Category Archives: Auto Accident
The expert New York personal injury lawyers at Carro, Carro & Mitchell obtained a large settlement on behalf of a client injured in an intersection collision with a New York City Department of Parks and Recreation vehicle.
An Editorial on the Bronx River Parkway Accident – Unsafe Roadways and Tragic Accidents in New York City
The recent tragedy of the Bronx River Parkway accident, which claimed the lives of seven members of the Nuñez family, shows how the failure to maintain and modernize our roadways has a terrible cost in human life.
Many of our roadways in New York City were originally designed and constructed nearly a century ago. They were designed for slower traffic and fewer cars. Some roadways, notably the Bronx River Parkway, the Jackie Robinson Parkway (a/k/a the Interboro) and the Belt Parkway have a reputation for frequent, and fatal accidents. They have some dangerous elements in common: narrow lanes, curves and hills, dangerous entrance and exit ramp design and inadequate, unsafe guardrails and medians.
In this particular Bronx River Parkway accident the Nuñez family’s SUV hit the too-short, poorly-placed curb on the side of the highway, which catapulted the vehicle 60 feet off of the elevated road down into the Bronx Zoo below, claiming the lives of all seven passengers on Sunday, April 28, 2012. Continue reading
A New York Personal Injury Attorney’s Fight for $14.2 Million
New York City: a bustling place with abundant energy and opportunity is unfortunatley not free from tragic accidents. This New York auto accident case involves a young girl and the injuries she sustained from a careless truck driver. Read on for the details of the case, and the auto accident settlement our personal injury attorneys were able to attain for her. Continue reading