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Car Accidents

Children in the Car Are More Distracting Than Cell Phones Every day, the majority of Americans get behind the wheel of their vehicles and travel to work, to school, and to various stores. Though automobile manufacturers have significantly improved the safety features in many vehicles, the number of motor vehicle accidents…

Rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft are extremely popular these days. They have also made news in recent years for the certain risks associated with them. One of those risks is that an Uber, just like any other vehicle, can become involved in an uber accident. According to a…

It’s 2020, a fifth of the way into the 21st Century, so Americans rightly expect some futuristic automation in their cars. If the flying cars that science fiction writers dreamed up years ago aren’t going to happen, at least we can have technology that automates certain tasks to make driving…

The winter season is here again, and that means New York’s roadways are a bit more dangerous for drivers now than they are at other times of the year. During the winter, there are car accident hazards on the roadway that are less present – and in some cases, not…

Winter is here, and if it is not your first winter in the Northeast, you know bad weather is on the horizon. Snow, ice, and puddles on the roadway can make it more difficult to navigate and increase your chance of being involved in a collision and potentially suffering an…

As the presence of Uber, Lyft and other ridesharing vehicles continue to grow on New York streets, the likelihood of car accidents involving Uber and Lyft drivers also increases. You could be hit and injured by an Uber or Lyft driver or a passenger in a ridesharing vehicle hit by another…

As anybody who drives knows, there are lots of angry drivers on the roadway. You have probably suffered from road rage yourself. When a driver is angry, he or she can not focus clearly on driving. This makes that driver more likely to cause an accident because he or she…

People injured in a car accident typically report it to the police. The responding officer takes note of the drivers, witnesses, damage, and accident description. He or she may even take note of who caused the accident. As you can imagine, the police report plays a critical role when pursuing…

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