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Edward Nitkewicz

“Taking the reins from the buggy driver”

In a recent decision by the Second Department of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court, the Appellate Court overturned a trial court’s ruling that dismissed an injured…

Margaret Embry

How to Stay Safe When Driving in Urban Areas

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2007 New York State saw 660 urban traffic fatalities. In order to decrease this number, all urban drivers should be aware of safe…

Staff Writer

Defective Car Cases

When attempting to show a car manufacturer or seller’s liability for
a car defect, you do not need to show that they were careless. Unlike
personal injury claims that are based on…

Staff Writer

Car Accident Statistics

Car accidents pose a serious threat to the public and car accidents are the leading cause of death for people under the age of 34. Judging from the available car accident statistics, all Americans…

Staff Writer

More Drivers Driving Without Car Insurance

Americans have been seeking ways to cut their spending in these tumultuous economic times. One of the biggest cost casualties has been car insurance. The number of uninsured motorists nationwide has…

Matthew Zullo

Drive safely – The holidays are here!

The end of the year holidays present us with a chance to spend time with family and loved ones. It also means traveling. Unfortunately we have all seen the headlines of fatal accidents that…

Jim Forde

It's Winter!!!! Be Safe—–and Make It Safe for Others……

Here in the New York City area we are getting our first dusting of snow. Last night, I begrudgingly and with Scrooge-like scowls trudged into my basement to bring up a bucket of salt for my walks…

Michael Greene

Making Cars Safe for Kids

There is no question that we all love our children. They are our legacy to the future. We give birth to them, raise and nurture them and hope as we send them out into the world, that they will grow…

Michael Glass

Are Parents Liable for a Child's Negligence?

When can a parent be held liable for the injuries caused by their children? In New York, the answer is, rarely. As a general rule, parents are not going to be held legally responsible for the…

Michael Levine

Victims of Road Rage becomes Victim of Insurance Company

Ethel Adams, a 60-year-old woman from Seattle, suffered a nightmare scenario in 2004. Her car was hit by a truck that managed to cross the centerline from the other direction. She sustained broken…