Recent Blog Posts
Is Riding a Bike Safer Than Driving a Car?
Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and other safety experts paint a bleak picture of traffic safety: Nearly 43,000 people were killed in traffic accidents across the United States in 2022 alone. Is the same risk shared across everyone on the road, however? Are auto drivers safer than cyclists given the… Read More »
What to Do if I Was Hit in Someone Else’s Car?
If you were hurt while riding in someone else’s car, you are still entitled to compensation. It’s important to take the right steps after your accident to ensure you get the medical care you need and compensation from the appropriate party. Continue reading to learn about how you can protect yourself after an accident… Read More »
Can You Sue an Uninsured Driver?
In New York, if you were involved in a minor traffic accident, you’d file a claim with your insurance provider. If you were seriously injured, however, and someone else caused the accident, you have the right to bring a claim against that driver and collect under their liability insurance policy. What happens when the… Read More »
Can I Still Sue After Not Wearing a Seatbelt?
If you were seriously injured in a car accident caused by another driver, you have the right to seek compensation. You may have heard, however, that you can only win if you were doing everything right. If you weren’t wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, can you even sue at all?… Read More »
Are Accident Settlements Taxable?
Car accidents are expensive. You have to fix your car, cover your medical bills, pay for rentals, and deal with any other expenses that may crop up unexpectedly. If you were seriously hurt, you may have to field these costs while missing out on your paycheck. That’s why you bring a claim against at-fault… Read More »
How Do Police Investigations for Fatal Car Accidents Work?
Following a car accident, police officers, investigators, and medical professionals may be dispatched to the scene to observe, assess, and document what happened, and treat those who are injured. But what happens when that car accident becomes fatal? The process is much the same, but additionally, a thorough investigation takes place to determine criminality… Read More »
Do Teenagers Get in More Car Accidents Than Adults?
You’ve likely noticed that your auto insurance rates change over time. If you’ve had an accident, your rates will shoot up. If you’ve driven for years with no issues, you might qualify for a reduced rate. Auto insurance companies use a number of metrics to evaluate the risk of a given driver and what… Read More »
Getting Into an Accident With a USPS Mail Truck
U.S. Postal Service trucks are a common sight on roads in New York and across the U.S. We typically see them stopped on streets, doling out our physical mail and packages. Obviously, mail trucks spend a significant amount of time on the road. We rarely hear about accidents involving USPS mail trucks, however. Is… Read More »
How Long Should You Be Sore After a Car Accident
It’s rare for someone to walk away from a car injury perfectly fine. Even a low-speed, low-impact collision can cause whiplash and other injuries. These injuries can be painful and debilitating for the weeks or months following an accident. More serious injuries can cause chronic pain lasting for months or years, and they can… Read More »
Who Pays for the Medical Bill After a Car Accident?
If you’ve been injured in a car crash, you might find medical bills quickly piling up. Who is responsible for paying your bills? Will your own insurance cover the costs, or do you have the option of filing a claim against another driver and potentially increasing your recovery? To learn about getting your medical… Read More »