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Recognizing the Symptoms of Neck Injuries or Whiplash After a Car Accident

The first question police dispatch or emergency responders will ask when responding to a car accident is, “Is anybody injured?” Unfortunately, the answer to that question isn’t always clear. It’s common to feel a bit stiff and achy immediately after the impact of a car accident and recover quickly.  Whiplash is a non-medical term that […]

When Can You Sue a Nursing Home for Negligence?

When a person becomes a nursing home resident, they have a contract with the facility. The contract is a legally binding document that ensures that the home provides the resident with adequate care. When they fail, it can result in illnesses, injuries, and even fatalities. You can sue a nursing home for negligence when the […]

Who Is at Fault When a Truck Causes a Multiple Car Pileup?

If a commercial vehicle was the cause of a multi-car or multi-vehicle pileup, is the truck driver always to blame? Probably, but there may be others at fault. Determining liability is critical if you weren’t at fault and you want to hold the responsible parties accountable. In New York, factors like poor road conditions, texting […]

Can I Sue the Other Driver for Negligence in a Car Accident?

After an auto accident, you may ask about damages to your vehicle, how they will get fixed, what your insurance will cover, and how you will recover from your injuries. But there is one critical question you need to ask to answer the others: why did the car accident occur? If another driver’s actions caused a collision, […]

Is a Helmet Worth It?

The People Powered Movement (PPM) found that in 2015, there were 45,000 reported bicycle accidents in the US. The most common causes of the reported accidents were driver or biker inattention, failure to yield, and dangerous road conditions. Are helmets worth wearing? Bike injuries can lead to permanent trauma and lifelong impairments. But sporting proper safety gear, […]