Another pedestrian was killed in New York City on Monday. This time, a 77-year old woman was struck and killed by a black livery cab on Madison Avenue and 36th Street. The fatal accident as reported by the New York Times, can be found here. According to statistics posted in the article, at least 20 pedestrians and three cyclists have been killed in traffic accidents and more than 900 pedestrians have been injured so far this year in New York City.
A study by the New York Times that examined New York car accidents in a given year found that as many as one in every five car accidents in New York City involved a taxicab. Of the 70,000 motor vehicle accidents in the city that year, almost 13,000 involved taxicabs.
If you or someone you love has suffered an injury in a taxi cab accident, you may be entitled to compensation. For a free consultation, call (212) 406-1700 or contact us on-line. We will review your case to see if our attorneys may be able to help you secure the compensation you may be entitled.