Seven Drivers’ License Restrictions in New York

Millions of drivers in the Empire State have at least one restriction on their licenses. In fact, restricted licenses may be more common than unrestricted ones, especially among certain age groups. Generally, these restrictions help drivers overcome physical limitations. Others prevent inexperienced drivers from getting in over their heads. If a driver operates a vehicle…

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Damages in a New York Car Crash Claim

In the Empire State, driver error causes about 95 percent of all car crashes. If this error was also a lack of ordinary care, the tortfeasor (negligent driver) may be liable for damages. Distracted driving is a good example. Rolling down the window and adjusting the air conditioner are technically distracted driving. But most jurors…

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Ride Share Nightmare: What to Do After an Uber Accident

Uber has over 75 million riders and three million drivers across the globe. While they’re driving towards a vision of simplifying transportation, there’s still always the risk of a car accident. So what do you do as a passenger in an Uber accident? We’ve created this easy-to-use guide so you know the answer before requesting…

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Getting Around the Graves Amendment

Most people move a lot, and even a local move may cost several thousand dollars. To save money, many people rent U-Hauls and other moving trucks. Drivers normally need commercial licenses to operate these vehicles. But most truck rental establishments only require standard drivers’ licenses. As a result, serious U-Haul truck crashes are rather common….

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Preserving Evidence in Trucking Accident Cases

Accidents with large trucks, such as tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, dump trucks, concrete trucks, trash trucks, or other large commercial trucks typically result in catastrophic injuries or even death. If you were in an accident with a large commercial truck, you likely suffered severe injuries and may be unable to return to work. In order to receive…

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The Five Types of Driving Impairment

In the transportation world, planes crash, ships sink, and trains derail. Yet vehicle collisions are accidents. The “a”-word means that the wreck was unintentional, and that’s normally the case. Yet the word implies that the incident was unavoidable and inevitable. That’s almost never the case.  Slowly, the linguistic landscape is changing. The Associated Press, National…

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