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October 2019 Archives

Unusual medical condition leads to man's body producing alcohol

In most cases, someone who is accused of driving under the influence will take several tests. Based on those tests, a police officer can determine if they are too intoxicated to drive. If they are over the limit or obviously impaired, they can be arrested and taken to the station.

Slip-and-fall accidents on snow and ice are often preventable

Even though most people might not want to think about the snowy months that are coming, the reality is that they are right around the corner. Businesses need to start getting plans in place for dealing with this type of precipitation. Without having a plan in place, customers can suffer injuries due to slip-and-fall accidents.

Crash on Long Island Expressway results in at least 3 injuries

Crashes involving pedestrians and those on the sides of the road shouldn't happen, but they do. Many times, it's a result of a distracted driver not moving over into a lane further from a disabled or parked vehicle that leads to a crash.

Motorcyclists need to be 'present' as they ride

Are you worried about the dangers that you face when you ride a motorcycle? Perhaps you have had cars cut you off, and you could tell after the fact that the drivers never saw you. They were shocked and confused. They almost killed you. Now you're worried it will happen again.

Pedestrian avoids injuries as SUV hits an office in Long Island

Personal injury claims are important for victims to pursue. Why? Without one, victims of accidents may be left to foot the bill for their injuries, which could add up to hundreds or thousands of dollars. Fortunately, you have a right to file a claim and seek compensation.

Traumatic wrecks negatively impact some children

One of a parent's biggest fears is something happening to their children. When you are involved in a crash with your kids, your first priority is likely making sure they are doing. You'll probably have to help them work through what happened for a long time after the accident. It is hard for kids to realize that bad things like car accidents happen to good people.

Get help to manage your DUI charges

Driving under the influence is never a good idea, but some people decide to do so anyway. Although it can result in a DUI or a serious crash, some believe that they'll be fine to drive and can even get home without getting caught.

Will some people always be bad drivers?

When you talk about bad drivers and how they can improve, people often point to things like practice and a greater understanding of what not to do on the road. Young drivers cause accidents, for instance, because of their lack of experience. As they get experience, they can become good drivers.

Hurt while dining out? You may be able to seek compensation

When you're on another person's or business' property, it's usually assumed that they will keep that property safe for you. For example, if you go to a restaurant, you expect that the chairs you're seated in will be sturdy. You expect the ceiling fan to be attached correctly and for doors and heavy items to be secured.

Vigilance is required to remain safe while shopping

The busy holiday shopping season isn't too far away, which means shoppers are going to start heading out to purchase gifts. Trying to remain safe in all the activity at the store is a challenge that can sometimes feel impossible. Stores have a duty to take proper safety precautions, but you might need to be especially vigilant during this season.