Category: Car Accidents

Common Causes of Car Accidents in White Plains New York

Posted On January 23, 2019 In Car Accidents

Auto accidents may be a fact of life, but they almost never happen by mere coincidence. In fact, the overwhelming majority of car accidents are caused by negligence — that is, someone’s failure to behave reasonably, responsibly, or lawfully.

How, exactly, does negligence lead to collision?…

Know What to do After Being Injured in a Car Accident by a Drunk Driver

Posted On January 17, 2019 In Car Accidents

Every year, there are more than 8,000 drunk driving accidents in the state of New York. The overwhelming majority of those (around 6,000) result in at least one injury. About 350 New Yorkers die in drunk driving accidents each year.

We hope you’re never involved in a drunk driving accident.…

Can I Get Compensated If the Other Driver Does Not Have Insurance?

Posted On December 10, 2018 In Car Accidents

New Yorkers who are hit by an underinsured driver have several options for claiming compensation, but the process can be complex.

If you have auto insurance, it’s easy to assume everyone else does too. After all, it’s required. New York state law mandates that anyone operating a motor vehicle on public roadways maintain an active auto insurance policy, conforming to the mandatory minimum coverage limits.…

Liability in a Rear-End Accident in New York

Posted On December 10, 2018 In Car Accidents

The driver in the rear-most vehicle is usually at fault, but there are exceptions, and even when those don’t apply, both drivers may be able to recover compensation.

Rear-end accidents are among the most common traffic events in the world. Nowhere is that more true than in Manhattan and New York City’s surrounding communities — White Plains included.…

Don’t Refuse Medical Treatment at the Scene of an Accident

Posted On November 21, 2018 In Car Accidents,General

The Importance of Seeking Prompt Medical Attention After Any Accident or Crash

Human nature is a strange force. It can compel you to say things you don’t mean, or to make statements against your own interest.

Take a car accident, for example.…