Category: Car Accidents

Top 4 Phrases to Avoid After a New York Car Accident

Posted On March 20, 2023 In Car Accidents

If you have suffered injuries in a car accident through no fault of your own, the aftermath is more than likely an overwhelming situation. When you talk to the other person involved, you may not know what to say and what not to say to protect your rights and prevent a negative impact on your potential claim against the at-fault driver.

Data Reveals a Concerning Trend of Traffic Fatalities in New York

Posted On January 13, 2023 In Car Accidents

According to a 2022 study by Transportation Alternatives, fatal car accidents may be on the rise in New York City. The first quarter of 2022 was the deadliest to date, showing a 44% increase in traffic deaths versus the year before.

How Inclement Weather Affects a Car Accident Claim

Posted On December 14, 2022 In Car Accidents

While car accidents occur all too frequently on New York’s busy streets and highways, collisions become even more common during inclement weather. Hazardous weather conditions such as ice, fog, or heavy rain can make roads slick and less visible. When driving in these conditions, it is essential to exercise extra caution to avoid accidents.

How to Pursue Compensation for Roof Collapse Injury in a Rollover Accident

Posted On November 15, 2022 In Car Accidents

In a motor vehicle rollover accident, the integrity of the roof of the car is essential to your safety. The manufacturing and design of the roof must prevent it from crushing or folding under the weight of the vehicle, to protect occupants from further injury.

How to Collect Evidence for Your Rideshare Accident Claim

Posted On August 30, 2022 In Car Accidents,Personal injury

Using rideshare services like Uber or Lyft allows you to travel without using public transportation or your own vehicle. While these apps provide accessibility and convenience, you may still be in danger of suffering an injury in an accident. 

Uber and Lyft drivers do not need to take a special driving test or undergo heightened screening; to become a driver they just need a license, proof of residency, registration, and insurance.