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Delivery Services Are On The Rise Amid The Corvid-19 Epidemic…So Is The Need For Insurance.

Posted: April 1, 2020 | Categories: News

While many bars and restaurants have been forced to close their eat-in services amid the COVID-19 epidemic, restaurants have been allowed to continue drive-thru and takeout services. Many people who are self-isolating or are in forced isolation due to exposure are also looking to deliver services to get necessities from stores and restaurants. This has […]

Police Officers May No Longer Come To The Scene Of Minor Fender-Benders

Posted: March 31, 2020 | Categories: News

In many cities and states, it is required that the police be contacted for even a minor fender bender. Getting the accident report from the police or the DMV can be imperative to your personal injury case. In New York, there are two ways to request the report: by mail or online. The person who […]

Several Emergency Responders Came To The Scene Of A Multi-Vehicle Accident Amid The Corvid-19 Pandemic

Posted: March 30, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

The news has been full of COVID-19 related stories lately, many of them concentrating on how medical resources have been overwhelmed as hospitals, firefighters, paramedics, and EMS crews are all feeling increasing pressure. In New York, as many as 150 firefighters and EMS workers have been quarantined, contributing to stressors from being understaffed, overworked, and […]

A Pedestrian Dies In An Accident Involving A Tractor-Trailor

Posted: March 27, 2020 | Categories: News

Despite Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero making the promise to eliminate traffic fatalities, bicyclist and pedestrian deaths were up in 2019. In 2019, bicyclist deaths more than doubled over the numbers in 2018. So far, it does not seem as though the year 2020 is off to a better start. Because of the changes […]

The Hefty Prices Of Allowing Car Insurance To Lapse In New York

Posted: March 26, 2020 | Categories: News

New York is like many states in that it requires all drivers to carry certain amounts of car insurance. Since New York is a no-fault state, one of those requirements is carrying personal injury protection. However, New York also requires a minimum amount of liability insurance. This includes bodily injury liability insurance coverage, property damage […]

A Motorcyclist Is Airlifted To A Hospital After Being In A Dangerous Off-Road Accident

Posted: March 25, 2020 | Categories: News

While road motorcycles can provide an exhilarating thrill for anyone, dirt bikes or off-road motorcycles present a specific thrill for daredevils. Over 70% of non-fatal accidents occur to riders who are 16 years of age and younger. As such, the American Academy of Pediatrics does not recommend off-road motorcycles for children under 16 years of […]

A DWAI Driver In New York Was In A Head-On Collision

Posted: March 24, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

In New York, a drug-related DUI is called DWAI drugs, short for “driving while ability impaired by drugs.” It has the same penalties as a DWI involving alcohol. Like in many states, the drug that impairs the driver does not need to be an illicit drug like cocaine, marijuana, or heroin. Prescription and over the […]

One Construction Worker Is In Critical Condition After A Rear-End Collision

Posted: March 23, 2020 | Categories: News

With nearly 2.8 million rear-end collisions reported every year in the United States, these collisions are the most common type of collision. They account for 28% of all car crashes annually. Rear-end collisions are also responsible for approximately 950,000 injuries and 2,000 deaths each year according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Some primary causes […]

Two Deadly, Single-Vehicle Crashes Occurred Just Hours Apart

Posted: March 20, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

While most motorists fear other drivers on the roadway, the deadliest of collisions are often single-vehicle crashes. Statistics show that more than half of nationwide fatal car accidents are single-vehicle accidents. In matter of fact, in 2015, AAA found that single-vehicle crashes were behind 55% of all traffic fatalities. According to the agency, 96% of […]

A Passenger In A Car Was Killed In A DWI Car Crash Into A Utility Pole

Posted: March 19, 2020 | Categories: Car Accidents

In New York, the crime of vehicular manslaughter involves several aspects. In short, it means that a driver was driving in an illegal, reckless manner while also being well aware of the risks they cause to others sharing the roadway. Instead of being prudent and careful, the risks the driver takes causes the death of […]

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