Although Long Island has fewer pedestrians than urban areas, such as NYC, pedestrian accidents are common. We have fewer crosswalks and areas designated for pedestrian crossing, leaving walkers to cross in the middle of roadways. Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents frequently cause catastrophic injuries, as the pedestrian lacks the protection of a vehicle or helmet. Therefore, even […]
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 […]
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 […]
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest drinking days of the year. In an effort to prevent alcohol-related accidents, the New York State STOP-DWI Program is implementing a statewide crackdown on drinking and driving that will begin February 2, 2018, and end on February 5, 2018.