Auto Accidents

Post Car Accident Symptoms To Watch Out For

Posted on May 14, 2020 in
Oftentimes, due to adrenaline or overwhelm, many victims of car accidents refuse medical treatment thinking that they have no serious injuries. However, even injuries that appear minor may prove life-threatening if left untreated. If you were involved in a car accident, make sure to monitor yourself for any of these post car accident symptoms that may signal a serious or life-threatening medical condition.  Traumatic Brain Injuries Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) often occur after a car accident. Some people simply notice that they have a headache or feel a bit...
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Helping Your Teen After a Car Accident

Posted on May 7, 2020 in
The statistics are harrowing for parents. One-fifth of all first-year teenage drivers will be in an accident. How you react as a parent immediately after the car accident, and in the days and weeks to come can drastically affect how your teenager handles their car accident and ultimately regains their confidence.  Go To The Scene of the Accident Resist any urge to yell, cry, or have any emotional outbursts. Calmly let your teenager know you will be right there, and drive to the scene of the accident. This will...
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Tips for Finding the Best Accident Lawyer in New York

Posted on April 23, 2020 in
If you suffered injuries in a car accident in New York, you may feel overwhelmed at the choices of attorneys available to represent you. You may have suffered serious physical injuries, emotional trauma, or property damage and need someone to represent your interests to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. The following are some excellent tips to ensure you find the best car accident lawyer in New York to represent you in your car accident case.  Tip #1 - Expert Witnesses  An attorney should have access to expert...
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Why you Seek Medical Attention After a Car Accident

Posted on March 25, 2020 in
Of the 6 million car accidents that occur yearly in the United States, over 3 million accidents result in injuries or deaths to those involved. If you are ever injured in a car accident, you should seek medical attention immediately.  When Should You Seek Medical Attention The short answer is that you should seek medical attention as soon as possible after any car accident. Even “fender-benders” can result in life-threatening injuries or even death. In some cases, medical conditions are not noticeable or felt immediately following a car accident...
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Tips For Handling An Accident With An Uninsured Driver

Posted on March 11, 2020 in
You likely feel terrified and confused following a car accident. However, if you determine that the other driver is either uninsured or is underinsured, you may feel overwhelmed regarding your next steps. If you were in a car accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist in the state of New York, here are some tips that will help you handle the situation.  Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists The state of New York does require that drivers obtain certain amounts of car insurance by law. The following are the minimum amounts required in...
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Can a Passenger Sue a Driver?

Posted on December 11, 2019 in
As a passenger in a car accident, you are not liable for any damages, unless you somehow acted recklessly to intentionally distract the driver. However, as an injured passenger, you may be wondering if you can sue the driver of the vehicle you were riding in, and what your options are. As a passenger in an automobile accident, making a determination of liability will help you understand who you have the right to file a claim against for your injuries.  Passenger Rights As a passenger in a car accident,...
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