• Personal Injury FAQ: Concussion Injuries

    In the medical world, a concussion is any brain injury that causes a “disruption or interruption” of normal ...
  • Statistics for Teenage Driving Fatalities

    Teenage drivers in the United States only make up a small percentage of the total number of motorists on the roads, and ...
  • Fatal Self-Driving Tesla Car Accident

    Self-driving cars are the future of automobiles, but that future may be much further away than researchers and engineers ...
  • Car Accident Statistics

    Agencies such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Association for Safe International ...

Blog Posts in 2012

12.27.2012
Attorney MacDonnell Cited for Top Two Bicycle Settlements in NY

The firm is excited to announce that Attorney Robert R. MacDonnell, an aggressive litigator at the Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP, has recently been recognized by New York Law Journal for having the top two bicycle settlements in the state ...

12.04.2012
Bicycle Messenger Receives $1 Million Settlement

On September 25th, 2012 bicycle messenger, Bernabe Herrera-Ferino, was awarded $1,000,000 in a pretrial settlement after he sustained serious injuries to his leg, knee and ankle during a motor vehicle versus bicycle accident. The accident itself ...

06.05.2012
Protect Your Family From Underinsured Drivers

If you own and operate any type of vehicle, it may be a good idea to protect yourself from uninsured and underinsured motorists by including sufficient Supplemental Underinsured Motorist and Uninsured Motorist coverage (SUM/UM) in your policy. In ...

06.04.2012
Fall Injuries in the Workplace

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 605 workers were killed by falling to the same or lower level in 2009—with an additional 212,760 workers being seriously injured for the same reason. The fact remains that falls are one of ...

01.06.2012
PEOPIL - Our Firm's Services to European Visitors

Partner George W. Ilchert now participates in the Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL), an organization created to network with personal injury lawyers throughout Europe and the United States. From a Polish seaman injured in ...

01.05.2012
$1,250,000 Settlement Reached for 81-Year-Old Hit by Bus

Partner Bill Ryan resolved the case of 81-year-old Chung Tsoi in a speedy 15 months from the date of the accident to settlement. The case settled on the eve of jury selection in New York County Supreme Court. Mr Tsoi was struck in the crosswalk by a ...