Category: Car Accident Lawyer

The Truth About Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Uninsured motorist coverage is an often-overlooked aspect of car insurance that can play a critical role in your financial protection if you get into a car accident in New York City or elsewhere in the state. While you may be diligent about maintaining your own insurance policy, not all drivers show the same responsibility. Accidents…

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DUI Checkpoints In NYC

DUI checkpoints, also known as sobriety checkpoints, are increasingly utilized by New York City law enforcement as a part of their strategy to combat impaired driving. These checkpoints are temporary installations where New York City police officers stop vehicles in a specific location to check for signs of alcohol or drug impairment in drivers. The…

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Is Brake Checking Illegal in New York?

Brake checking occurs when a driver deliberately slams on brakes to startle or retaliate against another driver who may be tailgating. You might wonder about the legality of such a maneuver, particularly if you have encountered or considered it while feeling pressured by another vehicle following too closely. Typically, brake checking is considered a reckless…

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5 Top Safety Tips for New Motorcycle Owners

Now that June is here and spring is finally upon us, most people are eager to get outdoors. If your summer plans include buying a new motorcycle or jumping on one for the first time, it’s important to educate yourself about the risks of riding. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motorcyclists are…

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Personal Injury Protection or No Fault claim after a car accident

Personal Injury Protection (“PIP”) coverage is mandatory in New York for every auto insurance policy. PIP is also known as no-fault insurance claim and can be filed regardless of whether or not you were responsible. People sometimes hesitate to file No Fault claims for fear that their insurance company will raise their rates or terminate…

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Concussion lawsuits getting in the game

If you’ve been following football recently, you know that concussions have become a big story this year. With more than 2,400 retired players joining in a lawsuit against the National Football League for allegedly hiding the knowledge that repeated concussions could lead to short and long-term brain damage, they represent one of the most significant…

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Hiring an Attorney after a Car Accident

No one needs to tell you that New York has a lot of traffic. The sheer number of cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles and cabs on the road account for thousands of injuries to motorists, passengers and pedestrians alike. If you’re injured in an accident, it goes without saying that the first thing you should do…

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