Car Accidents

Distracted driving caught on camera

New York residents who want to make wise choices about how they can or should get from one place to another this time of year have no shortage of options anymore. Certainly there is a strong public transportation infrastructure in the city that most parts of the country do not enjoy. There are also ridesharing… read more

Autonomous cars may be the solution to distractions

It is a fact of modern life that most residents in New York likely carry a cell phone with them most places they go anymore. There are many advantages to this technology and the role it has come to play in one’s business and personal world. However, like most things with benefits there are some… read more

Drunk driving deaths a continual problem

For several decades now, New York residents have benefited from the knowledge shared with them by advocacy groups like Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Organizations like MADD have worked tirelessly to spread the word about just how dangerous it is to operate a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol. At the same time, laws have become stronger… read more

Should you drive if you have narcolepsy?

You may be one of many people here in New York who don’t sleep enough. You may joke that you feel like a narcoleptic because you could pretty much snooze anywhere due to constantly feeling tired. However, this sleep disorder can be incredibly dangerous for those who have it, and for anyone else who happens… read more

Teens and driving: A risky combination?

As the parent of a teenager, you likely already have a laundry list of concerns, from curfew and alcohol to dating and more. Unfortunately, a new survey may have just given you yet another thing to worry about, if you hadn’t already: teenage driving safety. While you might think that with experience comes wisdom, this… read more

Moving forward after a car crash

Being involved in a car accident, or having a loved one involved in a car accident, can be overwhelming. Besides the physical pain that you are feeling, the emotional pain can also be staggering. You may be worried about your body returning to its functional self, the loss of money from being unable to work,… read more

Even a single-car accident can lead to a wrongful death claim

The loss of a loved one is the toughest life event a person will ever experience. When it occurs in a tragic accident, in which your loss is sudden and unexpected, the fallout can be significantly more difficult to overcome. You may be in search of answers or justification following the incident, but you may… read more

Recovering your losses following a battle of car versus person

Over recent years, more and more individuals have chosen walking as a favored means of transportation. You may find that the sidewalk offers numerous benefits, such as avoiding traffic and/or high fuel costs. Perhaps you live in a densely-populated area, and, therefore, you are often able to make it to and from your destination much faster… read more

Tips for safe summer driving

Motorists in New York will no doubt be setting out for many fun and exciting adventures this summer. However, along with the beautiful weather comes many driving risks, some of which may prove deadly if drivers are not adequately prepared. In this case, the following summer driving trips are essential to keeping safe and secure… read more

Study finds traffic fatalities are on the rise

Companies, non-profit organizations, and the government collectively spend millions of dollars on safety technologies and public relations campaigns to make cars safer and to educate the public on good driving practices. Despite all of that effort and money, the U.S. is experiencing a sharp rise in traffic fatalities that has alarmed safety experts. According to… read more