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Category Archives: Auto Accidents

What is Considered Reasonable Care in a Personal Injury Case?

In many types of personal injury cases, one of the legal principles that will play a role in proving negligence is the “duty of care.” For example, all drivers on the road have an assumed “duty of care” to other drivers to exercise reasonable care and caution while behind the wheel, which includes following all… Read More »

When Can I File a Defective Product Claim After a Car Accident?

If you have been injured in an accident and believe a defective part of your vehicle (or another vehicle) was to blame, you can file a product liability lawsuit against the responsible party. That party could be a vehicle manufacturer, or a manufacturer, distributor or seller of the part in question. There are a couple… Read More »

Who Could Be a Defendant in a Product Liability Claim After a Car Accident?

If you were injured in an accident and have reason to believe the accident was caused by defects in your vehicle, you would file an injury lawsuit claiming product liability on the part of the responsible party. Here are a few examples of possible defendants in product liability claims dealing with car accidents: Vehicle manufacturer:… Read More »

Motorcyclist Dead After Colliding With Jeep in Long Island Accident

A man died in a Long Island accident after his motorcycle collided with a jeep. The accident occurred on the evening of Tuesday, April 7 in Mastic. According to Suffolk County Police, a 31-year-old woman from Manorville was driving her 2006 Jeep Liberty heading south on Mastic Road, when she turned left on to Eleanor… Read More »

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Suffolk County Accident

A pedestrian sustained critical injuries on the evening of Sunday, March 29 after being hit by a vehicle. According to Suffolk County police, the accident occurred on the westbound section of the Sunrise Highway in Copiague, where the highway intersects with Decker Street. The 50-year-old man was hit in the roadway by a 2015 Nissan… Read More »

What Are the Risks if Auto Insurance is Suspended or Canceled During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Severe restrictions on travel, health fears and closed workplaces have sharply curtailed automobile traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accidents have dropped so much that many auto insurance companies are providing refunds to policyholders. People who are stuck at home and facing financial distress might be tempted to cancel or suspend their coverage. However, if an… Read More »

Drop in Car Crashes, Spike in Bicycle Accidents Linked to Coronavirus

Once Americans came to understand how deadly the coronavirus can be and how easily it is passed from person to person, transportation habits changed. Not only did people drastically curtail business and personal travel, but many stopped going to their workplaces. That has led to a reduction in car accidents at the same time that… Read More »

Bail Reform Comes Under Fire After Suspect in Fatal DUI Released

A man from Long Island blames the bail reforms in New York for a driver who allegedly killed his brother in a DUI accident being released without bail. His outrage has resulted in the controversial new laws once again coming under fire from people throughout the state. 40-year-old Jordan Randolph was arrested at approximately 4… Read More »

New York’s Worst Cities for Fatal DUIs

In 2017 (the most recent year for which we have complete information), there were 206 people killed in drunk driving accidents in the state of New York. Of course, the levels of danger in the various towns and villages throughout the state varied. So which cities can we consider the most dangerous? Here’s a quick… Read More »

Driver Loses Control of Pickup, Collides with Numerous Parked Vehicles in Selden

A pair of men were transported to the hospital for treatment on the evening of Saturday, February 15 after a driver in a Dodge Ram pickup in Selden lost control of his vehicle, ultimately colliding with and causing damage to a dozen parked vehicles in the area. According to Suffolk County police, the driver of… Read More »