Three Ways to Obtain Money in NY Car Accident Claims

Lightning strikes, wind gusts, and other such events cause a handful of car crashes in New York. But human error causes over 95 percent of these incidents. Typically, human error involves one of the three areas outlined below. High-speed car wrecks often cause serious injuries. In these cases, victims are entitled to economic damages, such…

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Electronic Evidence in New York Truck Crash Cases

The fully-loaded semi-trucks that crisscross the New York metro area weigh at least 80,000 pounds. Furthermore, bureaucrats routinely grant waivers which allow shipping companies to pile even more weight onto these trucks. There‚Äôs more: these vehicles normally carry hundreds of gallons of diesel fuel. This concoction burns at a different temperature from gasoline. So, many…

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Getting Around the Graves Amendment in New York

Many drivers in The Big Apple are just passing through, moving to town, or moving out of town. A number of these people rent moving trucks from U-Haul, Ryder, and other such places. Under traditional negligence law, the companies could be responsible for car crash damages in these cases. If an owner loans a vehicle…

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New York Pedestrian Accidents: A Primer

Most pedestrian accidents occur outside of marked crosswalks. This context is the background for both the serious injuries and insurance company defenses in these claims. When a 4,000-plus pound car strikes a 200-plus pound pedestrian, the results are often tragic, especially if the vehicle is traveling fast. So, the damages in these claims are often…

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The Five Types of Driving Impairment

Every year, car crashes kill or seriously injure millions of Americans. A few of these incidents are one-off accidents, such as a dad who turns around to yell at his kids at exactly the wrong moment. But most of these injuries involve one of the five types of driving impairment, as defined by the National…

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