What to Expect When You File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in New York

Most personal injury cases in New York are settled out of court. However, in some cases, insurance companies are unwilling to offer enough to fully compensate a victim for their damages. In those cases, a lawsuit may be necessary. The first step in filing a lawsuit is determining where to file. The suit may be… read more

No Fault Means No Guarantee

If you drive in New York, you are probably aware that New York is a “No-fault” jurisdiction, but what exactly does that mean, and how does that affect your rights if you are injured in an auto accident as a driver, passenger, or pedestrian? No Fault Insurance The purpose of no-fault insurance is to reduce… read more

19-Year-Old Hospitalized With Critical Injuries Following a Motorcycle Accident in Brooklyn

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after he was struck by a car in Brooklyn. According to reports, the 19-year-old rider was traveling south on Pennsylvania Avenue when a car attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Hegemen Avenue in front of him. However, the Hyundai Sonata, driven by a 58-year-old man, struck the bike… read more

What is a Motorcycle Crash Bar? Do I Need One?

Motorcycles only comprise a small fraction of the vehicles on NYC roads. Despite this, motorcyclists account for about 14 percent of all motor vehicle accident fatalities every year. Statistics show that a motorcyclist in NYC is about 38 times more likely to die in an accident than passengers in larger vehicles. Motorcyclists are vulnerable to… read more