Columbia Spectator: No charges for cab driver who killed Cooper Stock

The Columbia Spectator interviewed pedestrian crash lawyer Steve Vaccaro regarding the District Attorney’s decision to not prosecute the cab driver who killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock. The taxi driver who hit and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock in January will not be criminally charged and instead receive a ticket and fine, Stock’s mother Dana Lerner said she […]

Vaccaro and White Win Motion Compelling City to Produce Road Design Documents

Judge Baynes of Kings County Supreme Court today ordered the City to produce documents concerning the design of Adams Street between Johnson and Joralemon, in a case brought by a cyclist who was seriously injured when he struck a depression in the Adams Street bike lane caused by the weight of stopping buses. For the plaintiff, Steve Vaccaro argued that the City negligently designed the roadway by installing a bike lane adjacent to a bus stop without a concrete bus pad that would prevent depressions from forming.

TLC: Cab Driver Who Struck V&W Client Was Reckless

Our client, while walking in the crosswalk with the right of way, was struck by a turning cab driver and seriously injured. She brought a complaint at the Taxi & Limousine Commission.  The Administrative Law Judge found that the driver had behaved recklessly, by failing to yield to her and an entire group of pedestrians.  […]