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New York State DMV Urges Drivers Not to “Catch ‘Em All” While Driving

Citing a growing number of car crashes related to playing Pokémon Go behind the wheel, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles,…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Aug 15, 2016

City Raises Fines for Safety Violations at Construction Sites

In the wake of a recent accident in which a crane fell, killing a passerby, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Department…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Apr 04, 2016

New York City Starts to Break on Traffic Deaths

Recently, New York City traffic death rates have subsided dramatically and last year marked the lowest it has been historically. Despite promising figures, Mayor Bill…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Mar 11, 2016

Scaffolds Raising the City Skyline are Raising Concern

Sidewalk sheds (the open scaffolds you walk under) are well on their way to becoming as synonymous with the Big Apple as hot-dog carts and…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Feb 12, 2016

Property Owners and Contractors Should Winterize Their Construction Sites

Winter weather always brings added risks of injury due to snow and ice.  Pedestrians can slip and fall on sidewalks and other places.  Vehicles can…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Jan 05, 2013

Sun Glare Held Not To Create an Emergency for Driver Who Struck and Killed Pedestrian

In the case of Lifson v. City of Syracuse and Derek Klink New York’s Court of Appeals held that a driver who, while making a…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Oct 26, 2011

Open and Obvious Defense Clarified in a Case of Optical Confusion

If I had a dollar for every time a defendant argued in a summary judgment motion that it was not negligent because the condition that…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on May 30, 2011

Nassau Countys Hempstead Turnpike Retains Distinction A Being Most Dangerous Road for Pedestrians in NYC Region

This years report from the Tri-State Transportation Campaign concerning pedestrian safety in the New York City region finds that an average of 415 pedestrians are…

Feb 19, 2011

New York Bucks Nationwide Trend of Increased Pedestrian Fatalities

A report released earlier this month by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reveals that pedestrian fatalities increased during the first six months of 2010,…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Jan 27, 2011

November 2010 Issue of NYC Vital Signs Devoted to Improving Traffic Safety in New York City

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene released a data report focused upon traffic death statistics and touting its plans to improve…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Nov 27, 2010

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