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The personal injury attorneys at the Law Office of William A. Gallina, PLLC are pleased to provide the following resources for the benefit of Bronx and New York City residents who are seeking information about our laws and legal system, particularly in the areas of motor vehicle accidents, general negligence, medical malpractice, and construction accidents. If you need further information, or if you need advice and representation in a personal injury matter, please contact the Law Office of William A. Gallina, PLLC at 718-892-0400 for a free consultation.
New York City Department of Transportation - reports problems with traffic signs and street lights; keeps abreast of traffic alerts with weekly traffic advisories, oversees road resurfacing and bridge projects, and manages commuting options; offers a number of safety programs.
New York State Department of Transportation - administers public safety programs for trucks; regulates trucks and commercial carriers.
New York Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) - manages vehicle registration, driver licenses, DMV records, road tests, and insurance information.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety - provides information regarding education and research conducted to reduce injuries on the roads.
Advocates for Highway Safety - encourages the adoption of laws and programs that save lives and reduce injuries, advancing highway and auto safety.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - manages rules and regulations, registration, and licensing for commercial motor vehicles such as semi-trucks and tractor-trailers.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - develops highway safety and consumer programs covering driving safety (aggressive driving, distracted driving, impaired driving, etc.) and vehicle safety (airbags, brakes, recalls, and defects).
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety - provides vehicle ratings across a large range of cars, trucks, and SUVs to determine crashworthiness and the top safety picks in the industry.
United States Department of Transportation – provides a safety hot line and a means to file a defect report on cars or buses; provides information about child safety restraints, crash tests, and statistics.
Kelly Blue Book - provides estimate value of your damaged vehicle.
National Safety Council – provides information about accident and injury prevention at work, at home, and in the community with topics such as teen driving, distracted driving, workplace safety, and safety in the home.
Consumer Products Safety Commission - provides information about recalled products and safety reports or warnings of unsafe and dangerous products.
Brain Trauma Foundation - provides information on the best practices for improving the outcome of traumatic brain injury (TBI), educational for medical professionals and lay people.
Brain Injury Association of America - provides help, hope, and healing to individuals living with brain injury and their families; conducts advocacy, education, and research.
New York State Department of Health - provides the means to search for a physician that has been disciplined, a physician's license number, and to file a complaint.
New York State Board of Medicine – provides information on applicable laws, rules and regulations, and license statistics or license requirements for physicians, physician assistants, and special assistants.
New York Department of State - Division of Code Enforcement and Administration (DCEA) oversees fire codes and building codes in building construction and other matters.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – provides information on the standards for safety in the workplace; you may seek enforcement or request training, education, or outreach at your workplace.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - provides information on the latest research and recommendations for the prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses.
Construction Safety Council – provides up-to-date news on OSHA rules; you may enroll in safety courses.
International Code Council - develops codes and standards for the construction of residential and commercial buildings, providing minimum safeguards for safety and fire prevention.
For more information about our firm, contact the personal injury attorneys at the Law Office of William A. Gallina at 718-892-0400 or request a free consultation at our office in the Bronx.