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  • “Highly Qualified, Skilled and Caring Lawyers”

    nursing home abuse and neglect

    Thank you, Regina for your kind words!

    “I would recommend Cynthia Maurer to anyone as a highly qualified and skilled lawyer. She is a caring person and I felt at ease and very comfortable with her.”

    - Regina F

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  • Four Pedestrians Injured in School Bus Crash

    Fatal pedestrian knockdown

    On Monday, February 13, 2017 a school bus driver lost control of the empty school bus he was operating. The bus jumped a curb on Third Ave and struck four workers. The workers were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

    Luckily, the four injured workers only suffered minor injuries and the school bus was not filled with children.

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  • Our New Bronx Location is Now Open!

    Our new Bronx office, conveniently located on 656 East Fordham Road is now open. Our dedicated staff has years of experience representing personal injury victims with case types ranging from motor vehicle accidents, to slip and fall and pedestrian knockdown. To learn more about our practice areas click here.

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  • Queens Construction Worker Dies in Tragic Forklift Accident

    Drunk driver crashes

    On Saturday, February 11th a 28 year old construction worker died in a tragic forklift accident. According to officials the young worker had placed the forklift he was operating in neutral and stepped out to load boxes. The forklift began to roll forward and ended up pinning the man against a van. He was transported to an area hospital where he later died of his injuries.

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  • High Wind Warnings Mean Flying Debris in NYC

    A ‘high wind watch’ or ‘high wind warning’ (both issued in NYC Monday, February 13th) should be taken seriously by New Yorkers.  Wind watches or warnings are put into place when wind gusts could potentially (or are expected to) reach 40mph or higher for more than one hour OR when gusts are could potentially (or are expected to) reach 58mph or higher.  

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  • Drunken Driver Strikes and Kills Pedestrian on Bronx Highway

    On Saturday, February 4th a 58-year old man was crossing the Bruckner Expressway when he was struck by a vehicle.

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  • Nissan Altima Recall

    Nissan has issued a recall for over 300,000 2015-2017 Altima Sedans. According to the company the rear door latch/lock cable may malfunction when lowering a rear window, causing the door to inadvertently open. 

    These faulty doors could be extremely dangerous for anyone driving the affected Altima vehicles, especially those with small children, those with animals, and those who travel on highly congested roadways and highways.

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  • Car Crash Claims the Life of a Young Officer

    Our condolences are with the friends, family, and fellow officers of the young East Village officer killed in a horrific car crash this past Wednesday evening.   

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  • Bronx School Safety Agent Injured in Pedestrian Knockdown

    pedestrian knockdown

    On Tuesday, January 24th a 59 year old Bronx man was struck by a vehicle in a Schuylerville intersection shortly after 6am. He was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.

    The driver stayed at the scene, authorities have yet to conclude what caused the collision. We encourage all parents, teachers, and community members to take caution while driving in school zones and to always abide by traffic laws. 

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  • Multiple Fatal Weekend Crashes in New Jersey

    Drunk driver crashes

    Officials have reported multiple unrelated crashes in New Jersey during the week of January 27th resulted in at least six fatalities.

    On Saturday afternoon a crash on the Garden State Parkway resulted in two of the six fatalities. According to authorities a Chevrolet Camaro was stopped in the center lanes of the Parkway. The vehicle’s two occupants were both killed when a GMC SUV struck the vehicle. 

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