Nicholas Timko

January 10, 2012

Bike Lanes: Do They Improve Pedestrian Safety?

The improvement of bike lanes on Oriental Boulevard in the Manhattan Beach section of Brooklyn has infuriated local residents, even […]
January 5, 2012

OSHA Violations at Aqueduct

Employers are required to abide by state and federal safety laws to prevent injury and illness to workers. When they […]
January 2, 2012

Who Is Responsible for Sidewalk Safety In New York?

Who maintains the sidewalks in New York City? There are 12,750 miles of sidewalk in the City of New York, […]
December 29, 2011

Building Inspection System Flawed

In our recent post about the elevator accident that took the life of a 41-year old woman in New York […]
December 27, 2011

Doctor Left Baby for Dead, Claims Lawsuit

A medical malpractice lawsuit filed in Tennessee revealed that a doctor left a newborn baby for dead in a plastic bag and […]
December 22, 2011

NTSB Advocates for National Rules on Cell Phone Use

A growing cause of motor vehicle accidents is cell phone use. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), distracted […]
December 20, 2011

Inspection Report May Have Hinted at Elevator Defect

Fatal elevator accidents are uncommon – fewer than 30 in the United States annually. As a result, most of us […]
December 15, 2011

Bike Accident Reveals Difficulty of Getting Information

After their son Mathieu was killed in a hit and run bike accident, the Lefevres journeyed from Canada to Brooklyn […]
December 13, 2011

Fatal Crash Could Mean Both Criminal and Civil Penalties

An upstate New York illustrates that car crashes are not just civil or personal injury matters. A driver from West […]