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Important Information for Victims of NYC Taxi Cab Accidents
Since taxi cabs comprise a significant portion of the busy traffic in New York City, accidents involving them are quite common. Some drivers are employed by a taxi company, while some taxis are independently owned, which makes it difficult to ...
What You Need to Know About NY Dog Bite Cases
In New York, the owner or custodian of a “dangerous dog” is liable for medical costs of any injuries the dog causes to a person, a companion animal, or livestock. A dangerous dog is considered on that attacks and injures someone or ...
Wintertime Injury Hazards To Be Aware Of
As the days and nights become significantly colder in New York, you may anticipate your favorite holidays, winter sports, and the lovely snowfall. However, the winter season is also associated with a higher rate of accidents and injuries related to ...
Who Can Be Held Responsible for a Construction Accident?
According to New York’s workplace safety laws, construction site owners and contractors are obligated to abide by various safety regulations to avoid construction accidents and injuries. Keep in mind, these laws do not limit the injured worker ...
Common Driving Habits That Can Cause Car Accidents
Safe driving requires care and focus. But when we do it so often, we can become overconfident and develop bad habits. Dangerous driving behavior can result in devastating collisions, injuries, and fatalities on the road. The following are several bad ...
How Big of a Problem Is Drug & Alcohol Use Among Truckers?
We all should avoid driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, but the problem is especially troublesome when it comes to commercial truck drivers. Due to the stress associated with their jobs and the long hours needed to haul tens of thousands ...
Ways That Truck Accidents Are Different From Car Accidents
All motor vehicle accidents are not created equal. But whether you are involved in a car or truck accident, it is imperative to obtain experienced legal representation from a qualified personal injury attorney to recover your entitled compensation. ...
Common Causes of Car Accidents
Car accidents can be one of the most overwhelming, frightening and stressful experiences a person could experience in life, especially if it results in substantial damage and severe injuries. What makes these type of situations complicated and highly ...
When Should You Talk to a Lawyer About Your Personal Injury
Many people choose to hire an attorney after they’ve been involved in a car accident that results in personal injury and monetary losses. However, you can file a personal injury claim against an insurance provider on your own—especially ...
Why Do Truck Tires Explode?
Semi-trucks are dependent on their tires to work properly perhaps more than any other vehicles on the road. With as many as 18 wheels rolling along simultaneously, big rigs are also the most prone to a blowout. While they may be able to survive and ...
Aviation Accident Lawsuit Basics
If you have been involved in an aviation accident, especially one involving a commercial airline, any lawsuits that follow will be complex. Aviation accidents can be caused by one of hundreds or even thousands of factors, so determining the cause, ...
Are Hands-Free Devices Really Safer?
Back in 2013, the laws in New York changed dramatically to attempt to curb one of the fastest-growing threats to drivers: accidents caused by cell phone use. On July 26, 2013, using a cell phone in any capacity while driving became a moving ...
How to Determine the Cause of Aviation Accidents
Aviation and air travel have become as commonplace in our society as other methods of transportation before it, such as the locomotive or the steam-powered passenger ship. However, unlike these other methods of transportation, air travel provides ...
What New York City Bicycle Accident Statistics Reveal
When Mayor de Blasio adopted a Vision Zero Initiative plan for New York City, the goal was not only to prevent all pedestrian deaths through accident awareness and improved road conditions, but to also protect bicyclists in the city. Distracted ...
Dram Shop Laws: Can You Hold a Bar Accountable in New York?
Dram shop laws place liability on establishments, such as bars, that sell alcohol to visibly intoxicated individuals. If a business is found to have sold alcohol to a person who was intoxicated at the time of the sale, they can also be held ...
Pedestrian Accidents in NYC: Common Causes & Prevention
The Vision Zero Initiative plan for New York City adopted by Mayor de Blasio is designed to eventually bring all pedestrian accidents and fatalities down to zero in one year. It was first approved after it became clear that pedestrian accidents were ...
Is It Better to Settle Your Car Accident Case Outside of Court?
Many lawsuits for car accidents settle well before they reach court, and most claims are resolved before a lawsuit is actually filed. Many people are unaware of settlement as an option and believe a lengthy court battle is the only option for their ...
Commercial Truck Crashes vs. Car Accidents: Key Differences
Both truck and car accidents can wreak havoc, and leave those involved injured or even dead. If you have been involved in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you deserve compensation. There are key differences between these types ...
Risks of Overloaded & Improperly Loaded Trucks
One of the most common causes of truck accidents is overloaded and improperly loaded cargo. Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) details the specific, legal weight limits, truckers and trucking companies continue to ...
How Much Is Your Truck Accident Case Worth?
Determining the worth of any truck accident case is often tough since there are a wide array of variables involved. No two truck accidents are alike. Furthermore, because truck drivers are working for a company, the insurance policy will be different ...
Tips for Settling a Car Accident Claim
When you are involved in a car accident that is not your fault, you may need to file a personal injury claim in order to recover financial compensation to cover your medical bills, loss of income, as well as non-economic damages such as pain and ...
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