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The Role of Comparative Negligence in New York Car Accident Cases

Car accidents can be a traumatic experience, resulting in significant physical, emotional, and financial damages. If you have been involved in a car accident in New York, you may wonder how fault is determined in a car accident case. New York is a comparative negligence state, which means that fault is assigned based on the degree of negligence of each party involved in the accident. In this blog post, we will discuss the role of […]

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Understanding New York’s No-Fault Insurance Laws

New York is one of several states in the United States with no-fault insurance laws. What is no-fault insurance, and what do you need to know if you’ve been injured in a car accident?  What is No-Fault Insurance? No-fault insurance is a type of car insurance that covers medical expenses, lost wages, and other expenses related to a car accident, regardless of who was at fault for the accident. This means that even if you […]

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Distracted Driving: It’s a NY Liability

In New York, distracted driving leads to many accidents every single year. Distracted driving can be caused by a number of things, but, ultimately, it’s simply the driver not paying attention to the road, which causes an accident. These accidents, if you are involved, can lead to injuries. The question is, does a driver’s distraction impact your personal injury case? Read on to find out all you need to know about distracted driving in New […]

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The Hazards of NY Distracted Driving

Traffic accidents claim thousands of lives across the country each year. And distracted driving is a big force behind those accidents. Drivers who are distracted are more likely to be involved in an accident. Despite this, many drivers continue to drive while being distracted, especially with smartphones as such a common accessory. Here’s what you need to know about distracted driving in New York, including what causes it and how to prevent it. What Does […]

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Who Is Liable If You’re Injured in a NY Uber?

Ridesharing apps have changed how people get from place to place. These reasonably-priced, accessible transportation options, such as Lyft and Uber, have also brought something else along with them: Questions about personal injury claims if you’re injured while using one. After all, Uber and Lyft drivers are not immune to accidents on New York streets. The real question is: What can you do if you are involved in an accident in a rideshare? Who is […]

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New York Car Accident Injuries: Your Guide to Getting Compensation

A car accident can be one of the most stressful experiences a person can go through. It’s costly not just because of damage that may be done to your vehicle, but also the harm that can be done to you or any passengers. Medical bills that result from injuries due to car accidents can feel overwhelming, and if you’re unable to work because of your injuries, it can be even worse. If you’re facing mounting […]

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What Kinds of Injuries Should NYers Watch Out for This 4th of July?

People love the 4th of July in the United States. It’s a great time to get together with family and friends to celebrate the country’s independence. It doesn’t hurt that tasty food and fireworks play a major part in the experience, as do a few adult beverages, for some. All of that fun does come at a cost, however. People get hurt quite frequently on this holiday, and they end up in the emergency room […]

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A Minor New York Fender Bender Ends in FedEx Truck Death

Sometimes, a series of unfortunate events can lead to tragedy, as several people in Long Island recently discovered. Two motorists collided in a fender bender on the Long Island Expressway. Both parties stopped and got out of their cars to inspect the damage – one pulled his car over to the exit while the other stopped in the center lane. The man who stopped in the center lane was struck and killed by a FedEx […]

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How St. Patrick’s Day Crash Victims in NY Can Get Compensation

Another St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone, but for some, the day will haunt them for months or years to come. The New York State Police increased their patrols over the holiday to help combat impaired and drunk drivers. Additional patrols and checkpoints were out and about, but that didn’t stop accidents from happening. In fact, a New York woman is in critical condition after her car was struck, and the driver responsible for […]

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New York Car Crashes Happen When You Least Expect It

Car crashes happen – often with severe and devastating consequences. Recently in Queens, a young man lost control of his car and hit a tree, killing three other young people inside. The driver states he hit a pothole and then lost control of the vehicle. Car crashes cannot always be avoided, but there are some things you can do to make driving at night safer – something that will be reflected on your driving record […]

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