Winter has definitely arrived in Syracuse and Central New York, with snow and ice having already begun. Driving in bad weather is always a challenge when there is snow and ice on the roadways. All to often drivers forget to use extra caution and sometimes drivers are not prepared or accustomed to these types of road conditions. Weather related crashes can be particularly stressful around the holiday season. If you look back at 2012, bad
Social Media Can Hurt Your New York Personal Injury Claim. Today people are connecting in so many ways thanks to social media. These social media sites like Facebook can be accessed over the internet by virtually anyone. Defendants and their attorneys will search for information on your Facebook page to hurt your personal injury claim. If you have been involved in a car accident in Syracuse, New York or surrounding areas and file a personal
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.
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