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Bicycle Accidents – Tips to Help You Stay Safe

As people attempt to get in shape and save money on fuel costs, biking becomes more popular. While we all know about the benefits of riding a bicycle, few people ever discuss the hazards involved. That’s why we feel the importance of addressing bicycle accidents and how to stay safe while on your bike. We’ve […]

Construction Accidents: Most Common Causes

The most recent OSHA statistics show that in 2017 there were 4,674 workers killed in private industries. Of those 7 percent were in the construction field. Given the rate of progress throughout the United States, these numbers are expected to climb in the coming years. There are many causes of construction accidents, and while some […]

Auto Accidents – Most Dangerous Roads in the USA

Millions of people travel along U.S. roadways every day. Whether it’s a commute to work or a trip to the grocery store, driving is heavily embedded in our culture. The necessity of travel has paved the way for innovation in safety and global conservation. Seatbelts are required by law in most states and groundbreaking moves […]

Motorcycle Accidents – Top 10 Crash Types & How to Avoid Them

There’s no question that riding a motorcycle is riskier than driving a car. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) says that 5,172 motorcyclists died in crashes during 2017. Bikes are less stable than cars and riders have less protection when facing a collision. That’s why it’s imperative riders take extra precautionary measures to stay […]

A New York Brain Injury Attorney Can Be Your Best Resource

Medically, brain injuries are classified as “mild,” “moderate,” or “severe.” However, that terminology can be misleading, as even a brain injury classified as “mild” can have significant, even lifelong, effects. Because some symptoms and deficits associated with brain injuries are difficult to quantify and are not necessarily immediately apparent, it can be difficult to secure […]

New York Medical Malpractice Victims Have Greater Protections

The insurance and medical lobbies are both very powerful in the United States, which is the primary reason that more than 30 U.S. states have caps on the damages a victim of medical malpractice can recover. In states where this cap exists, the jury’s judgment is overridden by a statutory limitation on the damages that […]

Historic Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Settlement

Johnson & Johnson hit the news headlines this week with yet another personal injury settlement announcement filed by a plaintiff for the effects of the long-term use of one of the company’s iconic baby powder products. The Los Angeles based trial lasted four weeks. At the end of the trial, the jury awarded Eva Echeverria, […]

Truck Accident Lawsuit

A  Potentially Lethal Combination:  The Trucker’s Life, High-Speed Highways, and You The big rigs, long hours, and endless highways that have inspired countless trucker ballads can also make for an incredibly lethal combination for other drivers on the roadway. Keep in mind, a fully-loaded commercial truck often weighs more than 25 times as much as an average […]

Who Pays for a DUI Accident in NYC?

When you’ve been injured by a drunk driver, responsibility for the accident seems obvious: getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol is both illegal and negligent, and the driver should pay for any harm he or she causes. In fact, proving liability in a DUI accident is usually clear-cut. Unfortunately, winning a […]

Deadly Road Debris Doesn’t Just Happen

At one time or another, most of us have encountered debris on roadways. Whether the obstacle is the remnant of a ruined tire, an object that’s blown or fallen off of a truck, or a garbage can that’s rolled into the street, we’re usually able to course-adjust and avoid an accident. However, not every driver […]