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Wrongful Death Archives

Fatal accident in New Jersey caused by wrong way driver

Highways and interstate highways can create dangerous situations due to the relatively high speeds of vehicles driving on them and the amount of vehicles that may be present. It is important that all drivers are attentive and do not create any unnecessarily dangerous conditions.

New York man killed on scooter by hit-and-run driver

Drivers owe a duty to others to exercise care in their actions and follow the rules of the road. When they fail to meet this duty, they increase the risk of injury and even death to others. They also expose themselves to significant liability for any damages they may cause by their actions.

MAN KILLED WHILE INSPECTING STOPPED VEHICLE ON HIGHWAY

A fatal accident recently occurred in the Bronx involving an immobilized vehicle and another car. One of the cars had pulled over to the right lane and stopped. Two people from the car went to the front of the vehicle to inspect it when it was struck from behind by another car. The stopped vehicle was propelled into the men, launching one of them over a guardrail and onto the street below.

BROOKLYN DRIVER CAUSES MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS, KILLS PEDESTRIAN

A driver in Brooklyn was recently arrested after being involved in multiple accidents. The man was driving his SUV in the afternoon when he noticed 2 people crossing the street in a crosswalk while he was attempting to turn. While attempting to avoid hitting the pedestrians he struck a parked car and then went onto the sidewalk, colliding with a building and another car. He continued driving and made a U-turn into the wrong driving lane. While heading the wrong way, he struck another parked vehicle and went onto the sidewalk again. While on the sidewalk, he struck and killed a young boy and injured his younger brother while they were walking with their mother. A woman was also hit by the man's vehicle, causing a leg injury. The man faces charges of negligent homicide reckless driving and assault.

UNLICENSED TEEN DRIVER IN NEW JERSEY CAUSES FATAL ACCIDENT

Drivers that fail to abide by the rules of the road or apply an appropriate level of care in their actions make the road more dangerous for themselves and others. Additionally, they make themselves vulnerable to being financially liable for any damages that may be incurred by others injured as a result.

NEW JERSEY MAN KILLS OTHER DRIVER WHILE FLEEING POLICE

Motor vehicle accidents can lead to serious injuries and even death. Every driver, passenger and pedestrian is aware of this risk and has a duty to prevent accidents where possible by being attentive and careful in their actions. A failure to do so can lead to significant liability if they case injury to others as a result.

Elderly New York man struck by car while getting mail

The death of a family member is an incredibly difficult loss for the surviving members emotionally, especially when it is due to the negligence of another. They often also have significant financial burdens that result as well. Although it doesn't bring their family member back, receiving compensation for these damages can relieve some of the burden imposed on them.

New Jersey father killed, children injured in drunk driving crash

Driving while under the influence is an improper action that greatly increases the risk of injury to others sharing the roads. Intoxicated driving negatively impacts a driver's judgment and causes them to engage in negligent and dangerous actions in the operation of their vehicle. If such actions cause an accident with another person, the liability the driver faces can be substantial.

70-year-old pedestrian killed by motorist with suspended license

The medical costs associated with the treatment of serious injuries suffered by accident victims can be substantial. If victims die as a result of their injuries, those costs may be increased and may also be the responsibility of the victims' family members. In order to prevent unnecessarily adding to these costs, family members of victims of fatal accidents should consider filing a wrongful death action to provide compensation for the financial damages incurred.

Woman struck by bus in fatal accident in Queens

The unexpected death of a loved one can result in years of emotional trauma for those who are left behind. In addition to losing companionship and support, the surviving family also loses the victim's income and future earning potential. Under certain circumstances, it may be possible for a victim's family to be compensated for damages incurred as a result of a fatal accident under New York's personal injury laws.

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