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Car Accidents Archives

How can I prove that another driver was distracted?

Distracted driving is gaining an increasing amount of attention as phones and social media become more central to our lives. The use of phones are not the only types of distractions that can prove to be dangerous in a vehicle, however. Studies have shown that children in the car can be very distracting and potentially more dangerous than the use of a hands-free phone.

Factors that may affect your ability to make a car accident claim

When your car has sustained damages or if you have suffered injuries after a car accident in the state of New York, one of the first things to do after returning home safely is to look into your insurance claim possibilities. Doing this can feel confusing and overwhelming at times, and you may wonder if you can make a claim at all.

Your safety depends partially on other drivers

Drivers should all know how to operate their vehicle safely in various weather conditions. This knowledge is important for all drivers, but it isn't going to take away all the risks of driving during this season. If you are out on the roads, your safety depends at least in part on other drivers. We understand this is a hard fact to accept, but it is a reality.

Teen rushed to hospital after SUV-pedestrian crash

It's always hard to find out that a child has been injured but imagine knowing that your teen was crossing the street near their school when they were hit. You'd likely be furious that drivers weren't paying more attention, since schools are returning to session and starting new years.

Drugged driving may be as problematic as drunk driving

For some time, alcohol impairment has been one the leading causes of fatal car accidents in the United States. However, according to data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the American Automobile Association (AAA), drugged driving has also become a big problem in New York and elsewhere.

Demand compensation for the car crash that paralyzed you

One of the worst things that can happen in a car crash, short of someone dying, is suffering from a spinal cord injury that paralyzes you. When you suffer this type of injury in a car crash that wasn't your fault, you might decide that you want to avenge your injury. You do have an option that is fully legal and that could actually help you in the future. You can choose to seek compensation.