Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start of the summer, is a time for fun, family, friends, and food. But after barbequing and beer, your ride home is the most dangerous time to be on the road compared to any other time of the year. Out of all the holidays, the highest number of fatal crashes…

Broken bones are one of the most common injuries caused by a motor vehicle accident. Broken bones may range from minor stress fractures to serious or even life-threatening fractures. [Sidebar: A fractured bone is the same as a broken bone. It is a misconception to associate a fracture with only a “hairline break” or a…

Dental injuries are a common result of a motor vehicle accident. Hitting the steering wheel, headrest, dashboard, or windows upon impact or being struck by an object in the car can cause injuries to the mouth and teeth. Often, people view dental injuries as minor because they are usually not life threatening; however, dental injuries…

If you’re injured while on another person’s property, and your injures are caused by the landowner’s negligence, you may be able to sue for your injuries.  Property owners are legally responsible for the safety of their property, ensuring that it is free from hazardous defects and unsafe conditions. Property owners include private/residential properties, public properties,…

When an injured party has suffered a “serious injury” after a motor vehicle accident, he/she may recover for pain and suffering from liable parties.  In accidents that occur in New York State, you may only receive compensation for pain and suffering when the accident causes a “serious injury,” as defined by New York State Law. …

Can the Police Legitimately Search My Vehicle Without a Warrant? It is a misconception that the police cannot search people’s vehicles without a warrant or their consent. However, there are situations in which an officer may search a vehicle without a warrant or consent.  In those situations, any items found may be used against you…

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