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April 28, 2017
In cases of car accidents or other catastrophic personal injury accidents, one or both parties can sustain serious medical complications as a result of the accident. Sometimes even, after a lawsuit is filed, one of the parties may die from their injuries before the conclusion of the suit. While... Read More
April 24, 2017
If you’ve been in an accident with a truck, chances are you’ve experienced significant personal injury and damage to your vehicle. Commercial trucks are large and heavy and bring with them a level of destruction not usually seen with automobile accidents. Truck accidents can be extremely... Read More
Category: Truck Accidents
March 30, 2017
Last month, we asked the question whether millennials were the worst drivers. According to a recent AAA survey, millennials did admit to some pretty hazardous habits. However, some of the danger that younger drivers pose on the roadway is due to simple inexperience. If you have a teen driver... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
March 02, 2017
Last year Tesla made headlines when a man in Florida died in a car accident with a semi-truck while operating one of their vehicles with Autopilot enabled. The subsequent investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently found that the autopilot system was not to blame... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
February 18, 2017
A recent AAA survey says that they might be. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety surveyed 2,511 licensed drivers from August 26 to September 6, and the results of the survey may surprise you. Over 88 percent of 19- to 24-year-old drivers willingly reported that they had engaged in driving behaviors... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
January 31, 2017
In trip and fall cases, defendant property owners will generally not be held liable where a trip is caused by a trivial defect which is in plain sight.  What exactly is a trivial defect and how does the court system decide motions to dismiss lawsuits based upon the trivial defect defense?  The... Read More
January 31, 2017
Car Accidents: This 4th Dept. appeals court decision touches on a few different things.  First, relying upon an expert to make your case out when the expert's opinion is speculative in nature, usually will not end well.  Second, the plaintiff attempted to rely upon the Noseworthy doctrine.   The... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
August 09, 2016
As a New York personal injury lawyer who has been handling serious injury cases stemming from auto accidents for 37 years, I am especially aware of the epidemic of distracted driving that brings many new clients to my firm. It's very easy to recognize when drivers are texting and driving. The tell-... Read More
June 18, 2016
Shared from the Mid Hudson Valley, NY Patch By Lanning Taliaferro (Patch Staff) - June 18, 2016 4:39 pm ET Fatal Crash on I-84 Fishkill, NY - One person is dead and two others seriously injured in a Saturday afternoon accident on I-84. On June 18, at about 1:15 p.m., New York State Police responded... Read More
May 30, 2016
All personal injury lawyers will provide a free consultation as part of the process of signing up new clients. Most potential clients want to know just how much their personal injury claim is worth and will, in most cases, ask the question before they sign a retainer agreement. The question... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
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