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Category Archives: Car Accidents

What Damages Can You Seek from an Auto Injury?

Some people believe that when they live in a no-fault state such as New York, there is no way to seek damages in an auto injury. While it is true that your car insurance company is the first place you must turn to for compensation, it doesn’t mean that you can’t pursue a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company or even sue them for certain damages. It all depends on the damages you’re seeking and what your injuries are. […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2019
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What Does “No-Fault” Mean in Terms of Car Injury Compensation?

If you’ve been in a car accident in New York or know someone who has, you may have heard the term “no-fault.” People say that New York is a “no-fault” state, but what does that really mean? If you’re in a car accident and someone was very clearly the one who caused it, can you do anything about it? What Is “No-Fault”? In a no-fault state, the first place you turn to for compensation is your insurance company. This means […]

  • Posted on: Jul 29 2019
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Is There Anything I Can Do in a Hit and Run Accident?

If you’ve been in a hit and run car accident, you may feel like there’s nothing you can do. Your car is damaged, you may have injuries that require medical attention, or your passengers may be hurt. But without the other party’s insurance information or even their name, what can you do? Being in a hit and run can be very depressing once you realize you may not be able to receive the compensation you’re due. Fortunately, there are some […]

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2019
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How Do I Defend Myself from Losing an Auto Accident Case?

Getting involved in an auto accident is stressful. If you’re being attacked and told you were the at-fault driver when you know you weren’t, it can be even worse. Some auto accidents are very open and close—it’s clear who was in the wrong. Others, however, aren’t, and that’s when a motor vehicle accident attorney is a necessity. However, even with the best attorney, there are still ways you can lose your case. You may not even realize what you’ve done […]

  • Posted on: Feb 1 2019
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What Should I Do Following a Hit and Run?

Hit and run accidents are, unfortunately, more common than you might think. When you’re hit by another vehicle and the driver simply drives away, it can be frustrating. You may feel like nothing can be done, so you don’t even bother to call the police if you can still drive your car. However, that’s not the best idea. Here are some of the things you should do after a hit and run so you have a better chance of getting […]

  • Posted on: Sep 25 2018
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What Information Do You Need to Collect After a Car Accident

If you’ve been in a car accident, you likely have a personal injury case against the driver who was deemed to be at-fault in the accident. However, even if you know the person caused the accident, you may lose your case if you don’t collect the right information after the event. While being in a car accident can leave you in shock and upset, it’s important you make certain to gather the following pieces of information. The Other Driver’s Information […]

  • Posted on: Jul 17 2018
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How the NY Driver Protection Act Helps Secure Compensation for the Injured

Motor vehicle accidents happen all the time. From fender-benders to serious collisions, auto accidents can leave you or a loved one with serious injuries. However, if you’re not at fault for the accident, you may want to file a personal injury claim to receive compensation from your time away from work or medical bills. Unfortunately, if you’re in an accident with someone without insurance or without enough insurance, you may be unable to get all the compensation you need to […]

  • Posted on: Jan 18 2018
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How New York Drunk Driving Accident Laws Differ from Others

No matter where you’re located, drunk driving accidents are serious business. When a driver chooses to get behind the wheel while intoxicated, they put themselves and those around them in danger. If you’ve been injured because of a drunk driver, you may be entitled to compensation. Drunk driving accidents are considered personal injury cases in the state of New York. However, if you’re going to pursue a settlement after a drunk driving accident, you need to know how the case […]

  • Posted on: Dec 21 2017
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Drowsy Driving is Impaired Driving

We all know that driving while drunk or under the influence of drugs can be extremely dangerous and life-threatening, but driving impaired in any way can lead to accidents and injuries. Even if you are completely sober when you get behind the wheel, driving when drowsy can be almost as bad. Drowsy driving usually begins innocent enough, but if you haven’t logged enough sleep hours and especially if you’ve spent too much time behind the wheel, an accident can happen. […]

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2017
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Consult a New York Attorney Following a Motor Vehicle Accident

Getting into a car accident can be a scary and overwhelming experience. If you or a passenger has been seriously injured because of the accident in the New York area, it can feel even more devastating. You’re left feeing vulnerable, unsure, and confused — all while you’re being hounded by insurance providers expecting you to make a statement about the accident. A professional personal injury attorney can help you through this difficult time. From ensuring you get the compensation you […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2017
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