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Seeking Damages after a Hit-and-Run Collision

Seeking Damages after a Hit-and-Run Collision

Every year, more than 3-million people are injured in motor vehicle accidents across the United States each year. Sadly, more than 682,000 collisions are hit-and-run accidents. Being involved in a collision under any circumstance can be devastating. Learning that the person who caused your injuries fled the scene of the accident can make the entire situation even more overwhelming. Although you may feel hopeless and helpless, there are still ways for you to collect compensation to alleviate the financial burdens [...]

How to Handle New York's Aggressive Drivers

How to Handle New York’s Aggressive Drivers

It is a widely known and accepted fact that driving in New York City is difficult, and there is plenty of data designate Brooklyn as the toughest place in New York City to operate any kind of motor vehicle. From March 2014 to April 2015, Brooklyn played host to 28 percent of all traffic accents that took place in New York City, second only to the borough of Queens which clocked in with 29.5 percent. The island of Manhattan [...]

The Four Seasons of Personal Injury

The Four Seasons of Personal Injury

One of the most exceptional things about the state of New York is the major differences between the seasons. As the weather patterns and temperatures fluctuate throughout the year, so will the pursuits in which you choose to engage.  Also increasing are the chances of specific kinds of injuries and accidents taking place. Although there are accidents that could occur at any time throughout the year, some dangers often exhibit a higher likelihood of happening during specific seasons. What Are Common [...]

Hudson Yards, NY - Workers Injured in Scaffolding Collapse

Who is Liable When You Slip In An Icy Parking Lot

Reasonable Duty of Care  In New York and the larger tri-state area, property owners and maintenance staff have a duty of reasonable care to ensure that their premises are safe for visitors. This is especially true in areas that are open to the public. The harsh New York winters can mean that landlords and their employees have a duty to maintain parking lots and sidewalks and keep them free of ice and snow, allowing the public to safely travel on [...]

How FMCSA Regulations Impact Your Truck Accident Case

How FMCSA Regulations Impact Your Truck Accident Case

If you have suffered any kind of injury as the result of an accident where a commercial vehicle such as a 18-wheeler was involved, you might be eligible to claim financial compensation from the at-fault trucking company or trucker who was liable for causing the accident. In order to have a successful outcome to your personal injury case, you might be required to establish that the trucking company or truck driver was careless in some way and that this [...]

Brooklyn, NY - 1 Hospitalized After Bus Accident

Bus Safety in New Jersey

Reports published by the National Safety Council, buses are the safest method of transportation for children. Every day, millions of students across the country climb on board school buses to travel to and from school. These vehicles are designed with safety in mind. From their oversized structure, bright yellow color, large mirrors, flashing lights, and belting methods, families know their children can make it to school and back without worry. In addition to having a structured and secure design, each [...]

New York's Distracted Driving Dilemma

New York’s Distracted Driving Laws

Distracted driving has become an ever-growing threat to drivers in New York. Due mostly to the huge advancements that have been made by cellular technology, New York drivers are in more and more peril each day on its roadways.  According to a recent study done by the United States Department of Transportation, just glimpsing at your phone for a few seconds while driving at a speed of 55 miles per hour is equivalent to driving an entire length of a [...]

Tractor-Trailer Safety Laws

Tractor-Trailer Safety Laws

In 2001, the United States government instituted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in an effort to help supervise the commercial truck industry and to enhance the safety of the commercial shipping vehicle throughout the country. Most tractor-trailer drivers along with the trucking companies that hire them, however, routinely ignore this system of safe practices in an attempt to cut corners and protect their bottom line. Sadly, neglecting to adhere to these safety directives will most assuredly give way [...]

What is Involved in Reporting an Auto Accident? 

What is Involved in Reporting an Auto Accident? 

If you have been involved in an auto accident in the state of New Jersey, you might not be sure of how to go about reporting it properly. If your auto accident resulted in damage to property that has been valued at more than $1000, death, or injury to another person then you only have ten days in which to notify the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission of the incident. Failing to notify them can result in the suspension [...]

Morris Co, NJ - Injury Accident on I-80

Failure to Wear Your Seatbelt and Your Personal Injury Claim

In 1968 a federal law went into effect ordering all vehicles to come outfitted with seat belts. From that time on, seatbelts have been a ubiquitous safety feature that is mandatory in every single car. The advantages of wearing a seat belt are so copious, in fact, that most states have made forgetting to use one a crime deserving of at least a citation, a fine, and a shaming talk.  If you have been hurt in a car collision for [...]