Rear-End Collisions are quite common in motorist accidents. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 40% of all accidents that occur every year (6 million) are attributed to rear-ended collisions. Drivers have been growing increasingly distracted while driving – texting being a major distraction for many drivers. Rear-end vehicle claims can be quite complex… Read More »
One of the most persistent urban legends in premises liability law is the burglar who breaks into someone’s home, is injured, and sues the property owners. In a few cases, California landowners do owe a duty of care to trespassers, but such instances are quite limited. However, in most circumstances, landowners have more liability exposure than tortfeasors (negligent… Read More »
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.
As we advance in age, we start to lose some of our mental and physical acuity. We experience vision, hearing and cognitive losses. But, people experience such changes at different times, and they may be gradual.
In a perfect world, pedestrians would always cross the street with the light between the lines of the crosswalk, and motorists would always stop behind the line and give these people plenty of room to walk. Alas, we do not live in a perfect world, which is why there are rules governing these situation. The first step to… Read More »
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.
There are times when a person sues for a personal injury and is awarded ridiculous amount of money and then others when someone is not compensated fairly at all. Unfortunately, when it comes to personal injury lawsuits there is not always black and white but a lot of gray areas, especially if the case goes to trial.
As hospitals are under increasing budgetary pressure, finding affordable medical devices and equipment can take buyers overseas to one of many trusted manufacturers. The problem that has riddled the American healthcare system is the import of medical devices that meet preliminary standards at the time of purchase, but are not vetted through years of service to determine long-term… Read More »
About one in eight motorists don’t have any automobile insurance, a daunting figure if you’ve been in an accident. Depending on where you live, the number of uninsured can be even higher. This can make the submission of a claim difficult or time consuming if you were the recipient of personal injury as a result of the collision.… Read More »