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May 17, 2022
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A new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has found that pickup trucks and SUVs hit and injure pedestrians at a rate much higher than other types of motor vehicles. This is even though SUVs and pickup trucks account for only a small percentage of vehicles on the road.... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
May 06, 2022
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May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and not a moment too soon. As the weather warms, more and more motorcyclists will start hitting the road, making it important that everyone – bikers and the drivers of larger vehicles alike – take responsibility for preventing motorcycle accidents. In the... Read More
April 13, 2022
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When you are driving, anything that is not related to that specific task is a distraction. This is a broad definition, but not inaccurate. Anything that removes eyes, hands, or attention from the road – anything at all – increases the risk of a motor vehicle accident. The three main types of... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
March 08, 2022
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, an effort from the Brain Injury Association of America to educate the public about traumatic brain injury and to encourage additional funding for research into treatment modalities that offer hope to the victims of these debilitating injuries. According to... Read More
Category: Injury Lawyer
February 10, 2022
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Are you planning on attending a Super Bowl Party this weekend? Plan also to stay sober or arrange for a ride home. Hosting a party? Take steps, like key collection, to prevent your guests from driving home intoxicated. These steps can help keep you and those you care about from causing an accident... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
January 12, 2022
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According to data collected by OSHA, a majority of construction accidents occur during the warmer months of summer. This makes sense. Warm weather provides optimal conditions for construction materials and eliminates the additional problems that can be caused by cold and wet worksites. However,... Read More
December 08, 2021
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If you plan on traveling for the Holidays, it’s a good idea to be prepared. This means taking time to ensure your vehicle is in peak condition and that it is stocked with supplies you may need if you find yourself stranded on the road. Vehicle Inspection Before you drive in the winter, especially... Read More
November 11, 2021
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As we approach the colder months of late autumn and winter, the risk of slip and fall injury increases. From leaves hiding dangerous obstructions to wet and icy walkways, slip and fall accidents can become a real concern when things get cold in Upstate New York, making it important that we walk... Read More
October 14, 2021
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October 17th – 23rd is National Teen Safe Driver Week. Do you have a teen driver? Now would be a good time to have a frank discussion about the rules of the road and the risks posed by reckless and distracted driving. Reckless driving may include speeding or racing, swerving in and out of traffic... Read More
Category: Car Accidents
September 01, 2021
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AAA has decided against making an official travel forecast for Labor Day 2021. However, according to CBSN in New York City, the travel club has suggested there could be more than three million trips on MTA bridges and tunnels during this upcoming holiday weekend. That would put this year’s Labor... Read More
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