We hope you never are injured in a car accident. However, statistics show that people are involved in at least two motor vehicle accidents during their lifetime. If, or when, this happens to you, you should be prepared. Here is our advice on the top 5 things to do if you are involved or injured in an auto accident: Seek Medical Attention. . . .
When a car and a pedestrian collide, the car wins—thousands of pounds of metal can cause serious and catastrophic injuries, even at very slow speeds. When the accident occurs in a crosswalk, where the pedestrian has the right-of-way, or where the motorist runs a stop sign or stop light, there may be little question of liability. But what happens . . .
Why It's Essential That You Seek Medical Care Immediately after a Motor Vehicle Accident Whether you've been in a serious auto accident or a fender-bender, if injured, it's critical that you seek medical treatment as soon as possible after the accident. Don't think that because you're still moving under your own power that you won't experience . . .
car accident in Riverhead, Long Island has left two people injured after both of the cars were struck by a westbound Long Island Rail Road train out of Greenport. The accident occurred on Thursday, June 18, at around 1:45 p.m. at the Mill Road train crossing. According to eye witnesses, a silver Mercedes was stopped at the train crossing when . . .
Wednesday, June 3, 2015, five young adults were involved in a horrific one car crash off of southbound I-95 exit 19 towards Rye Playland at around 12:30 PM (EST). The car, a red 2013 Audi A4, was speeding and crashed into a concrete partition when it failed to negotiate the right hand curve. New York State Police say that one of the passengers, . . .
A 14-year old boy on a joyride smashed into five parked cars before being apprehended by the police. It could have been worse; no one was hurt. What happens if someone is hurt by a stolen car or a car being operated without the owner's permission? What can the injured person do to obtain compensation in the event of being hit by a stolen . . .
Have you been hurt in an auto accident? This is unfortunate already, but if the other driver has insurance, you may begin to feel that help is on the way. Rather than go to court, his insurance company may offer to settle your claim. This is where the bad news begins, though. Their settlement offer may only be a fraction of the value of your . . .
Most people who are injured in an automobile accident want to know if their injuries are "serious" enough to sue. Each case is different, and even if you did not break a bone, your injuries may be "serious" enough for a lawsuit. Generally, if you did not go to a hospital immediately after the accident or seek medical treatment within a reasonable . . .
On Tuesday, May 06, 2014, Joshua Goldblatt, Esq., a trial attorney at Oresky & Associates, pllc., won a jury verdict in favor of the plaintiff, a back seat taxi cab passenger, when the cab was involved in a collision with another car. After the car accident our client was taken by ambulance to Lincoln Hospital and discharged from the emergency . . .
The girlfriend of Michael Schechel, the wrong-way driver on the Tappan Zee Bridge who killed a woman and injured her husband, has racked up more than $400,000 in medical bills from injuries sustained in the July crash and continues to pursue legal action against Schechel. Luz Hoffman, a passenger in Schechel's Ford Explorer, has asked a court to . . .