On November 9, 2009 Vincent Taurone was a front seat passenger in a minivan on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua. After his vehicle stopped because of a deer carcass in the roadway, another car smashed into the rear of the minivan propelling it 35 feet forward.

Saw Mill River Parkway northbound at Readers Digest Road (exit 33) in Chappaqua. The Saw Mill indeed has a few traffic signals, as does quite a few other New York state parkways. If you look closer, these signals have backplates, which doesn't appear too often in the state. Saw Mill River

Back in 1999, when Aleksander Janda was hired by ABC Construction Corp. as an asbestos removal worker, he was a Polish immigrant in the U.S. on an expired tourist visa.

Under federal law, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 ("IRCA"),  it’s illegal to hire someone who’s not legally authorized to work in the U.S.

The defendants admitted that they caused the car accident on August 9, 2005 when Fred Nesci’s car was totaled after it was rear ended by their SUV.

Rear end collision damage:

Fred and his passenger (his wife Valerie) claimed serious injuries but the defense insisted on a damages trial arguing that the injuries were not

Defendants routinely and successfully argue in back and neck injury cases that  plaintiff’s injuries pre-existed an accident and no pain and suffering damages should be awarded (even if defendant is found to have caused the new accident). There’s merit to the argument but it’s not as simple as I’ve implied.

Under New York law, a