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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Vehicle in Lake Success
A bicyclist from Great Neck was killed in an accident in Lake Success after being struck by a vehicle. According to Nassau County Police, the 66-year-old man was heading east on the Long Island expressway service road shortly after 9 a.m. between Exits 33 and 34, close to the Great Neck South High School. An… Read More »
New York Governor Seeks Legislation Requiring Seatbelts for All Backseat Passengers
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing for new legislation requiring backseat passengers to wear seatbelts. According to research published by AAA, a person who is not wearing a seatbelt while in the backseat of a vehicle is three times more likely to die in an accident. That research also states the most vulnerable people… Read More »