Pedestrian Safety Project Completed in Nassau & Suffolk Counties

Pedestrian Safety Nassau and Suffolk

New crosswalks, traffic signals, and other enhancements have been added to four main roads on Long Island, including New York State Route 25. New York State Route 25 is a 105-mile road, which runs east to west from east midtown Manhattan to the Cross Sound Ferry terminal at Orient Point at the end of the […]

Memorial Day Weekend 2020

Long Island Rules and Restrictions Memorial Day Weekend 2020 is approaching. As a tribute to those who have served our country, we customarily celebrate with barbecues, friends and family. However, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the practiced festivities must be different this year.  What is the Law? The warmer weather combined with months of […]

What to do if you are in an Accident During the Quarantine

It feels like the world is at a standstill. In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and “flatten the curve,” unprecedented preventive measures have been implemented.  In New York State, 100% of the non-essential workforce is suspended and ordered to stay home. As of this writing, New York is on pause until May […]

Injured by a Motor Vehicle While Riding a Bicycle

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 […]

How to Take Pictures of Your Vehicle After an Accident

Photographic evidence may assist you in proving your injuries, how the accident occurred, the severity of the impact, and who is at fault. Frequently, parties will disagree over the facts of an accident. Photos that support your recollection are more powerful than a he-said-she-said argument. Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience, […]

Motor Vehicle Accidents and Types of Broken Bones

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 […]

Injured on Another’s Property: Premises Liability Basics

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, […]

Mental & Emotional Injuries Caused by a Motor Vehicle Accident:

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.  […]

What You Need from Your Physician After an Accident

As chaotic as being in a car accident can be, getting the necessary help and information you need to build your case during the aftermath is imperative. Delaying any treatment or neglecting follow-up doctors’ appointments can negatively affect you receiving the compensation that you need. There are important questions to ask your doctors that can […]