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Author Archives: Mark Goldsmith

Injuries Reported in Long Island Accident Involving Ambulance

An ambulance was recently involved in a serious car accident on Long Island. According to Nassau County Police, the accident occurred shortly before 2 p.m. on Friday, April 2. Emergency responders arrived to the scene at Old Country Road and Zeckendorf Boulevard, where multiple vehicles were involved in the collision. Reports indicate the ambulance was… Read More »

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in New York

Every state in the nation has a set of laws that govern how wrongful death cases will proceed in the state. These laws include definitions of what is to be considered a wrongful death, as well as the available damages and the requirements to prove liability. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know… Read More »

Key Statistics About Boating Accidents in New York

With summer right around the corner, the boating season is just about to arrive here in New York and throughout the northeastern United States. As such, it’s important for people who are going to be spending time on the water to remind themselves of boating safety protocols, and to be aware of the risks they… Read More »

Ironworker Suffers Critical Injuries at LIRR Construction Site

An ironworker working on the Long Island Rail Road construction site in Mineola sustained critical injuries after being electrocuted. According to officials from the MTA, the accident occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 13. The construction crew was working on building a pedestrian bridge over the tracks. At that time, a crane came… Read More »

Multi-Vehicle Accident Results in Several Injuries

Four people sustained injuries in a multi-vehicle accident in Mineola at the intersection of Willis Avenue and Jericho Turnpike. According to information released by the Nassau County Police Department, the accident occurred just after 3 a.m. and involved a Lexus sedan, a Chevy SUV and a Jeep SUV. The sedan, which was driven by a… Read More »

U.S. District Court Judge Killed in Long Island Hit-and-Run Accident

U.S. District Court Judge Sandra Feuerstein, who served the federal court in Central Islip for two decades, was recently killed in a hit-and-run accident in Boca Raton, Florida. She was 75 years old. The driver was a 23-year-old woman who was, according to police information, high on drugs at the time of the accident. She… Read More »

Determining Liability When An Accident is a Result of Poor Road Conditions

In most cases, car accidents occur due to fault on the part of one or more drivers. However, there are some circumstances in which an accident could happen simply due to poor road conditions, such as potholes, erosion, bad weather (snow and ice), or poor design. If this is the case, what options do accident… Read More »

Why are Women More Likely Than Men to Sustain Serious Injuries in Car Accidents?

Numerous studies have shown women are more likely than men to sustain serious injuries in car accidents. According to one recent study b the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), a significant factor in this is the types of vehicles men and women are more likely to drive. Let’s take a look at the findings… Read More »

Man Dead in Chain Reaction Crash at Long Island Intersection

One person died in a chain-reaction accident at a Long Island intersection. The accident occurred in Centereach at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 30. A 25-year-old Ronkonkoma man was driving his 2011 Kia north on Nicolls Road when he lost control of the vehicle due to a sudden medical event. According to Suffolk County… Read More »

High School Basketball Star Killed in Long Island Accident

A high school basketball star with pro prospects was tragically killed in a car accident on Wednesday, January 27 in Uniondale. That teenager, 15-year-old Jomani “Jo-Jo” Wright, was in a vehicle with three other teens heading to a gym for a private workout, when they were suddenly T-boned by an SUV at the intersection of… Read More »