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Jul 27

Can Parents be Held Liable for Teen Driving Car Accidents

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Teenage Car Accidents and Parental Liability in Long Island

As we recently discussed, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death in teenagers aged 16 to 19.  Moreover, 15- to 24-year-olds are just 14 percent of the population—but the accidents they cause result in nearly one-third of all…

Jul 24

5 Thing You Should Do After A Rideshare Accident

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
consult with a long island car accident lawyer if you've been injured in a ridesharing accident

Although ridesharing has become extremely popular in places like New York, ridesharing companies like Lyft and Uber oftentimes receive complaints concerning safety, and many in the taxi industry claim that ridesharing is less safe than a traditional taxicab. According to…

Jul 17
Personal Injury Attorney Long Island

New York’s Move Over Law Under New York law, if you see lights flashing, whether from a police car, fire truck, ambulance, or a maintenance vehicle, you are required to slow down and move over so as to ensure the…

Jul 10

Staged Auto Accidents “Swoop and Squat”

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Car Accident Lawyer in Long Island

Being involved in an auto accident can be a worst nightmare for anyone. But have you ever been in a situation where a beat-up car with multiple passengers cuts you off and slams on the brakes? No matter what you do…

Jul 3

Child Car Restraints Save Lives

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Long Island Car Accident Lawyer explains dangers of not restraining children properly in car seats.

Did You Know That Twenty Percent of Children Who Die In Car Accidents Are Not Restrained Properly? A study that was recently published in the Journal of Pediatrics reported that approximately twenty percent of children who were killed in car…