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Category Archives: Car Accidents

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NYC Police Officer Rams Motorist Resulting in Death.

Family of Leonel Cuevas to call for a criminal investigation by the Bronx District Attorney’s office with regard to actions of Police Officer Sabrina Alices regarding the operation of a New York City Police vehicle with regard to the wrongful death of Ronald Herrera and near fatal injuries of Leonel Cuevas, (age 17) hospitalized since October… Read More »

Dying to Talk: The Dangers of Driving while Using a Cell Phone

Distracted driving is a leading factor in traffic accidents and fatalities in the United States. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates drivers using hand-held cell phones are four times more likely to cause serious injury while driving. Texting drivers are twenty-three times more likely to injure or kill. In July 2011, Governor Cuomo… Read More »

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury in New York

Injuries to the brain or spinal cord are among the most devastating injury someone can suffer. Because the brain and spinal cord are the main components of the nervous system, damage to any part of the brain or spine is usually disastrous – and permanent. Many of the injuries we see are caused by car… Read More »

When to Go to Trial and When to Settle a Car Accident Lawsuit

Most auto accident lawyers strongly suggest you do not accept any settlement offers from an insurance company after a car accident until a full economic projection of your future costs can be made. You should also limit your conversations with insurers so as not to misstate matters of fault. Insurance companies are adept at leveraging… Read More »

Dangerous By Design: When Unsafe Roads Cause Car Accidents in New York

Most drivers and pedestrians understand dangers of distracted, drunk or reckless driving.  But how many understand danger underfoot?  What happens when the road beneath your car is at fault for your accident? A non-profit transportation watchdog, The Tri-State Transportation Campaign recently released an analysis of dangerous roads for pedestrians in New Jersey, downstate New York,… Read More »

Dying to Talk: Distracted Driving in New York

Cannot make it home without texting a friend?  Need to call home to check on plans?  Just need to send one last text?  Save it. Distracted driving is a leading factor in traffic accidents and fatalities in the United States.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates drivers using hand-held cell phones are four… Read More »