January 2019

Car Accident Injury Symptoms That May Be Delayed

Posted on January 31, 2019 in
During your regular commute to work, and driving along the same route you usually take, you suddenly feel a hit from behind. You hear the noise and your seat belt tightened up upon impact. You pull off to the side of the road. All you can think about is how you’re going to be late for work. The driver of the car that rear ended you also pulls over. Rather than call the police, you exchange insurance and vehicle information. The damage to your vehicle isn’t all that bad...
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Hit-and-Run Accidents in Manhattan

Posted on January 30, 2019 in
When a person is involved in a car accident, they are obligated to stop at the crash scene, check on all parties involved and exchange information. However, not everyone abides by these rules. Some motorists, to avoid getting caught, flee the accident scene. This is commonly known as hit and run, but under New York law, it is called leaving the scene of an incident without reporting. It is a crime that can result in felony charges, depending on the severity of the injuries. New York City has seen...
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Glare Can Cause Manhattan Car Accidents

Posted on January 29, 2019 in
While the rays from the beaming sun can brighten up anyone’s day, it can also cause temporary blindness to drivers upon the roadways. It only takes a split-second for the sun glare to obstruct a motorist’s vision, causing them to squint or close their eyes altogether. Their eyes are off the road and a car accident occurs. If that driver was directly behind you in traffic, they may smash into you from behind, causing a rearend accident. Sometimes an at-fault driver in an automobile accident in Manhattan will blame...
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Social Media and Your Personal Injury Claim

Posted on January 28, 2019 in
Following a Manhattan auto accident, many people tend to reach out to friends and family, whether it be to simply tell them about how they’re doing, or maybe to ask for an attorney recommendation. Since actually talking to people on the phone is so old-fashioned these days, many people take to their favorite social media sites such as Facebook or Instagram. They may post pictures of the accident scene to include damage to their car or the damage done to the other vehicle. Accident victims may leave comments along...
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Car Accidents Can Cause Heart Related Injuries

Posted on January 27, 2019 in
According to healthline.com, a bruise of the heart muscle, known as a myocardial contusion is commonly caused by car accidents, falling from heights greater than twenty feet and as a result of receiving CPR. It is caused by blunt trauma to the chest wall. Many times a myocardial contusion, also known as a cardiac contusion, is related to a fracture of the sternum or a rib fracture. In the context of a Manhattan car accident, a cardiac contusion may result when the driver of an automobile in the crash...
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Construction Area Accidents

Posted on January 26, 2019 in
If you regularly drive on Manhattan’s streets you are bound to come upon construction zones—it’s just a part of living and driving in the Big Apple. Construction is constant, ranging from new high rise buildings being erected, renovation of existing buildings and street repairs. However, these construction zones present serious dangers, not only for construction workers, but also for motorists and cyclists passing through the construction area. Operate Your Vehicle Safely in Construction Zones While navigating your vehicle through a Manhattan construction area, the first thing you should do...
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