Year: 2017


The brand-new Mario M. Cuomo Bridge partially opened to the public early in the morning on Saturday, August 26. For now, only the northbound section of the Thruway will lead drivers to the new bridge, while southbound traffic will continue to use the Tappan Zee Bridge until the fall when it moves over to the […]

Injured Bicyclist

Car accidents can cause devastating injuries and even kill victims in any situation, but they can become even more dangerous when a pedestrian is involved. If you were hit by a car while walking on the sidewalk, using a crosswalk, getting out of your car, or anywhere else, it’s important to know what to do next. Try […]

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., Supporting the Laborers' Local 1010

Members of The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., took some time this past weekend to enjoy the warm weather and support the Laborers’ Local 1010. We enjoyed a great day filled with BBQ, sports and swimming with the union members and their families at Coleman Country Club Day Camp in Merrick, Long Island which hosted the event. […]

Construction Worker

The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) withdrew from their position on the board of the Gateway Program, a nearly $24 billion project to add a second rail underneath the Hudson River on Friday, June 30. The project looks to double the rail capacity between New York and New Jersey, something that will help address […]

bike accident

After two years of decreasing traffic-related pedestrian and cyclist deaths, the reports coming out of the third year of New York City’s Vision Zero initiative show that the number of traffic deaths jumped up in 2016. While the total number of traffic-related deaths in 2016 was the lowest since New York City began recording these figures in […]

Garbage Truck

Early in the fall of 2016, sanitation workers in New York finally received the legal protection they need to keep them safe on the job. New York State joined about a dozen other states when it adopted what’s known as the “Slow Down to Get Around” law. Governor Andrew Cuomo passed Senate Bill 4268 in […]