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Car Accidents When Backing Up

Posted on March 10, 2019 in
Far too many car accidents happen annually in Manhattan due to motorists not exercising the proper degree of due care when backing up. Although many car accidents that occur when motorists are backing-up involve only property damage to vehicles, other such accidents can result in devastating injuries. If a car that is backing up or moving in reverse, comes into contact with a bicyclist, motorcyclist or pedestrian, the impact may even result in a fatality. How Do Backing Up Accidents Happen? Many auto operators look behind them before backing...
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Car Accidents While Merging in Manhattan

Posted on March 3, 2019 in
Due to the fact that merging onto busy and congested highways in Manhattan can be challenging, Manhattan car accidents as the result of merging improperly are not that uncommon. Merging safely requires the complete attention of the auto operator, and unfortunately, many drivers are distracted while driving upon the City’s roadways. It is important to keep in mind that New York is a pure comparative negligence state, so even if both you and the other driver that hit you each bear some responsibility for the happening of the accident,...
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Should I Settle My Manhattan Car Accident Case or Go to Trial?

Posted on February 24, 2019 in
Once a Manhattan car accident victim decides to seek recourse against the driver of the at-fault vehicle in the accident, one of the things they will invariably ask is, “Am I better off settling my auto accident case or should I take it to trial?” The answer to this question is one that no one really wants to hear, but the answer is – it depends. And furthermore, this is something one will want to discuss with their personal injury attorney. The reality is that most car accident cases...
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Manhattan Dollar Van Accident Lawyer

Posted on February 19, 2019 in
Many people who do not live in the City of New York may have never heard of Dollar Vans, which are sometimes also referred to as dollar cabs or gypsy cabs. In fact, if you live close to the subway throughout the City, you may never have heard of, and may never need to use the service provided by Dollar Vans. But for many people who live in NYC, far away from the convenience of the local subway lines, often referred to as the “subway desserts,” the use of...
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The Most Dangerous Intersections Located in New York City

Posted on February 17, 2019 in
According to the City’s publicly available data, there are certain intersections located throughout Manhattan and beyond that are statistically more dangerous than others. While auto accidents and pedestrian accidents can happen anywhere and at any time, it is worth being aware of intersections that are particularly dangerous and using extra caution when in these areas. Below are listed the most dangerous intersections throughout New York City along with the approximate number of collisions that take place at these intersections each year. First Avenue and East 96th Street, Manhattan Approximately...
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Avoiding a NYC Bicycle Crash

Posted on February 13, 2019 in
If you are involved in a bicycle accident in NYC, the results can be devastating and you may suffer severe injuries that require you to retain an NYC Bicycle Accident Lawyer. So let’s look at ways to avoid an NYC bicycle accident all together and address some questions that may be on the minds of NYC cyclists that are looking to be pro-active in circumventing a bike crash on the streets of New York City. Should I Ride My Bicycle Against Traffic or With It? For reasons unknown, some...
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