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Driver avoiding a car accident on Long Island.

Traffic safety experts have lauded radar based crash avoidance and auto-pilot systems as dramatic innovations in traffic safety.  Proponents of this technology emphasize that human error constitutes the most significant threat to motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians.  Substituting forms of self-driving…

Feb 2

So, You Were in A Car Crash, Now What?

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Man at a crash scene on the phone with Long Island car accident attorneys.

Unfortunately, traffic collisions are extremely common, however if you know the right steps to take, you can better protect yourself and your rights. So what steps should you take if you are involved in a car crash? Here a several…

Jan 26

Work-Related Car Accidents

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Businessman injured in a work-related car accident on Long Island.

Collisions involving motor vehicles make up a large percent of work place accidents, including a large number of very serious accidents leading to fatal injuries. About two out of five fatal work place accidents resulted from transportation related incidents in…

Jan 19

The Possible Benefits of Dash Cameras During a Car Accident

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Dash camera in a car in case of an accident on Long Island.

These days video cameras are basically ubiquitous. The availability of devices that take videos, most notably smart phones has already impacted many legal cases, often dramatically. One other type of camera that you have likely heard of or seen is…

Motor vehicle in Long Island with seatbelts not fastened.

We all know we should wear our seat belts. Not only is it the law, but it also drastically reduces the risk of serious or fatal injuries in the event of a car crash. But what if you were injured…