Evolution of Motorcycle Safety

Take a look at the evolution of motorcycle safety. A lot has changed in terms of motorcycle safety in order to protect bikers and others involved in a motorcycle accident. 1928 – The classic American Perfecto motorcycle jacket invented by Irving Schott 1935 – Hugh Cairns begins research that would lead to the development of the… read more

Construction Workers at a Higher Risk for Accidents

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Not long ago a Queens construction worker died  when he fell through a floor and struck his head on a steel girder.  The 42-year-old worker was rushed to the hospital but sadly died shortly afterward from his injuries. According to the American Public Health Association, almost all construction workers will… read more

Dangerous and Defective Products Exploding E-Cigarettes

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Back in the day, an exploding cigar in a comedian’s mouth would have the audience rolling in the aisles.  However, when an electronic cigarette blew up in a Florida man’s face  recently, it was no laughing matter.  The e-cigarette explosion left the victim with severe burns, two missing front teeth,… read more

Pedestrians and Out of Control Vehicles Equal Serious Injuries

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Three teenage girls walking to school, suffered devastating injuries  when an SUV crashed into them.  The driver, who was driving his own child to school hit the accelerator instead of the brakes and plowed into the three unsuspecting teens.  The girls were rescued and rushed to the hospital to tend… read more

Has a Traumatic Brain Injury Changed Your Life

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP After a 13 year struggle with a traumatic brain injury, 31-year-old Bryan Drumm passed away in his sleep.  Bryan was a friendly, conscientiousness, hard-working and well-liked young man with many friends.  He held down two jobs but always had time for friends, family, and school. On April 15, 2000 Bryan’s… read more

Beware of Staged Auto Accidents in New York

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP In May of this year, the state of New York indicted eight people for staged auto accident conspiracy.  According to the indictment, the defendants staged auto accidents and later falsely claimed physical injuries as a result of the accidents. According to the charges, from March 2009 through July 2011, the… read more

Texting and Driving Can Equal Disaster

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP New York is cracking down on texting and driving. The police are now on alert for people driving while texting and using electronic devices. And for good reason, because: • Engaging in texting while driving increases the risk of getting into a crash by three times. • Sending or receiving… read more

Suffolk County Personal Injury Lawyers Talk About the High Price of Drunk Driving

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP On July 26th a 17-year-old boy who had been drinking with friends decided to get behind the wheel of an automobile and drive home.  Sadly, he ended up in a head-on collision with another vehicle  and lost his life, but also killed a father of two. Despite repeated pleas from… read more

will wearable computers be another device that contributes to distracted driving

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP While the new wearable computer known as Google Glass is still a bit of a novelty, industry experts are predicting by 2020 the Glass or similar devices will be as commAlready, West Virginia and Delaware lawmakers are introducing bills that would ban wearable computers while operating a motor vehicle.  New… read more

Motorcycle Accidents in New York Can Be Deadly

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP All motor vehicle accidents have the potential of causing fatal injuries.  However, motorcycle accidents are among the worst.  For motorcyclists, the roads are dangerous—other drivers don’t see you, they make left turns in front of you and often violate your right of way.  All of which can result in serious… read more

What Often Lies Behind Nursing Home Abuse

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Nursing Home Abuse:Neglect A 2011 study conducted by the New York Office for the Aging and Cornell University estimated that nursing home abuse rates were 24 times higher than what was reported to authorities. The study revealed that in 2011, approximately 260,000 New York residents over the age of 65… read more

Car Accidents and Cameras Can They Help Your Case

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP With more and more actions today being caught on film ― whether a cell phone video, traffic camera or dash camera ― you can often fight the “your word against mine” arguments in accident cases. You may not realize it, but New York has hundreds of traffic cameras. The Long… read more

Dot Restrictions On the Car Smart Phone Convergence

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP The more appealing and sophisticated high technology becomes, the more auto manufacturers want to incorporate it into vehicles. Enhanced communication, entertainment systems and navigation devices are features that sell cars. MirrorLink has developed car entertainment systems and smartphones with downloadable software for screens that face drivers. MirrorLink’s technology “connects a… read more

why you should hire a car accident lawyer in a multiple car accident case

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP In a multiple car accident there can be pile ups where a number of cars crash into another. An extreme example is an accident reported by MSN news where 35 cars piled up on the Long Island Expressway toward the end of December in 2012. The multiple vehicle accident killed… read more

Skateboarding Accidents and the Importance of Helmet Safety

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Traumatic brain injury (TBI) — compensation and recovery Arielle Budnick, an 18-year-old Queens resident has a message for other teens  “Wear a helmet.”  Budnick was injured in a Memorial Day skateboarding accident, and suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI). Budnick, now fully recovered after several surgeries and months of physical rehabilitation,… read more

Warning New York Cracks Down On Texting and Driving

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Recently, Governor Cuomo announced the state would be cracking down on New Yorkers driving and texting.  The new regulations have increased the penalty from three to five points off your driver’s license if you are caught and ticketed. But the governor didn’t stop there.  He is proposing new legislation that… read more

Long Island Personal Injury Lawyer Talks About Preventing Underride Accidents

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Preventing Underride Accidents Underride is a type of vehicle accident where a car rear ends a large truck and the impact causes the top of the car to ride underneath the body of the truck. The greatest danger in this type of accident is head trauma or decapitation. Consequently, many… read more

What You Should Know About Work Zone Accidents

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP When entering a work zone, drivers need to slow down and be alert to take precautions. Road crews post signs to warn about work zones well in advance. Yet, some drivers speed ahead to pass other drivers and merge into a single lane at the last moment. Others get impatient… read more

customer inadvertently protected against bizarre rental car accident

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Car accidents occur under a multitude of different circumstances, but in this particular instance you could say the rental car company employee “took the bullet” (so to speak) for the customer. According to the Eagle Tribune, the employee was retrieving a van from the rental parking lot to bring to… read more

Announcing Our New Spanish Language Website

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Suffolk County, Long Island Personal Injury Law Firm Launches Spanish Language Website With our longstanding relationship and deep-rooted ties in the Latino community, Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP is pleased to announce our new Spanish language personal injury website abogadodelongisland.com The growing cultural diversity on Long Island has prompted us to… read more

What Factors Have Reduced Teen Traffic Accident Deaths And Injuries

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Whenever an accident trend drops, we want to find out why and reinforce the successful measures that made a difference. Such is the case with teenage accident injuries and deaths, which are significantly less over the past three decades. By analyzing the causes of accidents, authorities can be more effective… read more

What Are Driving Accident Trends for Americas Most at Risk Age Group

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP According to the New York State Department of Health, the top cause of unintentional teenage deaths and hospitalizations for those between the ages of 15 and 19 is motor vehicle accidents. When are teens most at risk for serious injury? They are most at risk when another teenager is driving…. read more

Suffolk County Long Island Personal Injury Attorneys

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP The Rosenberg & Gluck founding partners, Ted Rosenberg and Michael Gluck have each practiced law for 30 years or more. During the course of our practice, we have recovered millions of dollars for our clients. However, some of our most memorable moments consist of the gratitude our clients have expressed… read more

The Ultimate in New Distractions That Can Lead to Personal Injury

Author: Rosenberg & Gluck, LLP Distraction can be a factor in many types of accidents. In New York, courts reduce your ability to recover compensation based on your fault or negligence in causing your own injury. Comparative negligence law is the basis for this ruling, but you still have the right to recover damages, even… read more