November 2018

Common Car Accident Injuries in NYC

Posted on November 15, 2018 in
Car accidents occur on a daily basis. Some are minor and cause minimal damage. Others, however, involve such a huge impact that vehicles are totaled and people are severely injured. Most injuries, in fact, are caused by car accidents. Depending on the accident, you may experience various injuries. However, there are some that are more common than others. Neck and Chest Injuries Whiplash is well-known as a common car accident injury. This occurs when sudden movement causes damage to the muscles or ligaments. Trauma to the chest area is...
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NYC Car Accidents Due to Bad Weather

Posted on November 11, 2018 in
The streets of New York City can be difficult to navigate safely even on a clear and sunny day. Throw bad weather into the mix, such as rain, snow or sleet and such adverse weather conditions can create havoc on New York City roadways, resulting in multiple car accidents, where liability can be difficult to determine. Bad weather results in decreased visibility and slick road conditions creating challenges for even the most experienced of drivers. NYC Car Accident Statistics According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, approximately 21% of...
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NYC Car Accidents Can Result in Scarring

Posted on November 10, 2018 in
Often times a broken bone sustained in a New York City car accident can heal remarkedly well. However, if you sustain a slash or abrasion to your skin from a contact within the car you’re in, such as if you hit the steering wheel, dashboard, or windshield causing injuries, or from broken glass, it is not unlikely that scarring will result. The result of a scar can be more emotionally tolling than a fractured limb. What Types of Scars May Occur as the Result of an Auto Accident? •...
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Recovering Lost Wages After an NYC Car Accident

Posted on November 9, 2018 in
Pursuant to New York No-Fault law, if a pedestrian is struck by an automobile and subsequently loses time from work, she may recover her lost wages from the insurance company that insured the vehicle that struck her. But in the case of a client of the firm, Allstate Insurance Company refused to pay the firm’s client her lost wages. The client worked as a supervisor for Home Depot and missed a total of 34 weeks from work. After Insurance Company Refuses to Pay Wages Because Allstate refused to pay...
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Insurance Investigation into Manhattan Car Accident

Posted on November 8, 2018 in
The Law firm of Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. P.C. is retained to represent a man who was struck by a car that fled the scene of the accident after he left a diner while working in May of 2018. After leaving the diner, the man got back into the box truck he was driving for a transportation company he was working for. Once back in the vehicle, he was approached by multiple individuals who brandished guns apparently attempting to rob him. Scared for his life, he exited the box...
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What is a Transverse Fracture in a NYC Car Accident?

Posted on November 7, 2018 in
The framework of the human body is supported by bones. The bones that make up the human body are designed so that they can sustain large amounts of pressure. However, we are after all, “only human,” and when the pressure increases so much that the bone is not able to handle it, then it may crack or even shatter causing a fracture. This may happen after a serious automobile accident. Transverse Fractures may be due to any of the following: A strike to the bone as the result of...
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