Category: Accidents

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people celebrating 4th of July in New York

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, many Americans will be breaking out their barbecue pits, purchasing fireworks, and in some cases, consuming higher than usual amounts of alcohol. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimated that about 482 people would die in motor vehicle accidents over the 2022 Independence Day

person talking on the phone after a car accident

While all accidents should be reported, those involved in collisions are often confused about when to call the police. If your accident only involved minor property damage, you and the other driver can exchange insurance information at the scene and go about your business. An accident report for insurance purposes

Traffic Camera Recording the Road

To bring a successful claim for car accident injuries, you’ll need strong evidence showing that someone else was to blame for the crash. If you are fortunate enough to obtain it, traffic camera footage can be some of the most convincing evidence to support your claim. Accessing and securing this

taxi crash

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you might wish to pursue an injury claim against the other party. One of the best decisions you can make is to hire an attorney to represent you and guide you through the process. But what happens when you are unsatisfied with

a pedestrian is hit by a car

Pedestrian accidents are an all-too-common occurrence on the busy streets of New York. Motorists have a responsibility to drive cautiously when pedestrians are present and are required to yield the right-of-way. Unfortunately, distracted, tired, intoxicated, or otherwise negligent drivers often strike pedestrians, and when a vehicle that weighs thousands of

hit and run accident

Hit and run accidents are an unfortunate occurrence that happens frequently in New York and across the country. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reported that rates of hit and run accidents are increasing. They found that in 2016, there were 737,100 hit and run collisions in the United States,

a man holding car keys

Being involved a car accident is stressful enough on its own, but what if a car accident happens while you are driving a rental car? Even if the accident was minor and no one sustained any serious injuries, dealing with the rental car company in the aftermath of an accident

workers repairing a manhole

There are 350,000 manholes across all five boroughs of New York City, and although accidents involving manholes aren’t as common as some other types of accidents, that doesn’t mean they don’t happen. Cars driving down New York City streets and pedestrians walking along New York City sidewalks don’t typically expect