Right-of-Way Laws in New York
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | August 4, 2023 | Car Accidents
Like any other state in the country, New York has its own particular set of statutes that govern the ownership and operation of motor vehicles within its jurisdiction. These statutes, collectively known as the state’s Vehicle and Traffic laws, are sometimes informally referred to as New York’s “rules of the road.” Many of these rules… read more
How Long After a Car Accident Can You File a Police Report in Brooklyn?
Craig Rosenbaum | July 21, 2023 | Car Accidents
Most car accidents in NYC must be reported to the DMV and/or the police. Even if your car crash does not meet the requirements, you must remain at the accident scene and exchange information with the other driver involved in the crash. Promptly reporting a car accident is generally in your best interest because you… read more
If I Am Hit by an Uber Driver in NYC, Whom Can I Sue?
Craig Rosenbaum | May 9, 2023 | Car Accidents
No one expects to be injured in an accident – let alone while walking down the street or sidewalk. Unfortunately, pedestrian-involved automobile accidents happen all too often, and the resulting injuries can be devastating. Being involved in any kind of auto accident can have serious physical, mental, and financial consequences that last for years afterward… read more
How Long Should I Wait Before Going to a Chiropractor After a Car Accident in NYC?
Craig Rosenbaum | April 24, 2023 | Car Accidents
Seeing a chiropractor shortly after a car accident in NYC can help to alleviate symptoms of injuries quickly after a car crash. Chiropractic care can also prevent car accident injuries from developing into a more serious medical condition. However, you should always check in with a medical doctor first after an NYC accident — especially… read more
Safest Electric Cars To Drive in 2023
Craig Rosenbaum | February 28, 2023 | Car Accidents
Before any electric vehicle can hit showrooms, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tests and analyzes these cars. Currently, the Vehicle Research and Test Center performs many safety studies to help rule out defects, security issues, and other hazards that could endanger occupants and other motorists. Both electric and gasoline-powered vehicles are assigned an… read more
Will You Go To Jail After a Fatal Car Accident in NYC?
Craig Rosenbaum | February 22, 2023 | Car Accidents
Sadly, fatal car accidents are common occurrences in New York City. It’s an unfortunate experience for everyone involved, and it often brings up questions concerning criminal penalties. The law can be complex and intimidating regarding fatal car accidents in NYC. You may be wondering if you will go to jail and what other consequences you… read more
The Effects of Airbag Deployment in Your NYC Car Accident Claim
Craig Rosenbaum | January 17, 2023 | Car Accidents
Airbags undoubtedly have helped save many lives since they were invented. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that airbags have saved over 50,000 lives since they were invented. For this reason, front-end airbags are standard in passenger vehicles. Many models also feature side airbags. However, some situations interfere with how effective airbags… read more
The Dangers of Driving with Loud Music Around New York
Craig Rosenbaum | January 3, 2023 | Car Accidents
Music may be your favorite driving buddy, whether you’re taking a cross-country road trip or just hitting your daily commute. It makes traffic seem more bearable, makes the time go faster, and gives you the little bit of jam you need in your day. And what’s more fun than cranking the tunes up and rocking… read more
Is It Possible To File a Claim Without a Police Report in New York?
Craig Rosenbaum | December 11, 2022 | Car Accidents
Can you file an insurance claim without a police report? Yes, it is possible to file either a personal injury claim or a property damage claim after a New York car accident, even without a police report. Nevertheless, it is much more difficult to win your claim without a police report. New York’s Motor Vehicle… read more
FAQs: Car Accident Reports in New York
Rosenbaum & Rosenbaum, P.C. | December 9, 2022 | Car Accidents
No one plans on getting into a car accident. However, if you are ever in this situation, it is good to know the laws surrounding accident reports and the next steps you will need to take to protect your rights. Our experienced NYC car accident lawyers have prepared a list of frequently asked questions about… read more