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Will Not Wearing a Helmet Affect My Motorcycle Accident Injury Claim?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC August 23, 2022 Personal injury

While motorcycles are as popular as ever—with over 750,000 licensed motorcyclists in New York—the safety concerns surrounding their use have never been higher. By design, motorcycles are less stable and offer riders and passengers minimal to no protection, making crashes far more likely to be catastrophic.

Camp Lejeune Justice Act Allows Victims of Water Contamination to File Lawsuits

Lever & Ecker, PLLC August 16, 2022 Personal injury

Between 1953 and 1987, more than one million people who passed through Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in eastern North Carolina were exposed to drinking and bathing water that contained toxic substances. The contaminated water was caused by dangerously high levels of benzene, industrial solvents, and other carcinogens which were disposed of near the base’s wells for years.

What to Do if You Are Injured by a Taxi While Visiting New York

Lever & Ecker, PLLC July 19, 2022 Car Accidents,Pedestrian Accidents

Taxis rule the New York streets. Pedestrians, drivers, riders, and other users of the road do their best to avoid a collision. However, accidents do happen anywhere, anytime, without notice. Some of the major culprits include adverse weather conditions, faulty vehicles, faulty road signs, and careless drivers.

New York Construction Accident Deaths Are at an All Time High

Lever & Ecker, PLLC July 12, 2022 Construction Accidents

New York City has a long and well-established construction industry. According to the state statistics, in fact, New York City has the fourth-largest construction sector in the US. However, thousands of New York City construction workers go to work knowing the dangers they are exposed to.

Who Is Liable When Road Hazards Cause a New York Car Accident?

Lever & Ecker, PLLC July 7, 2022 Car Accidents,Personal injury

According to recent findings by the National Transportation Research Nonprofit, up to 47% of major roads in New York are in poor or mediocre condition. This eye-opening statistic highlights the dangers motorists face on their everyday travels. Road hazards such as uneven pavement, black ice, potholes, and more can pose serious hazards to road users, resulting in traffic accidents that can cause serious injuries or even death.