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Proposed Seat Belt Requirement: Old Hat in Japan

Last week we posted a blog discussing the U.S. Department of Transportation proposal requiring seat belts in buses to attempt to reduce bus accident fatalities.…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Aug 30, 2010

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Announces Proposal to Require Seat Belts on All New Motorcoaches

Motorcoaches carry 750 million passengers annually in the U.S. An average of 19 motorcoach occupants are killed each year on U.S. roadways. Ejections account for…

Posted by SEO Admin on Aug 25, 2010

Are Pedestrians Safe in the Streets of New York City?: NYCs Pedestrian Safety Study, says YES!

In 1910, the City of New York began collecting data to determine traffic fatalities among NYC pedestrians. Nearly a century later, in 2009, pedestrian fatalities…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Aug 20, 2010

$10 Million Later: Are the Red-Light Cameras Just Raising Money or Also Making the Roads Safer?

Last summer Nassau County on Long Island initiated a red-light camera program, with cameras placed above intersections to videotape motor vehicles running red lights and…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Aug 16, 2010

Whoda Thunk It?: Childrens Bounce Houses Contain Dangerous Lead Levels

Theyre a staple of toddlers birthday parties, childrens holiday parties and other seemingly carefree events. Your children take off their footwear and climb into the…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Aug 14, 2010

Preliminary 2009 Highway Fatality Data in New York Shows Decrease in Overall Traffic Fatalities With Significant Reductions in Motorcycle and Bicycle Fatalities

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Chair of the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) announced that preliminary crash data from…

Posted by SEO Admin on Aug 07, 2010

Do You Agree That $3,000,000.00 is Not An Excessive Jury Award for Pain and Suffering for Serious Impairment But Not Loss of Vision Following LASIK Eye Surgery?

Devadas v. Niksarli, Index #: 107637/07, is an action for medical malpractice and lack of informed consent with respect to LASIK eye surgery. It was…

Posted by SEO Admin on Aug 05, 2010

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