New York Doles Out $38M For Commuter Rail Accident Settlements

The legal costs for two Metro-North derailments, including one of the deadliest crashes in the commuter railroad’s 33-year history, was more than $38.4 million and is set to climb in the years ahead, a Journal News report has found.   Most of the payouts went to injured passengers…

11-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured In Car Crash In L.I.

An 11-year-old girl was in critical condition after she flung from a car involved in a two-car crash in Long Island on Sunday morning, police said. Two other people, including a nine-year-old were injured in the accident as well.   Iris Hernandez of Bay Shore was driving her…

Glenn Dolan of Morgan Levine Dolan Obtains Another 7 Figure Result

This month, partner Glenn Dolan of Morgan Levine Dolan negotiated a $1,650,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 53-year-old, union bus driver who sustained an exacerbation of prior neck injuries when her bus was hit by a van making an illegal turn across five lanes of traffic.   Our client…

Two Pedestrians Struck, Injured By Out-of-Control Car In Brooklyn

Two pedestrians were injured after a driver in an SUV struck an MTA bus and jumped a sidewalk curb at around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday in Borough Park, according to reports. There was video footage of the incident.   The driver appears to have initially struck the bus before…

Single-Car Collision Leaves 1 Man Dead, 1 Injured In Bronx

Wendell Cheeseboro, 29, of the Bronx was killed in a single-car crash on the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx on Wednesday morning, officials said. His 26-year-old passenger also injured in the incident.   Cheeseboro was driving his 2006 Dodge Charger northbound on the Bruckner Expressway near Hunts Point…

Alleged Drunk Driver Slams Into Car Twice In Long Island

An alleged drunk driver slammed into another vehicle twice on Long Island, according to reports. The incident was recorded by a dash cam video from the struck vehicle.   Linda Spina, 53, of Selden, was allegedly driving while intoxicated along Woodside Avenue in Patchogue when she made a…

Coca-Cola Truck Crashes Into Scaffolding, Killing 1, Injuring 6

One woman was killed and six people were injured after a Coca-Cola truck and a van collided into each other which forced the truck to slam into scaffolding outside of a Bronx apartment building on Monday afternoon, officials said.   The driver of the delivery truck lost control…

Off-Duty Police Officer Saves Two From Burning Bus On L.I. Expressway

An off-duty NYPD officer rescued a bus driver and an aide from a burning school bus that rear-ended a tractor-trailer and burst into flames on the Long Island Expressway on Thursday afternoon, officials said.   Officer Christopher Canale, 33, from Farmingville, was driving on the highway near Manorville…

College Student Killed In Front Of Separate Hit-and-Run Crash In L.I.

Anil John, 17, a Long Island college student and former Islip high school basketball player, was fatally struck by a car when he got out of his own vehicle to check it after a separate hit-and-run crash, officials said.   John pulled over on Crooked Hill Road near…

Pregnant Mom Dies From Fatal Car Crash In Staten Island

A pregnant mom died after being fatally struck by a car on Staten Island, officials said. Shannon Lies, 31, was leaving her job as a waitress at Mike’s Place Diner in Annandale when a car going westbound on Hylan Boulevard hit her at about 11 p.m. on Monday….

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