Car Accidents

Who Is at Fault for a Multi-Vehicle Accident?

Determining fault in a multi-vehicle car accident can be complicated. That said, if the accident involves injuries or property damage, it’s important to know who was responsible.  New York is a no-fault state, which means that each party in an accident makes a claim to their own insurance company for their losses after an accident…. read more

The Deadliest Highway Stretches in New York

Driving in New York may not be as dangerous as you think. New York saw 1,157 traffic fatalities in a recent year. While this seems like a significant number, the overall fatality rate, expressed as the number of deaths per 100,000 people, was only 5.8.  This is significantly lower than the states with the highest… read more

What New York Cities Have the Most Car Accidents?

New York City is famous for many things. On the plus side, it is home to Broadway and the Empire State Building. Negatively, though, many people consider it one of the most dangerous places in the United States to drive. Is that an accurate assessment? And if it isn’t, what New York cities are the… read more

How Long Does It Take State Farm to Settle Claims in New York City?

An accident can leave you in pain, shock, and financial difficulty. Medical bills are coming in just when you find yourself missing work because of your injuries. More than anything else, you can’t understand why it’s taking so long.  You need compensation to move forward, but if you settle too soon, you could end up… read more

What Does a Car Accident Lawyer Do in New York City? 

A car accident lawyer helps injured victims seek compensation for the losses caused by the other driver’s careless or negligent actions. These losses may include medical bills, property damage, and other unexpected costs.  If you were injured in a car accident and someone else was responsible, an NYC car accident attorney can help you seek… read more

Car Accidents Caused By Brake Checking In New York

New York City is a densely populated city with thousands of cars on its streets daily. This density of traffic can lead to a great deal of traffic accidents, including those caused by brake checking. Brake checking is a dangerous practice that can lead to severe injuries.  Understanding the practice of brake checking and the… read more

Secrets of Accident Claims Against GEICO REVEALED

Have you ever found yourself in a car crash? If so, you’re likely familiar with GEICO. That’s right, the insurance company with those quirky commercials featuring the gecko and cavemen. They’re known for offering savings on car insurance, but there’s another side to them regarding accidents and claims. There are some things GEICO might not… read more

Right-of-Way Laws in New York

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?

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?

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