Category: Car Accidents


In a remarkable reversal engineered by Jay Feigenbaum, senior trial and appellate attorney at Finz & Finz, P.C., a Second Department panel not only reversed the dismissal of a automobile accident injury case but awarded summary judgment to the plaintiff. When Margaurite Carmody was hit in the rear while stopped

The issue of whether the plaintiff suffered a “serious injury” as defined in the Insurance Law §5102 (d) is raised constantly in those cases in which a plaintiff claims soft tissue injuries, bulging discs, disc herniations, and other cervical and lumbar syndromes. Where the court concludes that a claimed injury

Turn signals are not always on the minds of today’s drivers, but a recent study suggests that they should be. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) recently researched driving practices and found that motorists miss making turn signals about 25 percent of the time. This results in two billion signal

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed a new regulation that would mandate the installation of a brake-override system in all new cars in order to allow drivers to stop their vehicles in the event of a brake failure. The proposal comes in the wake of tragic car