Car Accidents

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

How to Obtain a Car Accident Report in New York City

If you have been in a car accident in New York City, there are several ways you can easily get a copy of the police accident report that was made.  Accident reports are valuable documents as they preserve valuable information and details related to your car accident, which can be helpful if you decide to… read more

Is it a Mistake to Admit Fault After a Car Accident?

The moments after a car accident are chaotic. You could be suffering from intense physical pain. Even if you were not injured, you could be in shock, making it impossible for you to think clearly and rationally.  Regardless of your condition, admitting fault after a car accident is never recommended. If you admit that you… read more

Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in New York?

Every state in the country is responsible for passing laws designed to keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe on the nation’s roads. One thing many people are curious about when it comes to driving is whether or not it is legal to drive barefoot. While the answer to this question differs from state to state,… read more

Can Fault Be Determined by Car Accident Damage?

A Forbes magazine report states you can expect to be involved in a car accident almost once every eight years. With congested New York City streets, though, it’s likely you’ll experience car crashes on a more frequent basis.  When car accidents do occur, determining who was at fault is important, especially when serious injuries are… read more

Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in New York City

The smartphone is joining the automobile as a central technology in the American way of life. Unfortunately, as these two ways of life overlap on the roads of New York, there are dangerous consequences. Distracted driving – and using a cell phone behind the wheel, in particular, has caused a huge increase in the number… read more

Pursuing compensation after a motor vehicle accident in New York

As the most populous city in the country, New York City inevitably has thousands of car accidents each year. Fortunately, most of these car accidents are so-called “fender benders,” and those involved – drivers and passengers – are able to walk away with minor injuries, if they are injured at all. But, unfortunately, much more… read more

New app aims to prevent distracted driving

Commuting to and from work is just part of the daily routine for many workers in New York, especially for those who hold more than one job. While some commuters will take the subway or a taxi, others will choose to drive themselves to and from work. Motorists in a rush may try to multi-task… read more