 1996 Lexus when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle crashed into a tree before bursting into flames. Smith was killed instantly in the collision. Two occupants of the vehicle, 16-year-old Rasin Jackson and 15-year-old Zameer Jackson sustained serious injuries and were airlifted from the scene and transported [...]

Denville, NJ - Car Hits Student Leaving School Football Game

Passiac, NJ – Woman Killed in Crash on Gregory Ave

Passiac, NJ (September 13, 2019) – On September 10, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Gregory Ave. According to reports, 64-year-old Mary Hernandez was crossing Gregory Ave when she was struck by a 2018 Toyota 4-Runner. Hernandez sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Toyota, who was identified as 48-year-old Manuel Henry Tolivia Gimeno, remained at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement. At this time, the incident remains under [...]

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North Harmony, NY – Fatal Accident Shuts Down Portion of I-86

North Harmony, NY (September 11, 2019) – The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department is trying to determine what caused an accident on Interstate 86 that resulted in the death of a 66-year-old man. Police answered a dispatch concerning the two-vehicle collision at about 4:15 in the morning on Wednesday, September 11th.  Initial reports indicate that one of the drivers involved, Tommy Hyde, a 66-year-old resident of Warsaw, was pronounced dead at the scene.  No one in the second vehicle sustained any reported injuries. We [...]

Carteret, NJ - Truck Driver Dies in Fiery Wreck on NJ Tnpk

Bronx, NY – Man Killed in Train Crash on Hunts Point Avenue

Bronx, NY (September 6, 2019) – A man lost his life in a train accident on Thursday at a train station near Hunts Point Avenue. According to reports, on September 5, at approximately 3:20 a.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Hunts Point Avenue. A victim was struck by a train, which was barreling into the Hunts Point Avenue/Southern Boulevard Station during the early morning hours. The 27-year-old man sustained fatal injuries in the accident [...]

Bainbridge, NY – Man Killed in Collision on County Route 36

Bainbridge, NY – Man Killed in Collision on County Route 36

Bainbridge, NY (September 6, 2019) – On September 5, emergency crews responded to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on County Route 36. According to reports, 52-year-old Richard Dibble was traveling down County Route 36 in a Honda Civic when his vehicle collided with a Ford F-350, which was pulling a cattle trailer, near the intersection of County Route 37. Dibble incurred fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger in the Honda, 71-year-old [...]

Bronx, NY – Man Fatally Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Cross Bronx Expressway

Bronx, NY – Man Fatally Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Cross Bronx Expressway

Bronx, NY (August 30, 2019) – Emergency crews respond to the scene of a fatal pedestrian accident on the Bronx Expressway during the early morning hours of August 29. According to reports, around 2:30 a.m., 21-year-old Ronald Nival was attempting to cross the Cross Bronx Expressway when he was struck by a 2013 Peterbilt Dump Truck in the center lanes. Nival was located a short time after the incident near the road in Soundview. Emergency crews pronounced the man deceased at the [...]

Brownsville, NY – Crash on Chester Street Results in Injuries

East Windsor Township, NJ – One Killed in Collision on Route 130

East Windsor Township, NJ (August 29, 2019) – Authorities in East Windsor Township announced that one person lost their life after a fatal collision on Route 130. During the early afternoon hours of August 29, emergency crews from East Windsor Township responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Route 130. Reports from police indicate that a 2004 Nissan Maxima, which was traveling north along the highway, collided with a 2015 International Oil delivery truck just north of Hickory [...]

Sea Isle City, NJ - Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run at 78th St and Landis Ave

New York City, NY – Pedestrian Killed On FDR Drive at E 116th St

New York City, NY (August 29, 2019) – Police are actively investigating the circumstances surrounding a pedestrian death in the East Harlem area on Thursday morning. At approximately 5:30 a.m., on August 29, New York City Police Department responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on the FDR Drive near East 116th Street. Reports from police indicate that a female victim was discovered along the exit ramp from the RFK-Triboro Bridge entering onto the southbound side of FDR Drive. Evidence [...]

New York, NY – Bicyclist Succumbs to Injuries from Central Park Crash

New York, NY – Bicyclist Succumbs to Injuries from Central Park Crash

New York, NY (August 29, 2019) – Authorities in New York City confirm that the bicyclist involved in the Central Park pedestrian accident on Sunday has died. On August 26, at approximately 3:30 p.m., authorities reported to the scene of a bicycle accident in Central Park near East Street and 74nd. Reports from the police indicate that 43-year-old Charles Cheesboro was riding an e-bake through the area when he collided with a pedestrian. The pedestrian, who was identified as a 77-year-old victim, [...]

What compensation can be sought in the wrongful death of a child?

The death of a child is one of the most tragic experiences a parent in Newark can face. If the child’s death was due to the carelessness or negligence of another, the situation is even more unbearable, as parents are forced to reconcile the fact that, but for the actions of another, their child would still be alive. Parents who find themselves in this situation may want to consider pursuing compensation through a wrongful death claim. However, the compensation that may [...]