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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

Drivers: Stay Cautious of Black Ice

As we have just experienced a significant winter weather event, New Yorkers should make themselves aware of the dangers that we can't see. Black ice is not easily seen because it is very thin and blends in on roadways and sidewalks. This is one of the biggest dangers plaguing New Yorkers because pedestrians and drivers [...]

2018-01-10T12:25:27+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on Drivers: Stay Cautious of Black Ice

Car Accident Settlements: Public record or Confidential?

If you are considering taking legal action for injuries that you sustained in a car accident, you probably have a ton of questions about the legal process and your potential lawsuit. One of the things that you might be wondering is whether or not your car accident settlement will be public record. Rightfully so, many [...]

2017-08-17T10:13:36+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on Car Accident Settlements: Public record or Confidential?

Accident with Driver from UberEATS- What to do Now?

You've probably heard about UberEats by now. It's a food delivery service that allows you to get a huge variety of food delivered to your doorstep. Much like the Uber rideshare service, it has taken the world by storm and is providing thousands of people jobs across New York. But what happens if you have [...]

2017-08-17T10:08:55+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on Accident with Driver from UberEATS- What to do Now?

Dealing with Whiplash from a Car Accident

When it comes to car accidents, there is always a potential for injuries. Even when there are no visible abrasions or cuts, or even broken bones victims can still suffer a range of soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries that can prove to be aggravating and chronic down the road. A common example of these types [...]

2017-08-16T16:36:20+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on Dealing with Whiplash from a Car Accident

Drunk Driver Causes Crash

Drunk driving has been proven time and time again to be a bad decision and cause horrific injuries and deaths. This was shown true yet again this past weekend when a Connecticut man died and another was arrested on drunken driving and vehicular manslaughter charges after a crash on the Bruckner Expressway on Sunday night. The New [...]

2017-08-31T22:13:11+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on Drunk Driver Causes Crash

Driving Safely In Foggy Conditions

Driving when roads are foggy can be very hazardous to even the most experienced drivers! Unfortunately, many drivers don't know how to safely operate in foggy conditions! The dangers associated with foggy conditions are greatly increased when drivers are unaware of what to do when driving in such weather. Your safety is of the utmost [...]

2017-08-16T16:35:12+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Blog, Car Accidents|Comments Off on Driving Safely In Foggy Conditions