Category Archives: NY Personal Injury

Limo Safety Still a Focus after Tragic Crash

New York seems to flourish in the summer and fall months between wedding season, tourism, and locals taking advantage of the many sites worth seeing through the state. Due to tragic events that occurred in 2018, officials and safety advocates are urging lawmakers to take crucial steps to prevent catastrophic injuries. The state Senate approved -->

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding School Bus Safety

Parents depend on school bus drivers, and the companies that manage school bus drivers, to get their children to and from school safely. According to the National Center for Statistics, data collected from 2007 to 2016 shows an average of 128 school-transportation related crashes each year. NBC reports of all fatal crashes, “58 were in -->

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 -->

Labor Day: Safe Driving Tips

As Labor Day approaches, many are excited for the long weekend and celebrations with family and friends. Labor Day is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, so it is important to stay safe and plan ahead before you head out on the road. Here are some simple tips to follow before the -->

July 4th Firework Safety Tips

Many New Yorkers will conclude Independence Day celebrating with fireworks. It’s not a surprise the number of reported injuries related to fireworks is much higher around July 4th, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. If you plan to light off fireworks, the National Council on Fireworks Safety urges consumers to be ‘fireworks smart’ -->

The Link Between Cell Phones, Marijuana, and Pedestrian Injuries

A 27% spike in recent pedestrian fatalities has many experts questioning why so many people are being killed in preventable crashes. To some, the answer is obvious: “Jonathan Adkins, executive director of the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, told The Wall Street Journal that the numbers are worrisome even when considering population growth, more cars on the road and an -->

Live Injury-Free

There’s a critical health threat that deserves our attention: preventable, serious and life-threatening injuries.  Accidental injury is the #3 leading cause of death for people of all ages. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), preventable deaths rose by 10% in 2016. Injuries don’t discriminate. It’s very likely that you or someone you know has -->

Not Ready for Frigid Cold Weather? Your Car May not be Either

With temperatures dipping to almost unbearable lows, its important to prepare yourself AND your vehicle for the unexpected. These nine bad winter habits, published by weather.com, could ruin your car and put you and others at serious risk for injury and even death: Forgetting to change your windshield wipers. Proper visibility is absolutely vital to -->

Farms, Foliage, and all things Fall: Simple Tips to Prevent Unexpected Injuries

For those of us lucky enough to call Upstate New York home this is an especially enjoyable time of the year. There are endless ways to enjoy New York’s unbeatable foliage and fall festivities, we hope these safety tips will help to prevent any unforeseen injuries. Autumn Driving.jpg Behind the Wheel: you’ve most likely noticed -->

When Tractor Trailer Companies Fail to Put Safety First

It’s hard to believe tractor trailer companies put drivers on the road without providing safety training, but unfortunately, it happens. When our client was seriously injured in a preventable tractor trailer accident, we held the company accountable™. Click here to read more.