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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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Truck Driver Fatigue

Posted on November 26, 2019 in
Truck drivers are required to follow the rules and regulations established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). In fact, any truck driver in the United States that operates a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) falls under the jurisdiction of these requirements. However, the reality is that truck drivers are encouraged to make as much profit as possible for their employers. Even though strict regulations exist, many truck drivers simply do not follow them, leaving them with serious driver fatigue and placing everyone on the roadways in jeopardy.   ...
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9 Signs You Should Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

Posted on October 18, 2019 in
Some car accidents can be handled by insurance companies, provided that the parties that crash are cooperative and no one was seriously hurt. You may just want to pretend nothing ever happened. However, there are circumstances under which you need to hire an attorney. If you have sustained serious physical or financial harm, you will need an attorney to help you recover what you are owed. You will also need an attorney if government vehicles were involved, or you think someone may allege you were at fault in the incident....
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What to Expect in a Vehicle Collision Claim

Posted on October 8, 2019 in
For various reasons, roughly 97 percent of all injury cases settle out of court. These settlements usually benefit everyone. Trials are usually expensive, time-consuming, and unpredictable. Agreed settlements, on the other hand, are relatively inexpensive in terms of legal fees, reduce the amount of litigation my several months in many cases, and give the parties complete control over the outcome. Settlement may occur at any time. In fact, many times, Brooklyn personal injury attorneys settle these matters quickly before court papers are even filed. Nevertheless, most cases follow the...
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High-Speed Police Chases in Brooklyn

Posted on October 3, 2019 in
Since 1979, high-speed police chases have claimed more than 5,000 lives in the United States. That’s more victims than hurricanes, tornadoes, fires, and all other types of natural disasters put together. Many chases occur after traffic stops and other minor offenses. Publically, police officers justify these reckless pursuits with rhetoric like “we cannot pick and choose the laws to enforce, and when we enforce them.” Off the record, however, police officers often admit that the high-speed chase is a huge adrenaline rush. So, despite the fact that shootable GPS...
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Establishing Liability in Device Distraction Claims

Posted on September 26, 2019 in
Every day, distracted drivers cause thousands of serious injury crashes. Most people agree that using a cell phone while driving, along with other forms of distracted driving, is dangerous. Yet most drivers also admit that they regularly, or at least occasionally, multitask while driving. Behind an office desk, multitasking is usually a good thing. But when behind the wheel of a car, multitasking is a bad thing, because safe driving requires concentration. New York personal injury attorneys have several legal options when it comes to obtaining compensation in these...
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