The New York Personal Injury Blog

March 2014 Archives

Citi Bike Slammed with $15M Injury Suit

A Connecticut man and his wife are suing New York City and Citi Bike's private operator for the serious injuries he sustained after a Citi Bike accident.

Ronald Corwin, 73, alleges he suffered traumatic nerve palsy after the bike he was riding on struck a low barrier installed next to the docking station and caused him to flip over, according to the New York Daily News.

Corwin has accused the city and the private operator of negligence in installing the barrier and is seeking $15 million in damages.

Truck Arrives With Damaged Goods: Whom to Sue?

If a delivery truck carrying your package arrives with damaged goods, who can you sue?

While the delivery truck driver may have mishandled your package, the transport company could also be liable if it didn't properly train the driver. The seller could also be liable if he or she didn't properly pack your goods.

How can these potential defendants be liable for damaged packages?