Category: Vehicle Accidents

Should I Get a Lawyer for a Car Accident That Wasn’t My Fault?

If you've been injured in a car accident, you may not be sure what to do, or you may think your insurance company will automatically take care of everything for you. The truth is that there's only one person who gets paid to put your interests first after a car accident, and that's a car accident la...

Who is at Fault in a Rear-End Accident?

Most people believe the rear driver is always at fault in a rear-end accident. The rear driver is not always at fault. Sometimes the front driver carries the liability for damages in a rear-end crash. This might be the case if the front driver was driving under the influence, backs into the rear car...

Can You Sue an Uninsured Driver?

If you’ve been involved in an automobile accident with another driver and have suffered significant injuries and damage, you might well file a claim against the other driver to obtain compensation. But what if the other driver is uninsured? Can you sue an uninsured driver? In most cases, yo...

Why Hit-And-Run Drivers Flee the Scene

A hit-and-run lawyer can help if you were involved in an accident where the driver fled the scene.

In New York, a hit-and-run accident is viewed as leaving an accident scene in which you were involved without reporting it; and there are a wide range of reasons this occurs, from a simple ...

Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident?

If you were severely injured in a vehicle crash, you may be wondering, can you sue for pain and suffering after a car accident? Compensation for pain and suffering will be part of your legal claim. It’s often a large portion of the damages accident victims ask for in their lawsuits. Damages mea...

How Much Money Can a Passenger Get in a Car Accident?

How much money can a passenger get in a car accident in New York? There is no simple answer to that question. How much you might get depends on your injuries. Some people get thousands while others may get millions. How badly you were hurt, as well as the negligence involved, generally determines ho...

How to Get a Car Accident Report from the Police

If you’ve suffered injury or property damage in an auto wreck and are making an insurance or legal claim, it’s important that you know how to get a car accident report from the police. A copy of the police report about your accident will be important evidence for your claim, and without it you m...

How to Hire the Best NYC Car Accident Lawyer

When you have been involved in an accident in NYC, there is much to consider. If your vehicle has been damaged, you may need to repair or replace it. Likewise, if you were injured in the accident, you may be dealing with procedures, medications, rehab and the associated bills. In most cases, your a...

A Crazy Number of Drivers Take Pics of Emergency Vehicles

The numbers are, quite frankly, crazy. In a recent survey released by the National Safety Council and the Emergency Responder Safety Institute, an organization focused on reducing deaths and injuries to emergency responders, a shocking 71 percent of U.S. drivers said that when they pass an emergency...