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Category Archives: Auto Accidents

Man Charged After Injuring Two Pedestrians in Long Island Accident

A 25-year-old man from Long Island was charged after allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident he caused that resulted in injuries to two pedestrians, one of whom was left in critical condition. Suffolk County police investigated the crash for weeks after it happened in Bay Shore on Monday, February 3, ultimately finding and arresting… Read More »

Man Convicted in Case of 2018 Long Island Crash that Killed Newly Engaged Couple

A man was recently convicted in the case of a 2018 accident on Long Island that resulted in the deaths of a newly engaged couple. Rahmel Watkins from Brooklyn was found guilty of assault, criminally negligent homicide, reckless driving and reckless endangerment in the deaths of Elisheva Kaplan, 20, and Yisroel Levin, 21. Watkins already… Read More »

Long Island Cyclist Hit and Killed by Vehicle

A cyclist from Long Island was hit and killed in an accident on the evening of Friday, December 20. According to police, Sean Siegel of Huntington Station was riding his bike on Route 110 at approximately 7 p.m. when he approached the intersection of Route 110 and Jericho Turnpike. A 2015 Nissan Rogue was heading… Read More »

Long Island Family Has Had Multiple Vehicles Crash Into their Property

A family in Seaford recently had a car crash right into its backyard, experiencing a destroyed deck as a result. The collision caused a major wreck of glass, car parts and deck pieces strewn about the property. This isn’t the first time, though, that the DuBois family has had a car crash into its property…. Read More »

What to Do if You’re the Victim of a Hit and Run Accident

Being involved in an accident is a bad enough scenario. It can quickly turn into a nightmare if the person who causes an accident flees the scene. Fortunately, you’re not left without options if you’ve been the victim of a hit and run. Here are the steps you should take, from the moment the collision… Read More »

What Happens if Your Car is Totaled and You Still Owe on the Loan?

There are a lot of frustrating things associated with being involved in a car accident, but one of the most unfortunate circumstances is if you still owe more on the loan balance for the vehicle than your insurance company is willing to pay out for the value of the car. So how can you protect… Read More »

What to Know About Filing a Claim After Being in an Accident with an Uninsured Driver

While all drivers are required by law to have auto insurance if they’re going to get behind the wheel, the unfortunate reality is that there thousands of uninsured drivers out there. If you should find yourself in the unfortunate scenario of being involved in an accident with an uninsured driver, your uninsured motorist (UM) coverage… Read More »

How Do Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Car Accident Claims?

After you’re involved in an accident, you’ll have several discussions with insurance adjusters who will investigate your claim. Among the tasks they will perform is determining the legitimacy of your injuries. They may attempt to deny your injury claim if your claimed injuries were not actually the result of the accident, and were instead a… Read More »

Driver Charged With DUI After Causing Accident That Injured Two People

A driver was arrested after causing a crash that injured a pair of people in Huntington Station on Long Island on Tuesday, September 18. According to police who investigated the accident, the 32-year-old driver, Sky Derival, was driving his Cadillac on Jericho Turnpike, attempting to make a left turn on to Broadway. During the turn,… Read More »

Bicyclist Struck and Killed in Accident on Cross Bay Boulevard

A bicyclist was the victim of a fatal accident in Queens recently, which led residents in the area to publicly criticize the lacking safety measures on that stretch of road. According to local residents, Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel is a frequent safety hazard for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists alike. The most recent victim… Read More »