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Category Archives: Auto Accidents

Two Dead After Fiery Crash on Long Island Expressway

A pair of people were killed in an accident on the Long Island Expressway on Thursday, August 6 at approximately 3 p.m. in the town of New Hyde Park. According to law enforcement, a pickup truck was heading west on the expressway when it collided with the rear of a tractor trailer close to exit… Read More »

Who Pays for Vehicle Damage After a Car Accident?

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, who will be responsible for paying for the vehicle damage? The answer to this question depends largely on the circumstances of the accident and the insurance coverage each driver has (or does not have). When another driver causes the accident If another driver was at fault for… Read More »

How to Handle a He Said/She Said Accident Case

It’s not unusual for drivers involved in an accident case to give differing versions of the events that led to the accident. If you find yourself in a dispute over the events of your accident, you will need to rely on evidence beyond just your word if you are going to be able to succeed… Read More »

Child Dead in Long Island Hit-and-Run Accident

Investigators are searching for the driver in a hit-and-run accident that resulted in the death of a seven-year-old boy. According to police, the boy left his Mastic home without his parents and walked onto the eastbound section of Route 27 between Exit 58 and 59 on Sunday, May 31 at around 10:15 p.m. Soon after,… Read More »

Five Injured in Brightwaters Car Accident

Five people were injured, one sustaining serious injuries, in an accident involving two vehicles in Brightwaters on Long Island. The accident occurred at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, June 28. According to police, a 21-year-old man from West Babylon was driving his 2006 Hyundai sedan heading west on Montauk Highway, close to South Bay Avenue,… Read More »

Four Injured in Nassau County Accident Involving Ambulance

Four people were hospitalized after being involved in an accident involving a police ambulance in Plainview. The accident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, June 15. According to police, the driver of the police ambulance was responding to an emergency call, and had lights and sirens activated at the time. While en route to… Read More »

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 »