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Category Archives: Personal Injury

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 »

Two Boats Collide in Suffolk County, Resulting in One Death and Two Injuries

One man was killed and two more people were injured when two boats collided just off Long Island in Great South Bay on Sunday, June 28. The accident occurred in the Bay just south of Babylon at approximately 3 p.m. According to Suffolk County police, a man was operating a 17-foot 1981 Boston Whaler heading… 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 »

Who is Allowed to File a Wrongful Death Claim?

If you have lost a loved one in an accident due to the negligence or intentional actions of another person, you may have the right to file a wrongful death lawsuit. This is a specific type of personal injury claim in which the plaintiff is a family member or other close acquaintance of the deceased,… Read More »