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January 2020 Archives

Major malpractice cases draw attention to New York

There are many medical malpractice lawsuits currently in courts throughout New York and the rest of America. For example, there is currently a class-action lawsuit against New York's health system due to a phishing attack the led to the leaking of protected health information.

If a driver hits you, then they need to be held accountable

There's never a day when a person starts out thinking, "I'm going to get hurt today." You probably thought today was just like any other when you got into your car. Unfortunately, the trip to work didn't go as planned, and a driver who was texting on their way to school crashed into your tail end at a local stop light.

Pedestrian accidents spur truck crackdown in New York

As the number of pedestrian accidents with injuries and fatalities has risen, the dangers pedestrians face in New York City have been a prominent concern. Law enforcement and legislators are seeking methods to make the roads safer for pedestrians. Statistically, vehicles that pose the biggest risk for pedestrians are SUVs and trucks. With that, law enforcement is stepping up its efforts to cite these vehicles for illegal behaviors that put pedestrians in jeopardy.

Distracted drivers may come from familiarity with advanced tech

In New York and across the nation, distracted driving is a continuing problem that causes injuries with accidents and fatalities. At first glance, people will associate being a distracted driver with texting and driving and activities with cellphones. However, there are other factors that can lead to drivers being distracted. Ironically, one that is becoming more prevalent might be technology designed to make driving safer. When collisions have happened, this can be an important part of pursuing compensation in a legal filing.

Michael J. Gaffney, Attorney at Law
1164 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, NY 10301

Phone: 347-286-1937
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