You were going about your day. Nothing seemed unusual about it -- just another day. Then you get the call that no one wants to receive -- your spouse was the victim of a fatal car accident. If negligence on the part of the other driver contributed to the event, according to the laws of New York, you may have legal recourse.
The Slingshot is a three-wheeled motorcycle made by Polaris. Recently, the safety of this machine was brought into question after a fatal accident claimed the life of one man. When a manufacturing problem is believed to be at the heart of a motor vehicle accident, those in New York or elsewhere who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones as a result of the issue may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.
When one chooses to accept a ride from another person, he or she likely never suspects that the ride could end in an unforeseen manner. While the vast majority of the time the journey ends without incident, there are times when it ends tragically. One New York man has lost his life after his ride ended in a fatal accident.
Police in New York are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a 3-year-old girl. This fatal car accident occurred in Uniondale on Sunday, July 9. The injured victims and the loved one's of the deceased may be entitled to pursue a claim for damages for their losses.
Collisions between automobiles and bicyclists are fairly common in some areas of New York. Bike lanes have been installed in various areas of the city to help prevent such incidents. Sadly, even when cyclists are doing the right thing by using these lanes, bad things can happen. A recent injury turned fatal accident case is proof of this.
Regardless of how it happens, losing a loved one is never easy. When the loss of life comes in an unexpected way -- such as in a fatal car accident -- the results can be particularly devastating. When a life is taken due to the negligent actions of another person, according to the laws of New York, the victim's surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses. If you have found yourself facing such an unfortunate situation, an experienced wrongful death attorney may be able to help.
Law enforcement officials in New York are investigating the cause of a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred recently on Long Island. The driver believed responsible for the incident has been arrested and is facing some serious charges. When this type of event occurs, the victim's surviving family members may have legal recourse. In this particular case, a wrongful death claim and possibly survival actions may be filed in an effort to seek compensation for any damages sustained as a result of this accident.
A car crash in New York involving a single vehicle killed one woman and left the driver injured. This fatal accident occurred in the Bronx on Feb. 1. Police are in the process of investigating this incident.
Losing a loved one in a fatal accident is tragic. When the accident was the result of another person's negligence, surviving family members may have legal recourse. The state of New York allows family members to seek compensation for their losses by filing wrongful death claims against the individual believed responsible. This, however, must be done within a specific timeframe.
Losing a loved one, no matter how it happens, can be devastating -- especially if the loss of life is unexpected. Unfortunately, lightening the load and easing one's grief may simply seem impossible. When the loss of life is the result of negligent actions, surviving family members may have legal recourse. Following a fatal accident, a wrongful death claim may be filed in a New York civil court by the victim's loved ones in an effort for them to seek relief.