It’s critical that every motorcyclist knows what to do should they ever get into an injurious accident. Motorcyclists can be at an advantage with their maneuverability on the road. Unfortunately, they’re most definitely at a disadvantage if they’re involved in an accident. Motorcyclists have much less protection on the road than those operating cars or buses.
When someone enters a place of business – a salon, a supermarket, a restaurant – they don’t expect to be leaving on a stretcher. It’s an unspoken agreement between a consumer and a business owner. If it were spoken, it would go something like this: “I will frequent your establishment if you guard my personal safety while I… Read More »
As a personal injury attorney in New York, I see it all too often. A client has suffered serious injuries in a car accident. Another party is at fault. I make a claim against the responsible party’s insurance carrier. The problem is, the policy coverage is a bare minimum. It doesn’t matter how severe the injuries are, or… Read More »
A family goes out to dinner and is sideswiped by a drunk driver on their way home. A couple meets some friends for an evening out only to have it end in an assault in the parking lot by a bar patron who’s had way too much to drink.
If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in New York and have suffered personal injuries, you will need to complete and file a New York No-Fault Application with the proper motor vehicle insurance company. This brief article will explain the important aspects of that application that may be a little confusing to you.
New York became a No-Fault state in 1970. No-Fault laws were enacted in New York in order to ensure that motor vehicle accident victims would be able to receive payment for medical expenses, lost wages and other incidental costs associated with an injury from a motor vehicle accident regardless of fault.
If you have suffered an injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident in New York you may be entitled to financial compensation from the responsible person’s insurance policy. However, before you receive compensation your New York State personal injury attorney will need to establish two elements: liability and damages.