Month: June 2019

Ways to Prove a Driver Was Distracted or Texting When They Hit You

Posted On June 25, 2019 In Car Accidents

Distracted driving is on the rise. Here in the smartphone era, texting while driving has quickly gone from “what’s that?” fifteen years ago to one of the leading causes of death today. This is particularly true for teenagers, who are dying in record numbers because of distracted driving — an utterly preventable tragedy.…

Truck Accident Claims Aren’t the Same as Conventional Car Accident Claims 

Posted On June 25, 2019 In Car Accidents

Our law firm works with a number of truck accident victims and their families. Often, when they first walk into our office, they are under the impression that a truck accident claim proceeds much like any other auto accident claim. But that isn’t necessarily true.…

Understanding New York Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Posted On June 25, 2019 In General

As a general rule, people who suffer an injury in New York are entitled to compensation if they can prove that someone else’s negligence caused the accident. That process usually involves an insurance claim and the possibility of a lawsuit.

But if your accident happens on the job (or in connection with your job duties), the rules are different.…

How New York’s No-Fault Insurance Rules Apply to a Truck Accident Case

Posted On June 25, 2019 In Car Accidents

What happens, though, if you were injured in a truck accident and didn’t have any auto insurance of your own at the time of the accident? 

Who is supposed to pay for your injuries? Will a lawyer want to take your case, since you didn’t have insurance?…

What to do After Being in an Accident with an Uninsured Driver

Posted On June 18, 2019 In Car Accidents

Getting hit and injured by another driver is bad enough as it is. Even worse: finding out the at-fault driver doesn’t have any insurance.

Unfortunately, this is an all-too common scenario… much more common in recent years, as a matter of fact.…