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How to Handle the Scene of a Car Accident

Getting into a car accident is always a stressful experience. Even minor fender-benders can cause severe anxiety and an adrenaline spike. But it’s important that you keep your cool while at the scene and take certain steps to give your subsequent claim the highest possible chance of success. Here are a few tips for handling [...]

2019-05-06T12:52:47+00:00 May 6th, 2019|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on How to Handle the Scene of a Car Accident

3 FAQs About Brain Injuries Caused by Drunk Drivers

If you sustained brain damage in a motor vehicle collision, you may already know that treating head trauma and coping with its symptoms can be both traumatic and expensive. Depending on the circumstances, though, you may be entitled to compensation for all the costs you incur due to the accident, including medical bills and lost [...]

2019-02-13T15:42:41+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on 3 FAQs About Brain Injuries Caused by Drunk Drivers

What If My Pain After a Car Accident Was Delayed?

Car accidents are a leading cause of unintentional injuries in the United States. In 2015 alone, more than 2 million people were hurt in motor-vehicle collisions. For many of these victims, the symptoms of their injuries weren’t immediately apparent. If you were hurt in a crash but your symptoms were latent, it’s important that you [...]

2019-02-08T15:38:02+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on What If My Pain After a Car Accident Was Delayed?

How Soon Should I Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident?

There’s always a lot to do in the aftermath of a serious car accident. Although your top priority should be your health, it’s not always easy to keep up with doctor’s visits and other obligations when you’re dealing with severe injuries. With so much on your plate, it can be tempting to put off your [...]

2019-01-02T08:50:03+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on How Soon Should I Contact an Attorney After a Car Accident?

4 FAQs About Defective Automobile Product Liability Claims

Driver error is the leading cause of motor vehicle collisions, but it is far from the only contributing factor. At the end of the day, even the most conscientious motorists can wind up in accidents due to hazards that are outside of their control such as poor road conditions and vehicle malfunctions. Beyond tracking automotive [...]

2018-10-15T08:32:58+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on 4 FAQs About Defective Automobile Product Liability Claims

5 Steps to Take After a Hit-and-Run Accident

If you were hurt in a motor vehicle collision, the driver who caused the crash may be liable for your medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. But what if the at-fault motorist fled the scene before you could get his or her information? Sadly, hit-and-run accidents are a growing problem around the country. In [...]

2018-09-24T11:35:53+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on 5 Steps to Take After a Hit-and-Run Accident

What Is Whiplash? Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

Every 10 years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reviews the economic impact of motor-vehicle collisions. In 2010, researchers determined the total cost of car accidents, including medical expenses, productivity losses, and societal harm, amounted to $871 billion annually. When they examine the numbers again in 2020, the figure will likely be close to—or perhaps [...]

2018-09-05T08:56:24+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on What Is Whiplash? Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

3 FAQs About Uber Car Accident Claims

Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are growing increasingly popular in a city once known for its yellow taxis. In fact, in October 2017, Uber actually surpassed traditional cabs in the number of rides provided daily in New York City. Uber is affordable, reliable, and easy to use. It’s also incredibly convenient for those who [...]

2018-07-16T14:40:38+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on 3 FAQs About Uber Car Accident Claims

4 Critical Mistakes to Avoid After an Auto Accident

In the state of New York, accident victims typically have a few options for pursuing compensation following a collision. In most cases, they start by filing a claim under their own personal injury protection (PIP) coverage, which includes: Compensation for accident-related healthcare expenses; 80% of lost income or up to $2,000 per month for up [...]

2018-05-15T08:51:06+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on 4 Critical Mistakes to Avoid After an Auto Accident

How to Prove a Driver Was Texting Before a Car Accident

It goes without saying that smartphones have improved modern life in countless ways, but the proliferation of these devices has had one major drawback: According to the Federal Communications Commission, distracted drivers cause about nine traffic fatalities and 1,000 injuries in the United States every single day. Smartphone use is a primary contributor to these [...]

2018-05-11T08:42:56+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on How to Prove a Driver Was Texting Before a Car Accident