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Violent Boat Collision Results in Seven Injuries

Seven people sustained varying degrees of injuries on the evening of Saturday, August 1 in a boating accident in Nassau County after a collision between two vessels. The accident occurred with such force that one of the boats was split into two pieces. Multiple first responders were called out to the scene to take part… Read More »

Motorcyclist Killed in Failure to Yield Accident on Long Island

One person died in an accident between a motorcycle and a Jeep at an intersection in Long Island. The accident occurred shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Monday, August 10 in Garden City Park. According to Nassau County Police, a 2014 Ducati motorcycle driven by a 32-year-old man was approaching the intersection of County Courthouse Road… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Suspect Charged in Long Island Hit-and-Run Collision

A suspect was charged after a man was hospitalized due to being struck by a driver at a busy intersection in Long Island. The driver fled the scene of the accident immediately after it occurred, prompting a police investigation. According to representatives from the Suffolk County Police Department, the accident occurred at the intersection of… 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 »

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 »

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 »

One Dead, Two Injured in Construction Accident on Long Island

One construction worker was killed and another injured after getting caught in wiring that was stuck underneath a pickup truck at a job site on Long Island. According to authorities, a team of construction workers had set up cable guide wiring on the road on North Bicycle Path near Port Jefferson Station at about 1:30… Read More »