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Can Minor Car Accidents Cause Serious Injuries?

Personal Injury News | March 11, 2020

Minor car accidents may result in less vehicle and property damages, but the human body tends to be more fragile. People can still suffer significant injuries from minor car accidents like rear-end collisions. Whiplash is one of the most common injuries from almost all types of car accidents, minor or major. Head trauma is often the second…

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What If I Was Hit by a Drunk Driver?

Personal Injury News | March 4, 2020

Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents are still common today despite all the laws and programs aimed against drinking while driving. Suffering serious personal injuries from these types of car accidents can be frustrating because you were not at fault for the accident. The other driver decided to drive drunk and now you have to pay for the damages. …

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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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