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Comparative Negligence and New York Personal Injury

Personal Injury News | March 1, 2020

Many car accidents are relatively straight-forward to understand. If, for instance, a person driving under the influence got into an auto accident with someone who was following all road rules and regulations, it is not hard to see who will be held liable for the accident. Still, not all cases are this simple. There are several cases…

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Safety Tips and Tricks for New York Bikers

Personal Injury News | February 20, 2020

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), over 800 bicyclists died as a result of traffic crashes in the year 2018 alone. Perhaps unsurprisingly, any bicyclist-car accident almost always ends up more disastrously for the biker than the driver. Unfortunately, the state of New York is no exception to this trend. Do you know…

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Distracted Driving on New York Roads

Personal Injury News | February 11, 2020

Did you know that distracted driving took over 3,000 lives in America in the year 2017 alone? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving is “any activity that diverts attention from driving.” It is not, contrary to popular opinion, just texting and driving. When someone partakes in distracted driving, they are acting…

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of Whiplash?

Personal Injury News | February 5, 2020

Did you know that around three million people suffer non-fatal injuries in auto accidents in the United States every year? Of all these injuries, whiplash is one of the most common. It can happen in seconds even after the most “minor” crashes. However, it is not uncommon for victims to not fully feel the effects until weeks after their car…

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Liability in New York Slip and Fall Claims

Personal Injury News | January 29, 2020

Did you know that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one out of every five falls causes a serious injury? Falls are also the leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Slip and fall accidents are one of the most dangerous and most underestimated accidents in Central New York. Fortunately, legal recourse may be available…

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