Gothamist: “Kindergartner Seriously Injured After Car Hits Her In Queens Crosswalk”

Gothamist covers the crash that injured Chumli Mendoza and her mother Carmen Cuapio as they crossed Northern Boulevard to school in Jackson Heights. Vaccaro & White had the police report amended to accurately reflect that both mother and child were seriously injured to ensure that no-fault medical coverage was available. A 6-year-old girl was seriously […]

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.  […]

Bike Mechanics’ Bash at 169 Bar (Which Adam White Helped a Client Launch!)

Great to see the mechanics and staff from Adeline Adeline, Rolling Orange 718 Cyclery, Ride Brooklyn and BikeYard  at Vaccaro & White’s Third Annual Bike Mechanic’s Appreciation Day last Friday.  Did you know that the owner of 169 Bar is a former client of Adam White?  Hear 169 Bar owner Charles Hanson explain how good […]