Ever see drivers speeding, weaving in and out of traffic, cutting other people off or following too closely? These reckless behaviors can be seen on New York roadways every single day. Sadly, the behaviors of a negligent driver can result in other individuals suffering when these actions result in an auto collision.
Authorities in New York are in the process of investigating a crash that left 13 people injured. The bus versus car accident occurred Friday, June 15, in the Bronx. The victims of this crash may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.
Police in New York are in the process of investigating a crash that left a child injured and motherless. This car accident occurred in the Brooklyn area on Tuesday, June 10. One or both of the drivers involved in this incident may be held legally responsible for the losses suffered by the surviving victim and the other family members of the deceased.
You were at your local coffee place when all of a sudden a car comes crashing through the building and hits you. You were driving your normal route to work when all of a sudden the driver next to you crashes into you and forces you both off the road. You were walking in your neighborhood when all of a sudden a car was on top of you. All of these accident examples have one thing in common; they were caused by out-of-control drivers. According to the state of New York, an out-of-control driver is a negligent driver.
An elderly New York couple was outside their vehicle at a car wash when they were struck by an SUV. The car accident claimed the life of one of the victims and left the other with critical injuries. Police are still in the process of investigating this tragedy.
In driver's education, people are taught about stopping times and distance. Everyone who has a license should know that it takes time for a car to come to a complete stop, particularly when that vehicle is traveling at a high speed. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to see some drivers in New York following other vehicles too closely. If you've been involved in a car accident with someone who was riding your tail, you may have legal recourse.
You were out, driving around town just like any other day -- then, it happened. You were preparing to go through an intersection, but the traffic signal was malfunctioning. You ended up getting in a car accident because of it, and you were hurt pretty badly. Now, you want to know who is responsible for your losses. New York laws allow injured victims to pursue compensation from liable parties, but in this case, is the liable party the other driver, the city or some other company whose job it is to maintain the traffic signal?
Self-driving cars are slowly but surely making their way into the hands of consumers in New York and elsewhere. There is no doubting that the technology is fascinating, but it is far from perfect. A recent car accident in another state is proof that even these vehicles fail to prevent injury or death.
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.