A large percentage of accidents that happen around the country are rear-end collisions. In New York, where congestion and traffic are everyday realities, the chances of rear-end collisions are even higher.
If you or a person you love has been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering what factors can affect your settlement. While a variety of factors play a role in car accident cases, here are some of the more important factors that can affect your case.
If you or a loved one suffers a personal injury in New York, you would be surprised how much your actions after the accident can influence the compensation you may be awarded.
When you suffer an injury due to the negligence of others, you may have a claim for compensation based on how much you and the other people involved in the event contributed to your injury.
Motor vehicle automation technology has made rapid leaps over the past few years thanks largely to the tremendous investment in the technology by Tesla. The technology promises to increase safety on the nation’s roadways. But with these systems becoming more prevalent, sooner or later there are going to be widespread issues regarding litigation when these […]
A recent study finds that drivers who have consumed a small amount of alcohol and have not gotten enough sleep could present serious dangers, even if their blood alcohol content (BAC) levels remain below the legal limit of .08 percent. The study was conducted by researchers from the Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience at […]
Over the past couple decades, engineers have been able to dramatically reduce the number of child fatalities in motor vehicle crashes thanks to new technologies. Public safety campaigns and more effective public policies have helped make our roads and highways safer, as well. However, there are still plenty of other threats to children in and […]
In the moments following a car accident, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Your adrenaline is pumping, your mind is racing and it can feel like so many things are happening at once. However, it is important to stop, pull over your vehicle to a safe area (if possible), call the police and collect yourself. Unfortunately, […]
Determining liability can be a challenge in any car accident-related injury claim, especially if the at-fault driver was operating a company car. In most cases, the employer will be liable for the accident—with some exceptions. The two main ways an employer can be held liable for an auto accident caused by a company driver are […]