December 2018

Manhattan Parking Garage Accidents

Posted on December 23, 2018 in
Since the chance of finding street parking in Manhattan is slim to none, if you choose to drive in Manhattan, rather than relying on a Manhattan cabbie, Lyft or Uber, you will likely wind up in a parking garage or paid parking lot. Sometimes the attendant takes your vehicle and parks it for you, but other times you are responsible for parking the car yourself. Determining Liability in a Manhattan Parking Lot Accident Unless one car is rear-ended in the parking lot by the other car, determining liability may...
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How Much is My Car Accident Case Worth?

Posted on December 21, 2018 in
If you have been involved in a car accident, once you are done treating your injuries, your first question may be: How much can I get? Obviously, you want to be able to obtain the compensation that will cover the costs of your medical care, vehicle damage, lost wages, and other losses. But how much can you realistically expect to receive? The answer is not cut and dry. There are many factors that affect the value of a car accident case. Here are several to consider:   Amount of...
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Manhattan Commercial Truck Accident Lawyer

Posted on December 20, 2018 in
Large commercial vehicles such as box trucks, big rigs, semis, and eighteen wheel tractor trailers are an essential part of the transportation landscape. They carry large quantities of goods over state lines and are an integral part of this country’s interstate commerce. However, due to their large size and massive weight, if these big rigs are involved in an accident, catastrophic injuries can result. What are the Causes of Manhattan Truck Accidents? If the tractor-trailer operator fails to follow the rules of the road or drives for extended periods...
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Manhattan Motorcycle Accidents Can Be Devastating

Posted on December 18, 2018 in
Motorcyclists Have Very Little Protection Unlike motor vehicles that have bumpers and airbags to protect their operators and passengers, motorcyclists and their passengers are left fully exposed to an impact in the event of a motorcycle collision in Manhattan. And while wearing a SNELL and/or DOT approved helmet is a necessary and important start to protecting a motorcyclist in case of a Manhattan motorcycle crash, other protective gear is important. Wearing long pants (not shorts, even in warm summer weather), gloves, boots, and a leather jacket can help prevent...
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Manhattan T-Bone Car Accident Lawyer

Posted on December 16, 2018 in
Manhattan T-Bone Crashes Side-impact automobile accidents often referred to as T-Bone accidents, can cause some of the most severe injuries to the vehicle occupants in the automobile that is hit on the side. This is especially true if the car hit on the side is not equipped with side impact air-bags that deploy upon contact. Fortunately, many late model cars have side impact safety features, but it is relatively unlikely that they will prevent all injuries in a side impact collision. Determining Fault in a T-Bone Accident Many T-Bone...
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NYC Winter Car Accidents

Posted on December 15, 2018 in
Driving on the congested streets of NYC in clear and dry weather can sometimes be overwhelming, but when you add in winter weather conditions, the dangers multiply. When winter weather hits in New York City, it is best to stay off the roads altogether and take public transportation such as the NYC subways. This also keeps the roads clear so that emergency vehicles can operate safely and snow plows and sanders can do their job effectively. How Do NYC Winter Car Accidents Happen? To begin with, the winter season...
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