Car Accidents

The Five Types of Driving Impairment

Posted on April 2, 2019 in
Every year, car crashes kill or seriously injure millions of Americans. A few of these incidents are one-off accidents, such as a dad who turns around to yell at his kids at exactly the wrong moment. But most of these injuries involve one of the five types of driving impairment, as defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. If the car crash victim sustained a serious injury, substantial compensation may be available. This compensation includes money for economic losses, such as medical bills, and noneconomic losses, such as...
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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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Weather-Related Car Accidents

Posted on February 22, 2019 in
New Yorkers are no strangers to rain, ice and snow. These extreme weather conditions can affect a person in many ways, especially when they are driving on the road. These driving hazards are in play from fall to spring—potentially half of the year. Weather-related car accidents are deadly. In fact, they kill more people than tornadoes, floods, and other weather disasters. The United States sees 5.8 million car crashes every year. Approximately 21 percent of those are contributed to by extreme weather conditions.   What Causes These Accidents? Unfortunately,...
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How Do I Find the Best Car Accident Lawyer in Manhattan?

Posted on February 11, 2019 in
If you’re involved in an auto accident in New York City and sustain injuries, you will want to find the best car accident lawyer for you. With so many personal injury attorneys in Manhattan, how do you find the right one for you? Finding the Best Manhattan Car Accident Lawyer for You When it comes to picking the best personal injury lawyer in Manhattan, there is no one size fits all approach. It is more about finding the right attorney for you and your Manhattan car accident case. However,...
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Manhattan Tunnel Accident Lawyer

Posted on February 2, 2019 in
Tunnels are a necessary part of the City’s infrastructure and allow vehicular traffic to pass under bodies of water. They leave less of a “footprint” than bridges and are therefore preferred in some instances. However, there are certain dangers and risks posed to Manhattan drivers when passing through tunnels and Manhattan tunnel accidents do occur. Depending on the size of the vehicle involved in the tunnel accident, a tow truck may be able to tow the vehicle out of the tunnel or push it out with a large rubber...
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