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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 [...]

Loaded Vs Unloaded Makes a Difference in New York 18-Wheeler Accidents

Trucking Accidents & Employer Negligence

There are numerous ways in which an accident involving a tractor-trailer could be caused, but the majority of those reasons begin with the carelessness or negligence of the driver’s employer.  Accidents in which tractor-trailer are involved are very serious, even more so than accidents involving other kinds of vehicles due to the impressive weight and size of these trucks. The other drivers, pedestrians, and passengers in these collisions usually endure injuries that are both painful and critical in nature. When [...]

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 [...]

Midwood, NY - Cyclist Critically Injured in Crash

Bicycle Safety in New Jersey

Although riding a bike offers riders much-needed cardio exercise as well as alternative transportation that is better for the environment, it offers very little protection should the rider be involved in a car accident. Usually, this results in bike accident victims undergoing severe injuries that can cause life-long disabilities or even death. If you have been injured in a bike accident that was caused by someone else’s carelessness, you might be entitled to financial compensation for your hospital bills, lost [...]

Slipping and Falling in Icy Parking Lots

Winter-Time Dangers: The Slip and Fall

Winter is coming. The dark, cold months are nearly upon us and cold weather precipitation brings with it icy, slick surfaces that could be very hazardous if the appropriate precautions are not taken. In the state of New Jersey, property owners are legally obligated to keep their property clear of dangerous conditions, including ice and snow. If you sustain an injury during a slip and fall accident this winter, it is imperative that you receive prompt medical attention. Even though [...]

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 [...]

Halloween Safety Tips From a Personal Injury Standpoint

Halloween Safety Tips From a Personal Injury Standpoint

It will be here sooner than you think.  In just a few weeks, droves of children will be pounding the pavement and flocking through their neighborhood and yours in all their ax-wielding, mask-wearing, blood-soaked glory to charm you out of every single one of your mini Snickers bars. The last thing that anyone wants is the misfortune of an accident. By practicing basic safety protocols, you will be able to make sure that nothing is able to harm your family [...]