Tag - New York New Jersey Car Accident Attorneys

Spencerport, NY - Injured Victims Confirmed in Slayton Ave Crash

A Car Accident Can Be Emotionally Devastating For All Involved

Being involved in an automobile accident, even a small one, as a passenger or as a driver is a traumatic and frightening experience. One minute you are minding your own business and the next your life seems like something right out the pages of a Shakespearean tragedy. The worst part is, in the seconds before the crash, you probably realize what is going to happen but you are powerless to do anything about it.  Then, of course, there’s the moment [...]

COVID-19 Pushes New York Legislators to Open Roadways to Pedestrians

Anatomy of a Personal Injury Case

If you are thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit, don’t do anything until you have taken the time to familiarize yourself with the internal workings of a personal injury case. Understanding all the subtleties of your case will increase your odds of seeing it successfully resolved. You will also be able to make an informed decision about which legal option is the best one for you to pursue in your current situation. The Consultation A consultation with a reputable personal injury [...]

Webster, NY - WPD Responds to Collision on Royal Sunset Dr

Handling a Car Accident With an Uninsured Driver

Due to life experience, some people already know what to do when they are involved in a car accident. Aside from seeking medical treatment for any critical injuries and notifying the police and emergency responders, it is common knowledge that insurance information should be exchanged with the other people involved and that you need to touch base with your own insurance company right away. So, what happens when you get into a car crash with a driver that doesn’t [...]

The Three Elements in a New York Premises Liability Case

Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

A posterior cruciate ligament injury is a far less common than an injury to the knee’s more vulnerable counterpart, the anterior cruciate ligament. The posterior cruciate ligament and anterior cruciate ligament connect your femur, also known as your thighbone, to your tibia, or shinbone. Should either ligament be torn, it will cause varying degrees of swelling, pain, and structural instability. Ligaments are tough cords of tissue that connect one bone to another. The cruciate ligaments connect the femur to the [...]

Great Sacandaga, NY - 2 Hospitalized After Snowmobile Accident

Common Knee Injuries Received During Car Accidents

Someone who has been injured in a car accident is susceptible to many types of knee injuries, from simple scrapes and bruises to critical damage to the soft tissue and ligaments. Some knee injuries are more complex than others and might demand long-term medical care or even physical therapy. Anatomy of a Knee The knee is one of the biggest and most intricate joints in the human body. The knee connects the femur (thigh bone) to the tibia (shin bone). The [...]

Great Sacandaga, NY - 2 Hospitalized After Snowmobile Accident

What Happens to Your Brain When You Have Amnesia?

Roughly 3 million Americans are injured in auto accidents every single year. We understand a lot more about the possible serious long-term outcomes of even a mild concussion than we used to. This is due in no small part to scientists and researchers who have been studying traumatic brain injuries much closer than ever before, especially as they relate to car accidents.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, car crashes are the primary cause of traumatic brain injuries that [...]

Study Discovers Seniors Who Are Prone to Falling Also More Likely to Crash

A current research study published by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety exposes an unexpected relationship between senior citizens, failing coordination and auto accidents.  According to the research study “Associations Between Falls and Driving Outcomes in Older Adults” the more often an aging driver falls, the higher the chances that they will also be involved in a car wreck. The relationship between these two factors is unusual but also understandable. Side Effects of a Slip-and-Fall Researchers assert that injuries sustained in a [...]

Determining Liability in a New York Rear-End Collision

Habits of Distracted Drivers

The National Safety Council has recently published the findings of its most recent survey on the most common distracted driving habits of drivers in the United States. A shocking four out of five motorists who participated in the study confessed that they often use their phones to respond to calls and texts from friends and family members while they are driving. In spite of the data that shows that a distracted driver has a 400 percent higher chance of [...]

Determining Liability in a New York Rear-End Collision

What Happens to Your Brain When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

“My brain is fried.” We have all, no doubt, both heard and uttered that phrase many times throughout our lives. Sleep deprivation is not a new phenomenon. Absolutely everybody has at least a few stories about being so exhausted and unable to function. Like that time you put the milk away in the cabinet and the cereal in the fridge, or the time you called your friend freaking out about how you couldn’t find your phone anywhere. Yeah, we’ve [...]

Brake Failure a Common Cause of New York Tractor-Trailer Accidents

The Case of the Hollywood Starlet and Our Federal Trucking Regulations 

Depending on your age, you might remember an actress named Jayne Mansfield or her name at least sounds familiar to you. Whether or not you know who she is, you’re probably curious as to what a 1950’s blond bombshell that took Hollywood by storm has to do with the automobile industry. The answer is…quite a bit. Backstory On June 29,1967, the car in which Jayne Mansfield was riding in smashed into the rear end of a tractor-trailer that had slowed down [...]