Drivers Can be Held Liable for Stopping Suddenly and Causing Accidents

By Christopher T. McGrath, Esq. New York There is a trend in the case law suggesting that a preceding vehicle in a rear end collision scenario is not responsible for the happening of the accident.  The cases have suggested that, regardless of the actions taken by the preceding vehicle, the following vehicle is responsible for […]

$25M Settlement for Young Girl Paralyzed by Drunk Driver

New Jersey Injury News — It was 9 years ago, on October 24th 1999, that a 2-year-old girl named Antonia Verni was paralyzed and rendered a quadriplegic as a result of a drunk driving accident. The man behind the wheel, Daniel Lanzaro, who slammed his pick up truck in to the Verni family’s vehicle, had […]

Long Island Father Killed in Fishing Boat Accident

Long Island, New York ( — On Sunday, November 30th, a Long Island man drowned during a father-son fishing trip off Montauk. Marty L. McMillan, 51, was heaving the anchor of his fishing vessel when the rope of the anchor snared his leg, pulling him into the water. His son, Cody McMillan immediately shot flares […]

Landowners’ Liability under New York Law for Conditions on their Property

By Vito A. Cannavo, Esq. New York City, New York  (New York Injury News — New York Injury Lawyers Forum) — Under New York law, a landowner may be liable to a visitor injured on his or her property if a dangerous condition exists that is not open and obvious.  In a case entitled Roros […]