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Be Careful On The Road: Memorial Day 2021

Be Careful On The Road: Memorial Day 2021

| Personal Injury
Around Memorial Day Weekend, alcohol sales usually increase over 25 percent. The unofficial first day of summer is an even bigger drinking holiday than New Year’s Eve. The effects of alcohol, such as slower motor skills and an elevated sense of well-being, help many people relax. But this combination is always dangerous, and often fatal,…Read the article
Seven Common Car Accident Terms You Should Know

Seven Common Car Accident Terms You Should Know

| Personal Injury
The average vehicle collision claim could settle out of court a little over a year after the accident. During these months, you will hear or read many terms you might not be familiar with. Lawyers do their best to speak English instead of Legalese. But no one’s perfect! Regardless of the language we use, our…Read the article
Automotive Software Failure and Car Accidents

Automotive Software Failure and Car Accidents

| Personal Injury
Driverless cars are here, at least to an extent. Most people operate Level 1 or Level 2 autonomous vehicles. Level 1 cars and trucks have some features, such as anti-lock brakes and blind spot sensors, which help them operate their vehicles. Level 2 cars and trucks, like a GM Cruise, have more advanced driver-assist features…Read the article
Who is Liable in a Commercial Vehicle Accident?

Who is Liable in a Commercial Vehicle Accident?

| Personal Injury
At-fault drivers are legally responsible for commercial crash damages. Typically, employers are financially responsible for car crash damages, because of the respondeat superior rule. This legal doctrine holds employers responsible if their employees are negligent. As outlined below, New York law defines these key terms in broad, victim-friendly terms. So, these victims have an additional…Read the article
Are Car Accidents Criminal or Civil Matters?

Are Car Accidents Criminal or Civil Matters?

| Personal Injury
Are Car Accidents Criminal or Civil Matters? Vehicle collisions are usually not “accidents” at all. People do not accidentally drive drunk and run red lights. In fact, some form of human error causes over 90 percent of the car wrecks in New York. For this reason, these incidents could involve criminal liability, civil liability, or…Read the article
Does Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Does Social Media Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

| Personal Injury
This question affects many personal injury cases, as over two-thirds of New Yorkers regularly use social media platforms. As outlined below, Facebook posts and other social media posts and likes could have either a positive or negative impact on your claim for damages. So, if you were hurt in an accident, think before you hit…Read the article
Motorcycle Wrecks in New York: A Closer Look

Motorcycle Wrecks in New York: A Closer Look

| Personal Injury
During the first half of the year, motorcycle crashes are not as common in New York. It’s simply too cold to ride. But when spring arrives, motorcycle crash season is in full swing. The weather is warmer during the second half of the year, so more bikers are on the roads. The seasonal nature of…Read the article
What To Do In A “Hit and Run”

What To Do In A “Hit and Run”

| Personal Injury
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in East Harlem, New York A toddler is dead, and his mother is seriously injured, after a speeding pickup struck them as they crossed the street. The wreck accident occurred near the intersection of 116th Street and First Avenue in East Harlem. A 59-year-old-man, whose name was not released, struck a woman…Read the article
10 Things to Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

10 Things to Do Immediately After an Auto Accident

| Personal Injury
We all hope that we or our loved ones will never be in a serious auto accident, but unfortunately the odds are stacked against us and most drivers will be in some sort of accident while driving at some point in their lives. Whether you are the one at fault or not and whether you…Read the article
5 Steps for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York

5 Steps for Filing a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York

| Personal Injury
If you’ve been the victim of a car accident, you know that the damages usually go beyond needing a few auto repairs. You may sustain injuries that take weeks or even months to recover from, which can impact your career, family, and other obligations. You may even experience psychological or emotional damage. The stress of…Read the article