An injury sustained as the result of an accident can range from mild (little to no injuries), to severe (fractured bones or a catastrophic injuries). Regardless of the extent, any injury is unfortunate and painful. As such, a person injured as a result of another’s negligence may be eligible to compensation for their injuries. If…

More than a million drivers are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, which is only a fraction to the 111 million American adults that self-report their drunk driving habits each year. Dealing with a car accident is rather demanding, particularly if you suffer any injuries. Unfortunately, from a legal perspective, handling…

As of December 14, 2019, the Green Light Law has taken effect, which allows any individual to apply for a NYS driver’s license, regardless of immigration status. The bill, signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, removed the citizenship and social security number requirements for application for a NYS driver’s license. Instead, undocumented immigrants will be permitted…

There is a new statewide initiative that could help personal injury cases to settle faster, reducing the time and money spent litigating. Recently, New York implemented new procedures, referring personal injury cases to proceed to alternative dispute resolution (ADR), such as mediation or arbitration. The court system will direct all personal injury cases to participate…

Shortly after a motor vehicle accident, there is a strong chance an insurance adjuster will request to record a statement. Most insurance companies call to request a statement within days of the accident.  The insurance adjuster will be eager to take your recorded statement and may be ready to conduct questioning immediately upon your consent….

After suffering an injury in a motor vehicle accident, your medical treatment and lost wages will presumably be paid by no-fault insurance. In New York State, no-fault insurance is mandatory; therefore, it is purchased as a package with your motor vehicle insurance. If you purchased car insurance that is valid in New York State, you…

Halloween is a holiday both children and adults enjoy. During the celebration, there are additional vehicles on the road, and several pedestrians in the streets- especially children! On Halloween, be cautious when driving! This year, Halloween is on a Thursday, so there may be parties the weekend before and during the week; please be careful…

Although riding a bicycle should be an enjoyable experience, if a collision occurs between a bicyclist and a motor vehicle, it can rapidly become a tragic or fatal event. While the structure of a motor vehicle is designed to guard individuals when in a collision, a bicyclist lacks similar protection. The difference in size between…

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