Tag Archives: Car accident

Parents Are the Key to Safe Teen Drivers

All parents want to keep their children safe no matter how young or old they are.  When children mature into teenagers they are presented with new dangers, as parents it’s our job to stay informed so that we can encourage our children to make good decisions- especially behind the wheel. If you have a young -->

Child Safety Demonstration Shows Dangers of Hot Cars

According to experts, each year an average of 37 children die from heat-related deaths after being trapped inside vehicles. In a memorable demonstration, Los Angeles police officers gathered with local representatives and set up two cars – one with the windows closed and one with them cracked – to demonstrate just how fast each car -->

Hidden Risks with Rental Cars

There are generally two scenarios that prompt the need for a rental car, you’re traveling, or you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle crash. Putting the pieces together after a motor vehicle crash can be difficult. Aside from physical damages, there’s almost always financial and logistical issues to work out, like securing a rental car. -->

Liability and Safety Issues in Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving cars, also called autonomous vehicles (AVs), are on the way to becoming more common on our streets. They can potentially reduce the incidence of crashes, thereby saving lives. Since they are a new phenomenon, there are many unanswered questions relating to liability and safety issues. The hope is that when all the questions are -->

Did You Purchase a Vehicle with an Open Recall?

A recent survey found that 27% (more than 1 in 4) of the vehicles for sale at CarMax, the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, had a dangerous unrepaired safety recall.  “‘CarMax is selling huge numbers of unsafe, defective recalled cars that are ticking automotive time bombs. They pose a serious threat to the safety -->

The Staggering Number of Tragedies Caused By Distracted Drivers

Did you know every day in the United States more than 1,000 people are injured in crashes that involve a distracted driver? In addition to the vast number of people injured on a daily basis due to distraction, approximately nine people are killed every day in distracted driving related crashes. Many people assume that if -->

Technology Can Help Your Car Accident Case

The use of vehicle technology has rapidly expanded in recent years. There are technologies which were unavailable a few years ago that can now help determine who is liable for a motor vehicle involved accident. Modern technology can assist injured individuals in proving that another driver was at fault in the event of an accident. -->

Don’t Miss Our Blood Drive: This Friday in Newburgh

According the American Red Cross every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Just one car crash victim can require as many as 100 pints of blood. This Friday we are hosting our semi-annual Blood drive in our Newburgh parking lot from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. For registration information please click here.

One in Four Cars on The Road Have an Unresolved Safety Recall

Recalls are issued for a number of reasons, but generally an auto recall is issued when a manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) deems a vehicle, equipment, car seat, or tire could potentially create an unreasonable safety risk, or fails to meet minimum safety standards. You may be surprised to find that -->

The Consequences of Driving Impaired and Those Hurt Along the Way

Our client was a passenger in a friend’s vehicle when they were involved in impaired driving crash in Albany, New York. The collision likely could have been avoided had the driver made the right decisions. Our client suffered facial lacerations and neck injuries. At the conclusion of his case he said “Your guidance has helped me -->