Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in New York
Car Accident | June 19, 2020
The consequences of using your cell phone while driving in New York span from traffic charges to civil liability. Many states have placed bans on texting while driving or the use of handheld phones. Using a cellphone while driving can result in fines or even criminal charges. The reason why the NYPD could give you… read more
What Causes Neck and Lower Back Pain After an Accident?
Car Accident | April 28, 2020
When you’re in a car accident, all too often the damage isn’t limited to your vehicle. The sudden jolt can send shock waves throughout your body. Even a small fender bender packs more than enough punch to seriously impact your body. Your neck and lower back are especially vulnerable from the sudden jerking motion that… read more
Can I Sue the Mechanic or Auto Repair Shop for Negligence?
Car Accident | April 24, 2020
NOTE: We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. We cannot help you beyond the information provided below if no injuries resulted from the negligence of the mechanic or… read more
NYPD Officers No Longer Required to Respond to Collisions
Car Accident | April 16, 2020
An initiative that began on Staten Island last year is now a policy in New York City. As of April 6, 2020, motor vehicle accidents that only result in property damage do not need to be reported to the police department. Officials hope the timing of the policy expansion limits contact during the pandemic to… read more
How to Get an Accident Report in NYC
Car Accident | March 6, 2020
If you are involved in a car crash in New York City, you may need to pull your accident report to submit to your insurance company or to file suit against the other party. Fortunately, this process is relatively straightforward. You can get the documentation you need from either the NYPD or the NYS Department… read more
When Do You Need to Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
Car Accident | December 20, 2019
You got into a car accident and now you’re wondering what you should do. You’re struggling with some pretty serious injuries and know that your medical bills are adding up quickly. You also know that you might be able to recover compensation from an insurance company or an at-fault party. Is this something you should… read more
Girl Injured After SUV Crashes into Subway Restaurant on Long Island
Car Accident | December 13, 2019
Earlier this week, a man lost control of his SUV and crashed into a Subway restaurant on Long Island. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured in the crash. A young girl dining inside at the time did, however, sustain minor injuries from flying debris. According to reports, a Queens man turned into the Boundary Plaza… read more
What Should I Do If I Notice Symptoms of Whiplash After a Car Accident?
Car Accident | November 21, 2019
Whiplash is one of the most common injuries reported after a car accident. However, many times, symptoms don’t appear right away. It’s not uncommon for symptoms of whiplash to be delayed for a few hours, or even a few days. The symptoms might be so minor that you don’t pay much attention to them right… read more
Is It Legal to Drive Barefoot in NYC?
Car Accident | November 19, 2019
You leave a business meeting in New York City, hop into your car, and kick off your dress shoes. They’re uncomfortable, and you’d much rather drive barefoot. Is that legal, or does New York require drivers to wear shoes while operating a car? Here’s what you need to know. You Don’t Have to Wear Shoes… read more
Can a Car Accident Cause Depression?
Car Accident | September 27, 2019
Few things are terrifying than getting into a car accident. You’re doing everything you can to stay safe, and then, all of a sudden, someone else runs a red light and plows into the side of your car. You saw them coming, but there was nowhere for you to go. All you could do was… read more