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Archive: Pedestrian Accidents

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Our Long Island personal injury lawyers report that the most walkable city in the country, New York, lacks sidewalk space to accommodate pedestrians.

A recent survey conducted by Harris Poll and PCI exposed an irony for pedestrians in the most walkable city in the nation. They found that pedestrians in New York City were afforded many opportunities by living there, but accessible sidewalks…

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Mar 3

Hit-and-Run Accident Kills Young Girl in West New York

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Our pedestrian accident lawyers reports that a hit-and-run accident has killed a young girl in West New York.

Early this week, a young life was lost tragically in a hit-and-run accident. The girl, Sheyla Pichardo, was being accompanied to school by her mother, and when they were crossing at the crosswalk at 62nd and Van Buren, a late…

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Dec 18

Are Distracted Pedestrians Really an Accident Problem?

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Our pedestrian accident lawyers in New York look reports on distracted pedestrian accidents.

There is a very real issue with the growing problem of distracted drivers. The main change over the last decade has been the rise in cell phone and smart phone use among drivers to the point where the National Highway…

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Nov 13

Speeding Is a Key Reason for Crash Fatalities on our Highways

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Our pedestrian accident lawyers in New York report that speeding is a key reason for crash fatalities on NY highways.

A recent traffic fatality map has just been created by New York City’s Max Galka, who is a data scientist. It covers the whole of the U.S. from 2004 to 2013. This map allows you to discover what street in…

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Apr 13
Our pedestrian accident lawyers report that Long Island roads have ranked as the most dangerous for pedestrians.

A new report from the Tri-State Transportation Campaign ranks Route 25 in Suffolk County the most dangerous road for pedestrian accidents in the Tri-State area. The toll of 20 deaths on State Route 25 – also known as Jericho Turnpike…

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