New York Post: Court Ruling Puts City on the Hook in Dangerous-Streets Suit

Anthony Turturro and his therapy dog. Photo by Helayne Seidman

The city must do a better job fixing dangerous streets or face a slew of big lawsuits, thanks to a ruling by the state’s highest court in the case of a young boy injured in a 2004 crash.

“Concerns about traffic and parking have played too great a role in leaving areas without the necessary changes to make them safer,” crash victim attorney Steve Vaccaro said. “Fear of losing parking spaces is not a valid reason to not fix dangerous streets.”

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