New York City

Do I Need to Report a Car Accident in New York?

Some drivers may wonder what to do immediately following an accident. While most know they should exchange insurance information with the other drivers involved, they may not realize they have an obligation to report the incident to the police. Failure to report a car accident may cause serious problems with a future insurance claim or… read more

What Is the New York City Right-Of-Way Law?

New York City is one of the most densely populated and busiest cities on the planet and traffic congestion is one of the leading causes of accidental injuries throughout the city. One of the main reasons behind the staggering number of pedestrian accidents in New York City is drivers failing to yield the right-of-way to… read more

Flu Season in NYC

The 2017-2018 flu season is proving to be a nasty one. Flu is widespread in 43 states, including New York. There are two main strains of influenza circulating throughout the city: influenza A and influenza B. This year’s vaccine is not as effective in preventing the illness as earlier vaccines, which has made more people… read more

NYC Subway Safety Tips

The attractions and culture of our city bring millions of tourists to all five boroughs each year. Unfortunately, many tourists are vulnerable to being victims of crime, especially in our city’s mass transit system. Subway crime is more common than you might think. In 2016, the NYPD loosened its position on punishing minor crimes committed… read more

What Should You Do If You Were Injured While Riding the NYC Subway?

Every day, hundreds of thousands of people ride the New York City Subway system on their way to one of the city’s five boroughs. The NYC Subway, under the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), is one of the oldest public transit systems in the world. It runs nonstop, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year…. read more

New Year’s Eve in NYC: Staying Safe in the Cold and Crowds

New Year’s Eve in New York City is a massive celebration, with many celebrants traveling to Times Square to partake in the world-famous festivities and ring in the New Year with other revelers. While this occasion is one to remember for many attendees, New Year’s Eve is also notorious for many kinds of injuries. If… read more