December 2019

Improper and Unsafe Lane Changes

Posted on December 5, 2019 in
Approximately one-tenth of all car accidents in the United States are due to improper and unsafe lane changes. This common accident can seem relatively benign, but a driver’s misjudgment can cause catastrophic and permanent injuries. According to New York laws, an improper lane change (also known as “sideswiping”) on a roadway is when a driver changes or attempts to change lanes, without an actual path of safety to do so.  Motorists oftentimes are distracted, or negligent, and fail to monitor their surroundings and check their blind spots. This negligent...
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Personal Injuries Due to Auto Manufacturing Defects

Posted on December 3, 2019 in
According to the National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey, approximately 44,000 car accidents occur due to defective automobile parts and components. Automobile manufacturing defects and design flaws are the subject of millions of recalls every year and are also, unfortunately, the cause of many severe injuries and deaths.  Defective Manufactured Parts and Components  The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards govern the manufacture of all vehicle parts and components in the United States. The two most common types of accidents include when the accident is directly a result of the...
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