On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at approximately 7:00 a.m. PT, golf legend, Tiger Woods, was involved in a one car motor vehicle crash in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The eleven-time PGA Player of the Year was seriously injured, suffering multiple fractures to both his legs. Although he was found conscious at the scene, Los Angeles…

A rear-end accident occurs when the front end of one vehicle collides with the backside of the vehicle in front of it. Rear-end accidents vary in severity, from fender benders to high-speed, high-impact car wrecks. Given the rear vehicle strikes the lead vehicle, it would appear that the rear driver caused the accident, and more…

In order to have a successful lawsuit for personal injuries, you must be able to prove that another party is liable (or legally responsible) for the accident. Liability is an essential part of each case; even where you experience severe injuries, unless you can prove it is someone else’s fault, they will not be required…

If your injuries are caused by another person, you may be able to sue the responsible person/parties. The strength of your case or the amount you can sue for is based upon the seriousness of your injuries.  The severity of an injury directly correlates to the short-term and future costs. The more serious the injury,…

            Effective November 1, 2020, New York State is expanding its seat belt law, New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law (VTL) §1229(c)(3), to require passengers in the back seat to wear a seatbelt, regardless of age. The law currently permits back seat passengers over the age of sixteen years old to opt out of…

            As we approach October 31, 2020 in just a few short days, children are organizing their costumes and anticipating all the treats and fun. This year we have faced unusual circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic and families are wondering how they can safely participate in this year’s spooky season. Tocci Law recommends the…

Headphones, earphones, earbuds, AirPods, the tiny speakers for each of your ears transmitting the sound from your portable device, are part of daily life. We have been utilizing headphones to listen to music, videos, and for phone calls for decades. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we use our portable devices more frequently, attending class…

Unfortunately, wrong-ways accidents, especially on Long Island, frequently lead to tragic outcomes. Wrong-way driving is where a driver is traveling in the opposite direction of traffic flow on highways or access/exit ramps. Although wrong-way accidents occur infrequently (approximately 3% of the time), they often involve fatalities and extremely severe injuries. In fact, it can be…

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