Personal Injury

What’s the Value of My Claim?

There are many things insurance companies look at to determine the compensation value of your personal injury claim. Keeping these things in mind can help you plan and be better prepared for the outcome.   First & Foremost The at-fault party is required to compensate for various expenses. These include: Medical related expenses (immediate and … Read more

Auto Accidents and Seatbelt Laws

The Facts It is no question that seat belts save lives. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, of the 37,133 people killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2017, 47% were not wearing seat belts. Additionally, seat belts saved an estimated 14,955 lives in 2017 and could have saved an additional 2,549 people if … Read more

Filing a Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit

  Pedestrian-related auto accidents are unfortunate, but not uncommon. In 2015, over 5,000 people died as a result of a pedestrian accident and another 70,000 were injured. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 129,000 pedestrians received medical treatment for auto accident-related injuries in the same year.   Determining Fault   … Read more

Winter Trucking Safety Tips

Winter weather conditions can catch even the best drivers off guard. Driving a tractor trailer in serious winter weather conditions requires a specific set of driving skills for all drivers, especially tractor trailer drivers. Driving in snow and on ice is risky due to less stop time, poor visibility, poor traction, and the unpredictable drivers … Read more

Can I Sue After an Accident Caused by Winter Weather Conditions?

Winter Car AccidentWith winter comes dangerous driving conditions. Black ice, heavy snowfall, roads that have not been cleared of snow and other bad driving conditions can all make it more difficult to control your vehicle and avoid an accident. Each year, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent happen during snowfall or sleet. And not only is there snow and ice, but also fewer hours of daylight. Weather conditions can affect driver visibility and the ability to maneuver a vehicle, thus impairing driving ability.

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8 Tips to Reduce Auto Collision in New York City

car crashEvery 12 minutes someone dies in an automobile crash, every 10 seconds an injury occurs and every 5 seconds a crash occurs. Many of these incidents occur during the workday or during the commute to and from work. Most accidents are minor, such as sideswipes and rear-end hits. But some, such as head-on auto collisions can be fatal.

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