Car Accidents

What Happens If Your Insurance Claim is Denied?

After a car accident, you may expect that insurance will cover property damage. Without the benefit of insurance, medical expenses following a catastrophic event like a motorcycle crash or being hit while walking can be costly. In the unfortunate event that you or someone you know was injured on your property, it’s comforting to know… read more

Eight Types of Pregnancy Injuries from a Car Accident

Vehicular collisions are frightening for everyone. But a car accident is an especially terrifying prospect for expectant mothers. Besides the possibility of being injured themselves, their growing fetus can also suffer injuries.   If you are pregnant and have been involved in a car crash, seek medical care immediately. In the case of a serious accident,… read more

How Tailgating Causes Accidents and How to Stop It

You know tailgating when you see it, and the other driver’s eyes in your rearview mirrors. Following closely behind another car, tailgating increases the risk of a rear-end collision. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), rear-end collisions are the most common kind of car accident. Studies have shown that driver attributes influence… read more

Secrets & Strategies of GEICO Claims Adjusters: Uncovered

If you have seen any advertisements in the past decade, you are probably aware of GEICO’s numerous ad campaigns. They have one of the biggest advertising budgets of any U.S. corporation. Their name stands for “Government Employees Insurance Company,” and they are currently the second-largest auto insurance provider in the United States.  They boast over… read more

All About Back and Neck Injuries From Rear-end Collisions

There are many different types of motor vehicle accidents. Traffic accidents can cause catastrophic injuries and fatalities, including head-on accidents, side-impact crashes, and rear-end collisions. However, a rear-end crash has a high chance of causing neck and back injuries.  How Do Rear-End Collisions Cause Neck and Back Injuries? Rear-end collisions are the most common type… read more

What Does a “Salvage Title” Mean in New York?

If a vehicle has undergone severe damage, the salvage vehicle law in New York requires that the Department of Motor Vehicles inspect the vehicle before a new certificate of title can be issued. If your vehicle was damaged in a car accident, it is essential that you understand the process for a salvage title. If… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do To Serve Papers?

When an individual decides to take legal action against another party – like filing a personal injury lawsuit for damages after a car accident – they are required to serve notice of the lawsuit to the defendant. Often this is arranged by their lawyer and carried out by a process server.  A process server is… read more

What Happens When You are at Fault for a Car Accident?

When you are at fault for a car accident in New York, you could be financially liable for the damages caused by the accident. What does that mean? It means that an accident victim can sue you for financial damages and non-economic damages. However, you can fight back. If you feel that you did not… read more

What Should I Do If Someone Sues Me After a Car Accident in New York

Being involved in a car accident is stressful. You must deal with the property damage to your vehicle. If you were injured, you must deal with the injury, missed time from work, and an insurance claim.  However, being sued after a car accident in New York raises the stress level much higher. You must now… read more

New York Car and Booster Seat Laws

Statistically, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among children in the United States, at approximately 20%. This statistic is greatly reduced when parents use an appropriate child safety car or booster seat to restrain a child within the vehicle when it is in motion. New York law requires that every child under… read more