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What Should a Pedestrian Do After Getting Hit by a Driver for Lyft?

Pedestrian Accidents in New York City When a pedestrian gets hit by a vehicle, there is a good chance that the individual will suffer from some extensive injuries. Pedestrians have rights. When there is no traffic signal at a crosswalk, vehicles are supposed to slow down and give the pedestrian the opportunity to cross the … Continued

Slip and Trip on a Sidewalk: Who is Responsible?

Slip and Fall Accidents in NYC For many New Yorkers, walking to and from your destination is a way of life. A simple walk through your neighborhood or on your way to work can lead to serious injuries if you suffer a slip and fall on a sidewalk. You might think the fall was harmless, … Continued

Can Manufacturers Be at Fault for Motorcycle Accidents?

Motorcycle Accidents That Result From Manufacturing Errors in New York When motorcycle accidents occur, the results are often devastating. Those involved usually end up with serious injuries if they survive the collision. Unfortunately, many motorcyclists do not survive these accidents. While wearing safety gear and taking precautionary measures on the road are both imperative, it … Continued

Types of Evidence to Present in a Personal Injury Case

Evidence in New York Personal Injury Cases When you are injured, collecting evidence to back your case is probably the last thing on your mind. However, evidence is often needed in a personal injury case and it is important to begin collecting it as soon as possible. It is also necessary to consider the types … Continued

Making a Claim for Compensation After Getting Rear-Ended on a Motorcycle

Rear-End Motorcycle Accidents in New York Unfortunately, it is common for motorcyclists to suffer some of the most serious injuries when they are involved in accidents. The injuries are often a lot worse when they are rear-ended by a vehicle that is driving behind them, such as a traditional sedan, van, or even a commercial … Continued

What Happens When a Motorcycle Accident Leads to Paralysis?

Motorcycle Accidents and Paralysis When a motorcyclist is involved in an accident, the injuries sustained are often much worse than injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents. Some injuries cause death while others lead to hospitalization. Although protective gear is often worn by motorcyclists, helmets and jackets cannot provide full protection in the event of an … Continued

How Do I Know If I Have a Personal Injury Claim?

Overview of Personal Injury Almost any type of accident, whether it be a car accident, slip and fall or construction accident, can cause serious injuries and result in a personal injury claim. While some injuries are the result of human error, those that result from third-party negligence can often be catastrophic and life-changing.  For example, … Continued

How to Determine if You Have a Spinal Cord Injury

Overview: Spinal Cord Injuries The spinal cord is an integral part of the central nervous system, operating as a bridge between the brain and the rest of the body. When a spinal cord injury occurs, the consequences can be catastrophic, potentially leading to the inability to control certain limbs. According to the Mayo Clinic, the … Continued

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Road Rage Incident

Mitchell Proner spoke in support of NYC motorcycle riders and called on NY lawmakers and police not to overreact to a highly publicized road rage incident or to let that incident cast all motorcyclists in a bad light.

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Hit and Run

Attorney Mitchell Proner was on hand when the motorist accused of hitting a female jogger on a road in Central Islip appeared in a New York courtroom to answer charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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Ferry Disaster

Attorney Mitchell Proner, an expert on maritime law, spoke about the similarities between the Costa Concordia ferry disaster and the recent Indonesian ferry accident that killed at least 24 people.