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Month: June 2013

To Reduce Pedestrian Accidents, Clamp Down on Speeders

When most people think about violence on New York City streets, they focus on muggings, robberies and other violent attacks. However, New Yorkers face other dangers when venturing onto the sidewalks - speeding cars. A guest editorial in the New York Daily News...

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Construction Accident Reveals Need for Trenching Safety

A recent Queens shoring accident illustrates the need for the safety requirements designed to prevent construction accidents in trenches and other excavations. Firefighters and other rescue personnel struggled for two hours to release a worker stuck in the mud in a...

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Minor Car Accidents Can Lead to Charges

Even minor New York car accidents can lead to something worse for all involved, as illustrated by a recent Brooklyn incident. The driver of an SUV was arrested after he left the scene of an accident last Friday and crashed into an apartment building. The result: 16...

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Fewer Car Accidents Reported At Port Authority

The New York car accident attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy are always looking to bring you important information about New York motor vehicle crashes. The story cited below reports that the frequency of car accidents at Port Authority facilities is once again...

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Drunk Driving Car Accidents Can Lead to Charges, Conviction

A February 2012 car accident has resulted in a criminal conviction for a Pennsylvania woman. The woman was drunk, with a blood alcohol content (BAC) double the legal limit of .08 percent. She was convicted of assault, vehicular assault and driving under the influence...

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