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What to do if you're involved in a car accident that wasn't your fault

A serious, multi-vehicle, chain-reaction car accident involving a public NYC bus recently sent at least 13 people to the hospital, including one person who was critically hurt. The accident happened on Jerome Avenue in the Bronx's Norwood neighborhood, around 11 a.m., on a Thursday in late July. New York City Police say that the pile-up...

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New York teenager dies in tragic drunk driving crash

A Clarkstown teen is facing homicide and driving while intoxicated charges after allegedly causing a fatal multi-vehicle crash in May 2021. According to CBS New York, Alan Mendoza, an 18-year-old Clarkstown North High School student, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, and vehicular homicide. The charges stem from a spring crash...

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Distracted driving takes center stage in April

Be honest with yourself. Have you ever, at any point in time, taken your attention off the road to read or send a text while driving? What about just glancing at your phone for a second to check a notification or to see who's calling you? If so, you aren't the only one. Despite the...

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What to do if you were hurt in an intersection crash

An experienced Bronx car accident lawyer explains what to do if you were hurt in an intersection accident. NYC has some of the most congested streets and intersections in the nation. With millions of people living and commuting within more than 400 square miles, navigating our intersections can be nerve-racking. Motorists, truck drivers, bicyclists and...

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Who is responsible for paying for my damages after a crash?

An experienced Bronx attorney explains how to recover damages through a car accident settlement in New York.  If you live in NYC, you know how hectic driving can be. The streets are often packed with motorists, truck drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists all trying to get somewhere at once. For this reason, car accidents are inevitable...

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Obtaining and reading your New York Car Accident Report

A police investigation is one of the first things that happens after a crash. Once police arrive, they interview both parties involved and witnesses; observe the damage done to both cars; examine tire marks in the road; and begin filling out a car accident report. Your New York car accident report serves as a key...

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What are my legal options if I sustained PTSD after a car accident?

When we think of crash-related injuries, most of the focus is placed on physical ailments, such as broken bones, spinal injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Mental and emotional trauma, like PTSD, stemming from a crash can be equally (if not more) debilitating in some cases. It's common for crash survivors to develop anxiety after a...

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Can sleep disorders lead to drowsy driving accidents?

Drowsy driving is one cause of serious and fatal crashes that often gets overlooked. At some point, most people drive while tired. Many people have managed to get to their destinations without causing a crash, but some have not been so lucky. About 800 traffic fatalities happen each year across the United States due to...

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How tire marks in the road can be used as evidence after a crash

Pursuing a successful car accident claim takes a great deal of investigation and negotiation from your attorney. Without key evidence to prove that someone else's negligence caused your crash, the other driver's insurance company may be able to argue against your claim. There are many important pieces of evidence that your attorney can present to...

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