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Category Archives: Personal Injury

E-Bike Fires Surge in New York

If you ride an electronic bike, be careful: e-bike battery fires are on track to double in New York City this year. E-bikes are popular among delivery services today, but their batteries can cause lethal fires. Dangerous batteries E-bike batteries are lighter than other battery types. These lithium batteries “contain a flammable liquid that conveys… Read More »

Untreated Bed Sores Are a Sign of Nursing Home Abuse

It’s not always possible to care for our elderly relatives on our own. Nursing homes can provide a higher level of care—but nursing home abuse is rampant. Recognizing the signs of neglect and abuse, like untreated bed sores, will help you keep your loved one safe. What causes bed sores? Bed sores, also known as… Read More »

Tractor Trailer Accident Results in Fuel Spillage, Injury

A tractor-trailer from FedEx recently jackknifed on the freeway in New Rochelle, resulting in a major accident and a fuel spillage. The accident occurred on I-95 on the morning of Saturday, May 7 on the New England Thruway, between Crescent Avenue and the Center Avenue Bridge. According to the local fire chief, the accident resulted… Read More »

Driver Pleads Guilty in Hit-and-Run Accident That Killed Father of Nicki Minaj

A man pleaded guilty to committing the hit-and-run accident that killed the father of rapper Nicki Minaj on Long Island. The driver, Charles Polevich, admitted he left the scene of an accident in February 2021 that killed Robert Maraj while he was walking in Mineola along a road. Polevich first got out of his vehicle… Read More »

Drunk Driver Causes Serious Head-On Collision on Long Island

An early morning crash on Tuesday, May 3 led to one fatality and prompted a police investigation. According to Nassau County police, the accident happened at approximately 5:15 a.m. that morning at the intersection of Grand Avenue and East Carl Avenue in Baldwin. One driver, 66, was pronounced dead at the scene, and another, a… Read More »

Two Killed in Hit-and-Run on Long Island

Two men recently died of injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident on Long Island. The accident occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 11. According to Suffolk County police, the men were working on a pickup truck that was parked on the shoulder of Express Drive South, close to the intersection with Wendy Drive. Suddenly… Read More »

Two Killed in Boating Accident in Long Island Sound

Two men were killed in a boating accident just off the Fairfield County shoreline in Long Island Sound. According to law enforcement, the men were 26 and 41 years old, and both from New York City. They were extracted from the water with two other boaters off of West Beach in Stamford after a boating… Read More »

Man Killed in Nassau County Pedestrian Accident

An 81 year old man recently died in a pedestrian accident on Jerusalem Avenue in Hicksville. The accident occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, February 19. According to Nassau County Police, the man was attempting to cross Jerusalem Avenue at Parc Lane when he was hit by a 2005 Honda Civic traveling north, being… Read More »

Driver in Wrong-Way Rocky Point Crash Charged With DWI

A man from Rocky Point was charged with drunk driving and causing an accident while driving the wrong way. The incident occurred on the evening of Tuesday, March 15. Suffolk Police reported they responded to a 911 call that came at approximately 8:40 p.m. regarding a vehicle heading west in the eastbound lanes of Route… Read More »

When is it Worthwhile to File a Car Insurance Claim?

People can be understandably hesitant to file a claim with their car insurance provider, as it will almost certainly lead to increases in your premiums. However, there are some circumstances in which filing the claim simply makes sense. Here are a few tips to help you determine when it is worthwhile to file the claim…. Read More »