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Social Security Disability: How to Secure Benefits after a Serious Injury

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In New York, people who suffer injuries in automotive accidents can file claims for insurance reimbursement regardless of who caused the collision. Additionally, some may also qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD). The process of getting those benefits can often be complex and confusing. The information below will help guide you through the process. Understanding … Read more Social Security Disability: How to Secure Benefits after a Serious Injury

Secondary Car Crashes: What Are They, and Who Is Liable?

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Any time you are in a car accident, it’s a scary situation. Countless things could be running through your mind, from the shock of what happened to the possible costs. Additionally, when you end up in a car accident caused as a direct result of another accident, it can leave you wondering who is responsible. … Read more Secondary Car Crashes: What Are They, and Who Is Liable?

Best Practices for Reporting Accidents at Construction Sites

From trips and falls to fire and explosions, accidents on construction sites are a common occurrence. When accidents do occur, you must know how to report them properly and from whom to seek guidance in order to protect yourself and your family. If you suffered an accident on a job site in New York, a … Read more Best Practices for Reporting Accidents at Construction Sites

Motorcycle Lane Splitting in NYC: Laws and Legal Assistance

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Lane splitting on a motorcycle occurs when the operator drives between two lanes of traffic traveling in the same direction. Also known as filtering or white-lining, lane splitting allows motorcyclists to overtake other vehicles in traffic, specifically during high congestion. Many argue that this practice makes the roads safer for motorcyclists, while others think it … Read more Motorcycle Lane Splitting in NYC: Laws and Legal Assistance

Who Has the Right of Way? Pedestrians, Drivers, or Bicyclists?

Whether you choose to get around New York or any other city by car, bicycle, or your own two feet, you’ve probably had to make a quick decision about who has the right of way. Let’s delve into the specifics of who has the legal right of way according to New York State Vehicle and … Read more Who Has the Right of Way? Pedestrians, Drivers, or Bicyclists?

Can Parents Be Held Liable If Their Teen Is in a Car Accident?

The damages from collisions caused by teen drivers account for a third of all costs related to auto accidents in America. More importantly, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that the rate of collisions for teenage motorists is higher than any other age group. It’s normal to encourage teens to practice driving … Read more Can Parents Be Held Liable If Their Teen Is in a Car Accident?

What If a Coworker Caused My Injury?

After an injury on the job caused by a coworker, you can seek more than just workers’ compensation to cover your damages. Accidents happen, and whether a particular industry is known to be hazardous or not, injured workers are entitled to compensation following another party’s negligent actions. Understanding Workers’ Compensation Eligibility To be eligible for … Read more What If a Coworker Caused My Injury?

Safe Summer Driving: 4 Tips for Teens and Other New Drivers

If you’re new to driving, you’ve probably been looking forward to enjoying your newfound freedom this summer. Summer is a great time to hit the road with friends and family, but it can also present many dangers—especially for teen drivers. During the summer months, there’s a 25% jump in fatal teen car accidents compared to … Read more Safe Summer Driving: 4 Tips for Teens and Other New Drivers

Who’s At-Fault When a Self-Driving Car Gets Into an Accident?

Self-driving cars are in various stages of development with manufacturers around the globe. Completely and partially self-driving vehicles are equipped with smart, driverless features such as automatic braking and lane-switching, which are normal driving activities that can just as easily contribute to auto accidents. If you’ve suffered injuries from a collision caused by a self-driving … Read more Who’s At-Fault When a Self-Driving Car Gets Into an Accident?

Can Social Media Posts Hurt a Personal Injury Case?

While social media posts can do a world of good in court, they have the potential to hurt a plaintiff’s personal injury lawsuit when used as contradictory evidence or a violation of a settlement agreement. Learn about social media best practices for plaintiffs involved in an ongoing personal injury case and how content posted online … Read more Can Social Media Posts Hurt a Personal Injury Case?