Tag Archives: motorcycle accident

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 -->

100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

We are officially in the midst of what’s known as the “100 deadliest days” for teen drivers. According to statistics, the number of teen deaths due to automobile crashes spikes beginning on Memorial Day and ends on Labor Day. What can we do to help keep our kids, and others, safe when behind the wheel? -->

Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycle accidents are a very common occurrence. Millions of people are injured in motorcycle crashes every year in the United States alone. While the statistics are chilling, understanding the various types of motorcycle accidents, as well as their causes, can help raise awareness and prevention. If you or someone you know has been injured in -->

Dangers for Motorcyclists

On Saturday, October 1st an Erie County motorcyclist died after colliding with a turkey vulture in the town of Evans.  Because cyclists aren’t able to predict or prevent animal interactions, bikersafer.com offers the following advice: “Our best bet with animals is to be aware of the sorts of places and times animals are more likely -->

Several Injured in Buffalo Pedal Bike Accident

Details are still emerging regarding a 10-person pedal bike accident that occurred in Buffalo, New York. The incident occurred near the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park just before 7:30pm. According to authorities the pedal bike collided with another vehicle. Several people suffered minor injuries. Officials have yet to divulge what caused the -->

Boaters Urged To Put Safety First After Lake George Tragedy

Less than a week ago a tragic boat crash claimed the life of a 9-year-old child. The incident occurred on Lake George on Monday, July 25th. According to officials the victim was sitting with her mother on their boat when another vessel crashed into and over theirs. Both mother and daughter were injured in the crash. -->

Preventing Work Zone Crashes on I 84

It has been less than a week since two serious but unrelated crashes on I-84 in Orange County. The crashes, which both occurred in the same area, resulted in one fatality and nearly two dozen injuries. The crashes prompted the Department of Transportation (DOT) to review what, if anything could have been done to prevent -->

Another Fatal Motorcycle Crash in the Capital Region

On June 9th multiple lanes were closed on the Thruway in Bethlehem, New York after a motorcycle and tractor trailer collided between exit 22 and exit 23.  The cause of the crash, which occurred in northbound lanes, has yet to be determined. Thursday’s crash marks the 6th fatal motorcycle crash in the Capital Region this -->

Tragic Guilderland Motorcycle Crash

The Albany community is mourning the death of a paramedic and educator. On May 26th the Guilderland paramedic was riding his motorcycle on Washington Avenue when a van pulled out in front of him. The van and motorcycle collided, tragically the cyclist died. The paramedic gave over 26 years of service to the Guilderland community. -->

Our Chenango County Motor Vehicle Accident Client on his Experience with Finkelstein and Partners

Our client, a New Jersey resident, was involved in a serious crash in Oxford New York, a small town roughly 40 minutes from Binghamton, New York. Below is his account of his experience with Finkelstein and Partners. “After I was in a car accident in NY, I needed a great lawyer. I checked online and -->