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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
Thinking About One Last Road Trip? Keep These Things in Mind

Thinking About One Last Road Trip? Keep These Things in Mind

| Personal Injury
One of the nice things about living in the Tri-State Area is that you are never more than about 200 miles away from something you have never seen before. And, since Old Man Winter is still at least a month away (we’re keeping our fingers crossed on that one), many people are thinking about squeezing…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
Building A Successful Truck Accident Case

Building A Successful Truck Accident Case

| Personal Injury
To obtain compensation for their injuries in large truck collisions, victim/plaintiffs must establish liability by a preponderance of the evidence. To better understand what “more likely than not” really means, imagine two equally-full glasses of water that are side by side. If someone adds one drop of water to the glass on the right, it…Read the article
Legal Responsibility In Large Truck Crashes

Legal Responsibility In Large Truck Crashes

| Personal Injury
Since many trucks weigh thirty times more than most cars, it is no surprise that of the nearly 4,000 people who died in large truck crashes in 2015, over two-thirds of them were passenger vehicle occupants. Large interstate transportation vehicles are not the only problem. Many intra-city vehicles, like dump trucks and garbage trucks, are…Read the article
Truck Accidents In New York

Truck Accidents In New York

| Personal Injury
Many people admire truckers for their determination to deliver their cargo without any excuses. Now, with the rise of autonomous vehicles just beyond the horizon, many truckers are determined to prove that they can stay on the road longer and be more reliable than machines. Unfortunately, this environment creates a need for truck accident lawyers…Read the article
Large Vehicles Have a High Rate of Fatal Rollovers

Large Vehicles Have a High Rate of Fatal Rollovers

| Personal Injury
Many people choose a large vehicle such as an SUV or pickup truck because of the inherent safety advantages over a smaller car. It has been proven that driving a larger vehicle is safer (for the occupants of the larger vehicle) during an impact, especially when considering the fact that with every 1,000 pounds in…Read the article