Post-Pandemic Driving

As noted in one of our recent posts, the coronavirus pandemic and the related shutdowns had an interesting effect on car accidents and car accident related injuries and deaths. On the one hand, the overall number of traffic accidents went down significantly due to fewer cars being on the roads. However, the number of speeding […]

Covid-19 N 95 Masks

We are all aware of the recommendations that we wear masks on our faces when we are out in public due coronavirus epidemic. However, these recommendations appear to have had an unintended and possibly dangerous consequence. According to an article in the New York Post this past week, a New Jersey driver crashed head-on into […]

Coronavirus Speeding

Anyone who has taken a drive in New York lately has undoubtedly noticed that roads that are usually filled with bumper-to-bumper traffic are now eerily empty. The coronavirus pandemic has led to most New Yorkers staying home and off the roads. This seems to be a small silver lining in what is otherwise a terrible […]

NYPD Policy Regarding Car Accidents

It appears that the strain that the coronavirus pandemic has placed on the City of New York has prompted the NYPD to come up with a new policy regarding police responses to motor vehicle accidents.  According to a Daily News article, a memo recently distributed by the NYPD indicates that police officers will no longer […]

Seek Attorney Advice Immediately After Being Involved in a Car Accident

If you are injured in an auto accident, it will serve in your best interest to talk to a personal injury lawyer BEFORE you talk to any insurance adjuster. To ensure you receive the compensation you deserve for the injuries sustained in the car accident you should always hire a personal injury attorney immediately after […]

Tragic deaths of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Giana

The world was shocked over the unexpected and tragic deaths of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Giana in a helicopter accident that also claimed the lives of six other passengers and the helicopter pilot. Following this week’s memorial at the Staple Center comes news that Vanessa Bryant, Kobe’s widow, has filed a wrongful […]

What to do When Involved in an Auto Accident

Whether a minor car wreck or a tragic accident, like the recent car crash that killed two former volleyball stars and their daughters, it’s important to know what to do when involved in a car accident. https://nypost.com/2020/02/17/former-volleyball-stars-and-their-daughters-killed-in-car-crash/ First and foremost, be sure to call 911 immediately. When the police arrive, ask them to make a […]

Need a Personal Injury Attorney for a Drunk Driving Related Accident?

Driving while intoxicated is a serious crime in New York State. A person’s judgment, coordination, and ability are impaired when alcohol is consumed. Sadly, there are several accidents that happen quite often on Long Island that are drunk driving related. If you or a loved one have fallen victim to an accident that is related […]

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) – an INVISIBLE INJURY

Traumatic brain injury, also known as TBI, usually results from a blunt trauma, hard blow, jolt or other head injury that causes damage to the brain. Common causes include car, motorcycle, or bicycle accidents, slip and falls, and even explosions. Recently, over 100 of members of American troops in Iran sustained traumatic brain injury from a missile […]

The Importance of Bike Safety

Over the last few months, there have been many tragic reports of bicyclists getting hit by vehicles, especially at busy intersections. Thus, every bicyclist needs to realize how important bike safety is. Helmets aren’t just for kids on bikes; they are for everyone who rides a bike.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, […]