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Mother Anne Goldman & Children Hurt in Central Park Tree Fall

On the morning of Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at around 10AM, an American elm tree suddenly fell on West Drive in Central Park near 62nd Street where Anne Monoky Goldman, a Manhattan mother, was strolling with a baby strapped to her chest and two toddlers in a double stroller.

Jose Ramos & CVS Assault Case from a Legal Standpoint

In the past month, news broke that Jose Ramos, a loss prevention agent at CVS, used his position to sexually assault at least four women ranging from the ages of 16 to 28. The incidents occurred in multiple Brooklyn CVS locations, including Kensington and Bensonhurst.

Hurt in LIRR train derailment in Brooklyn? Here's what you need to know.

As New Yorkers, we rely heavily on public transportation to commute to and from jobs, for family outings, to run personal errands, and much more. The scenes from a Brooklyn train station this morning were horrific - smashed glass, fire, debris, victims on stretchers, people bleeding, etc.

What obligations do motorists, cyclists have on the roadway?

Previously, we began speaking about the issue of roadway sharing between cyclists and motorists. As we noted, both motorists and cyclists have the right to be on the road and both have the duty to respect one another's rights and follow all traffic laws.

Cyclists face ongoing safety challenges on the road, in the justice system

New York City, like many metro areas, is a hotspot for cyclists. Cycling, of course, continues to remain a popular sport and commuting method for many people, and its popularity continues to increase as Americans try to reduce dependency on motor vehicles. In fact, the number of cyclists in the United States increased over 62 percent between 2000 and 2013, according to the League of American Bicyclists.

Pursuing justice after motor vehicle accident in New York

Being involved in a New York car accident caused by a negligent driver is emotionally traumatic. When a physical injury is suffered in a motor vehicle accident, the devastation of the situation is intensified. In worst cases, families may suffer the untimely deaths of loved ones because of reckless or distracted drivers.

Work with experienced advocate when navigating fact-finding process in litigation

In our previous post, we began looking at a bill that was recently struck down by New York lawmakers which would have extended the statute of limitations for medical malpractice patients. As we noted, the benefit of the bill for patients is that it would have leveled the playing field between patients and providers in terms of timing for filing a medical malpractice lawsuit.