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TRAGIC CHILD DEATH IN CAR ACCIDENT

The Wall Street Journal reported today that a 10-year-old girl was killed and her pregnant mother was forced into labor when they were struck by a minivan in Brooklyn. The girl and her mother were hit ...
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NY Man Accidentally Hits Ex-Girlfriend in Fatal DWI Accident

The New York Post reported on July 29 th that a Long Island man was allegedly under psychiatric evaluation after running over his ex-girlfriend while supposedly driving under the influence. Lawrence ...
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Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested after Fatally Striking a Brooklyn Man

The New York Daily News reported that a 32-year-old man leaving a bar was fatally struck in a hit-and-run accident on June 29 th. Mr. Bryan Loughran had just left a bar in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn ...
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NYPD Vehicle Brutally Strikes a Pedestrian

The New York Daily News reported today that a marked NYPD police car responding to a crime scene struck a teen girl in the Bronx early Saturday morning: Witnesses told the newspaper that the police ...
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N.J. Woman Rear-Ended by Mail Truck Driver Who Was Eating a Sandwich

The New York Daily News reported that a United States Post truck driver distracted when eating a sandwich slammed into the back of a car in New Jersey sending its female driver to the hospital. ...
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Brooklyn Man Gets Crushed In Deadly Forklift Accident

The New York Daily News reported today that a man was killed when a forklift crushed a Brooklyn worker in a freak accident Tuesday night. Gustavo Tapia, 22, was killed while using a walk-behind ...
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Lawsuit Settled against Pittsburgh Zoo after Death of a 2-Year-Old

The New York Daily News reported that the parents of a 2-year-old boy, who fell into a wild African Painted Dog exhibit and was fatally mauled in 2012, have settled their lawsuit against the ...
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Tragic Car Accident In Long Island Kills Five Teenagers

As The New York Post has reported extensively last week, four teenage best friends were killed in a Long Island car crash. Preliminary reports were that the parties involved were drag-racing at the ...
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New Federal Safety Study Reports that with Fewer Motorcycle Helmets Come More Deaths

The New Your Times recently reported that more states are being pressured to repeal their universal motorcycle helmet laws. But when those laws are changed, the number of fatalities starts to rise ...
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8 Injured When Shelf Collapses in Bronx Discount Store

The New York Post reported that eight people were injured at a 99 cent store in The Bronx when the shop's shelves collapsed, burying innocent shopper under piles of merchandise. The victims, ...
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Bill to Raise Malpractice Caps/Limits in California Debated

The Wall street Journal recently reported that a California state law on medical malpractice awards, in place since 1975, which puts a $250,000 ceiling on the amount of money that can be given for ...
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Mayor de Blasio Aims to Lower New York City Speed Limit

Since the first of this year, there have been more than 20 people killed in auto accidents across the city. In 2013, according to public crash statistics, there were a total of 286 traffic deaths ...
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Newly Elected NYC Mayor Implements Task Force to Reduce Traffic Fatalities

New York City's mayor has recently launched a task force to reduce traffic fatalities in the city. He said that traffic deaths in the city have become an "epidemic" and something needs ...
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Did You Recently Break a Bone? Read This Before Getting Behind the Wheel

The New York Times recently had a fascinating article relating to when it was safe to resume driving a motor vehicle after sustaining either an injury, undergoing surgery or recovering from an ...
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Uninsured Drivers Becoming More Than a Nuisance

The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that an estimated 14% of drivers nationally are uninsured. This lingering fact has plagued the states for many years. All states mandate some form of auto ...
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Two Children Hurt When Strong Winds Bring Down Wall

According to the New York Daily News, two children were hurt when a brick wall of a Brooklyn bargain store toppled due to strong winds. The two children were on their way back from Sunday school as ...
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Self-Driving Vehicles Still Years in the Future

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), self-driving vehicles, although a goal for the future, are not going to be allowed on the road for some years. The head of the ...
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City of New York Faces $10M Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A family in New York City is filing a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city for the death of a father of eight. Their lawsuit alleges that the man fatally collapsed after police forced ...
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Family of Scaffolding Electrocution Victim Files Lawsuit for $10M

The NY Daily News reported today that the New York City Housing Authority is being sued for $10 million by the family of a little girl who was electrocuted by the scaffolding outside of the Brooklyn ...
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Woman Claims Losing Her Legs Is the Hospital's Fault

The NY daily News reported on a medical malpractice case currently on trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court. Stacey Galette, 33, nearly died in 2009 after suffering blood poisoning and gangrene, which she ...
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Ferry Accident Victims Recover $1M

More than three dozen people were on a ferry that was headed for the Wall Street area when it collided with a dock on January 9, 2013. The ferry company has since settled dozens of the passengers' ...
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Bus Crash in Staten Island Injures Eight, Including Children

It was recently reported that a school bus in Staten Island overturned, injuring multiple people, including children. The school bus was involved in an accident with a pickup truck at the intersection ...
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Woman Dies in Brooklyn Holding Cell, Family Sues

In recent news, a Brooklyn woman died due to an alcoholic seizure in a New York City holding cell. In response to her death, the woman’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit in a Brooklyn ...
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Man Dies from Energy Mint Caffeine Overdose

Hero Instant Energy Mints are breath mints that also contain 80mg of caffeine each, equivalent to drinking an entire can of Red Bull. One British man was not aware of this fact, and consumed enough to ...
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Boy Dies After Being Struck by a Van in Brooklyn

A boy recently died after being hit by a van in Brooklyn. According to authorities, the 12-year-old had run out into the street to chase down his soccer ball. The driver of the van was not issued any ...
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