Recent Posts in Car Accidents Category

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 ...
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What You Should Do If You Are Hit by a Drunk Driver in New York City

While the end result of a car accident caused by a drunk driver could be the same as a collision caused by a sober driver, the events leading up to the crash will be quite different. In order to ...
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Why Is It Important to Follow Your Doctor's Instructions After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, it’s important to see your doctor, even if you feel like you haven’t been injured. A thorough examination can rule out any injuries that may manifest later and can ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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What Should You Ask Your Doctor After a Car Accident?

After being involved in a car accident, it is imperative to visit your doctor, even if you only suffered minor injuries. In many cases, symptoms of specific injuries are not immediately apparent and ...
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Is It Better to Settle Your Car Accident Case Out of Court?

Navigating a motor vehicle accident claim can be a difficult and trying process, especially if you do not approach the situation with the assistance of a professional car accident lawyer. Depending on ...
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Who's Responsible in a Self-Driving Car Accident?

As engineering, computers, AI, and other technologies advance, it has become clear that self-driving cars are inevitable. Our personal injury attorneys will be examining who could be held liable if a ...
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How Does No-Fault Insurance Work in NY?

If you have been injured in an accident, you may be able to claim monetary compensation for your damages. How you claim this restitution, however, can depend largely on the type of accident that you ...
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7 Surprising Car Accident Statistics

Agencies such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT) keep detailed records on car accidents, injuries, and ...
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Self-Driving Tesla Causes Fatal Car Accident

Self-driving cars are the future of automobiles, but that future may be much further away than researchers and engineers were originally anticipating. In late June 2016, a fatal car accident in ...
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Teenage Driving Fatality Statistics

Teenage drivers in the United States only make up a small percentage of the total number of motorists on the roads, yet they are involved in a disproportionately high number of car accidents and car ...
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When to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer for Your Claim

After a car accident in New York, thanks to the state’s no-fault car insurance laws, every driver should be guaranteed some sort of recovery through their own insurance carrier. But is that ...
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Ways to Keep Your Teenage Driver Safe

Your teenager has just gotten his or her driver’s license and will soon be cruising around town, enjoying their newfound independence. Not only is this an important milestone in your ...
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The Dangers of Tired Driving

Everyone knows that drunk driving and distracted driving are some of the biggest causes of motor vehicle accidents. But what about tired driving? The dangers of driving while fatigued are often ...
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How You Should Handle a Car Accident with an Uninsured Motorist

New York State is one of the few in the country that actually uses a no-fault insurance system. If you get into a car accident with another person, no matter who is to blame, you need to get coverage ...
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Safely Using Your Navigational GPS Device While Driving

Any driver in New York City can tell you that the Big Apple can be a real mess of traffic during certain hours of the day, such as all of them. Navigational global positioning system (GPS) units and ...
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What to Do After a Car Accident

According to the most recent crash statistics gathered by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, there were close to 305,000 car accidents in New York alone for the year of 2013. You might ...
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Protect Your Family From Underinsured Drivers

If you own and operate any type of vehicle, it may be a good idea to protect yourself from uninsured and underinsured motorists by including sufficient Supplemental Underinsured Motorist and Uninsured ...
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