Car Accidents

How Long Will My Car Accident Case Take To Settle in New York?

New York uses a no-fault auto insurance system. For residents of New York, this can be a good thing, as insurers can more easily settle car accident claims when they do not need to determine fault. However, a no-fault policy only shortens the time it takes to settle claims when they do not involve serious… read more

UBER LYFT VIA Injury Lawsuits

Were you or a member of your family injured in a motor vehicle accident while passengers in an Uber, Lyft or Via?  Many people in New York and across the nation utilize rideshare services on a daily basis. It’s simple – you pull out your phone, open the app, and a car is there in… read more

Rear-End Car Accident Injuries and How to Recover

Last year, 31.4% of traffic injuries in the U.S. (594,000 Americans) suffered injuries in rear-end collisions. These car accidents also resulted in over 2,400 deaths. The injuries that result from rear-end collisions follow a predictable pattern. Since a rear-end collision forces your body to whip backward and forward, your neck, back, and head are likely… read more

Is Chiropractic Care Enough For My Car Accident Injuries?

The benefits of chiropractic care are clear for so many satisfied patients. According to the American Chiropractic Association, chiropractors treat an estimated 35 million Americans each year, including many of the one-in-four Americans who seek treatment for neck and back pain.  Since neck and back pain are common symptoms after car accidents, many people may… read more

Admissibility of Police Officer’s Opinions in a Crash Report

Many people believe that a police officer’s determination of whether a driver contributed to the cause of a traffic accident is evidence in a trial. However, a crash report may or may not be admissible in a trial. Furthermore, the police officer’s opinions regarding fault may or may not be admissible. The key is whether… read more

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