7 08, 2019

What is Contributory Negligence in New York State?

2019-08-07T09:02:00-04:00Negligence, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

Contributory Negligence in New York Accident Injury Cases This is a topic that has a lot in interest in regards to accident and personal injury law. When there is a car accident or construction accident, or other type of personal injury case in New York State, the big question that looms over the entire matter is "who is at fault?" But what if the judge or jury determine that both parties are to blame in

6 04, 2017

Forced Arbitration: Is Justice Really Served?

2017-04-06T13:10:50-04:00Negligence, personal injury|

Forced Arbitration vs. Litigation Today more and more businesses and corporations are adding arbitration clauses to shield themselves from liability. These clauses are usually hidden in consumer or employee contracts, job offers, cell phone or cable service agreements, nursing home contracts, cruise ship contracts; the list goes on and on. Most people when they sign these types of documents or agreements are unaware that these clauses are there and by signing, they forfeit their rights.

8 02, 2017

Personal Injury Car Accidents: Asleep at the Wheel

2017-02-08T13:45:28-05:00Negligence, personal injury, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

CAR ACCIDENTS AND PERSONAL INJURY: ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL. One of the most dangerous aspects of driving on any road in Syracuse and Central New York, whether it is Erie Boulevard or I-81 is sleep-deprived or overtired drivers. This applies not only to passenger cars, but also tractor trailers and buses.  How many stories have we seen in the news recently about accidents closing down portions of Interstate 81 or Onondaga Lake Parkway? Being sleepy

4 07, 2016

Chain Reaction Car Accidents: Determining Fault

2016-07-04T11:54:09-04:00Negligence, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

Who Is At Fault in a ‘Chain Reaction’ Car Accident? From the perspective of accident victims, there are many issues that may arise when it comes to establishing fault in a car accident cases involving chain reaction accidents. What is a chain reaction accident? A chain reaction car accident happens when three or more vehicles hit one another in a series of rear-end accidents that is caused by the force generated by the first collision.