16 02, 2021

DWI & Child Endangerment in New York

2021-03-25T13:53:39-04:00DWI, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers, Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

New York doesn’t take driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs lightly. It is a serious offense and accidents related to DWI often result in serious injury and deaths. When an driver is impaired and has a child in the vehicle with them at the time they are stopped by law enforcement, or when a car accident occurs, the state looks at this as child endangerment. If you are someone facing charges of driving

19 01, 2021

Does Distracted Driving Cause More Serious Crashes?

2021-01-05T13:49:14-05:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers, Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

There will be new reports coming out that shares the sobering effects of distracted driving and car accidents. This is especially true when smartphones and other similar devices are the culprits. A study done at The Ohio State University in Columbus found that distracted driving raises the chance that an accident will end in severe injury or death when compared to other crashes caused the other means. Phillip Renaud, an executive of the danger institute

12 01, 2021

Rear-End Collision Accident Liability

2021-01-05T13:43:58-05:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

The most common type of accident according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are rear-end collisions. They make up over 30% of all car accidents. For many, this may not come as a surprise with the growing number of smart devices and GPS units in our vehicles. There is little doubt that these devices have created distracted drivers and the root cause of many rear-end collisions. There is some good news. When it

8 01, 2021

What Qualifies As Pain and Suffering?

2021-01-05T13:35:07-05:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

There is a phrase that has become commonplace to hear especially when the discussion is about a victim of personal injury negligence. Pain and suffering is the term used to determine financial compensation but you may be wondering what qualifies as pain & suffering in the legal sense. No two cases are alike when it comes to victims of negligence and the health outcomes of pain and suffering can be different. Generally, what defines this

5 01, 2021

Catastrophic Injuries & Their Impact In Vehicle Accidents

2021-01-05T13:26:31-05:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

One of the most traumatic events a person can go through is a automobile accident. You can be left physically and emotionally scarred for life. Even if you are not seriously injured, just the stress resulting from an accident can affect a person for years after. Victims of catastrophic accidents suffer from costly long-term medical treatments and sadly some die during treatments. The last thing on the mind of these victims or the surviving family

18 11, 2020

What Happens If I’m Involved in an Out of State Car Crash?

2020-11-18T14:09:00-05:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

Car crashes are traumatic enough when they happen near home, but what do you do if you are involved in an out-of-state car accident and are injured? Who do you talk to? Who should you not talk to? Car accidents are bad enough when they happen in the city or county where you live. But what happens if you travel out of state (or to Canada) and get into a car crash? How do you

18 11, 2020

Commercial Truck Accidents: Proving Negligence

2024-01-03T15:20:10-05:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers, Syracuse Truck Accident Lawyers|

In most all cases, car accidents in which there is the involvement of commercial trucks are a major catastrophe simply because of the weight and sheer size of the trucks involved. Property damage is much more severe with major and serious injuries to the drivers and passengers involved. If you are the victim of a car accident involving a commercial truck and you have been injured, in order to collect damages to which you are

23 10, 2020

Syracuse Car Accidents Involving a Police Vehicle

2020-10-23T12:02:01-04:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

In Syracuse, New York, like elsewhere, the police are sworn to serve and protect the people. While there has been some negative press about some problem officers across the nation, there are many police officers that do their best to help the public. With so many police and sheriff's vehicles on the roads in Syracuse and Central New York, personal injury car accidents in Syracuse and surrounding areas involving police and sheriff's vehicles are bound

7 10, 2020

Personal Injury Law FAQ

2020-10-23T11:54:10-04:00personal injury, Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

If you have been injured and the other party is at fault, you may have a valid personal injury claim. Undoubtedly you probably have question like many in your circumstance do when filing your claim and its potential. By meeting with an experience personal injury lawyer, you can get the answers to your question that relate to your specific case. We are listing her some of the general answers to some of the most common

5 08, 2020

Child Safety Seat Placement: Can It Help in a Serious Accident?

2020-08-01T16:58:57-04:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers|

Child Safety Seat Placement You want to protect your child the best you can if there is an accident so you get the safest car and the safest child seat. Is there anything a Syracuse personal injury lawyer could advise you about that could help better the odds of your child surviving a serious auto accident? Everyone knows that you should not place a child safety seat in the front seat, but not many parents