Injured in a car accident? Was the other driver distracted when the collision occurred? According to the laws of New York and general common law, a distracted driver is a negligent driver. Victims may be entitled to seek compensation for any losses experienced in a crash with a negligent driver.
Police in New York are investigating the cause of an auto wreck that killed one individual and left two others injured. This car accident occurred Sunday, Dec. 17, in the Dyker Heights area. If either driver is thought to have been negligent in his or her actions leading to this incident, he or she may be held legally accountable for the losses suffered by the victims and their families.
Police in New York are looking into the cause of a crash that left six people injured. This car accident occurred in Lower Manhattan on Thursday, Dec. 7. At this time no charges have been filed against the driver deemed responsible.
On Nov. 21, in New York, a man took a child for a joy ride, crashed the car and then fled the scene -- leaving the child injured and alone. This car accident occurred in the Whitehall area. Charges have been filed against them man deemed responsible for the incident.
A young woman in New York recently died following a minor auto collision. The individual deemed responsible for the car accident has yet to be located. When he or she is, the victim's family may have legal recourse.
Lyft, Uber and various other ride-share services have popped up over the years. They are very popular in New York and all across the country, as they are easy to access, relatively inexpensive and make getting around town a little less stressful. What happens, though, if one is injured in a ride-share car accident?
Riding in someone else's car and injured in an accident? Who is responsible for any losses resulting from a passenger injury? According to New York laws, it all depends on the details of the incident.
When a person is injured in a crash that is caused by another individual's negligence, he or she may be entitled to seek compensation for any losses sustained. This may be accomplished by filing a personal injury claim in a New York civil court. This week's column will address some information car accident victims need to know about personal injury claims.
Early in the morning of April 22, 2014 in New York, a limo driver sat in his vehicle drinking coffee, getting ready to start his day, when an MTA bus struck the back right side of his car. The car accident left the victim in quite a bit of pain and even caused him to experience a condition called foot drop. This made it impossible for him to return to his driving career.
In New York and elsewhere, auto collisions are a daily occurrence. Many of them have minor outcomes, but even in such cases injuries can still happen. For example, whiplash is often experienced following a rear-end car accident. It does not take a whole lot of force for this type of injury to occur.