10 05, 2021

Truck Accidents, Texting, Distracted Driving, and You

2021-05-10T12:11:46-04:00Syracuse Car Accident Lawyers, Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Truck Drivers Are 23 Times More Likely to Cause an Accident if Texting & Driving We have all heard that distracted driving can play a significant role in fatal accidents. Truck drivers are 23 times more likely to cause an accident by  texting and driving. Distracted Driving Truck Crashes According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), commercial trucking accidents are often the cause of truck drivers that become distracted when behind the wheel.

25 03, 2021

Top Mistakes People Make After an Accident

2021-03-25T14:30:40-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers, Workers' Compensation|

What are the Top  Mistakes People Make After an Accident or Injury? If you are injured as a result of someone else's negligence or as a result of an accident such as an automobile accident or a slip and fall accident, it is important to understand what NOT to do if you are thinking about talking to a Syracuse personal injury lawyer about pursuing an personal injury claim. There are a number of things you

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

17 09, 2020

Catastrophic Injuries to Spinal Cord

2020-09-17T11:39:13-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

There are many ways someone could suffer from a spinal cord injury, almost 40% of them are caused by automobile accidents. A spinal cord injury can truly be catastrophic, whether it is from a slip and fall or tripping which counts for over 30% of the injuries to in car accidents. The one common factor is they often happen because of another person’s carelessness, unsafe conditions at the workplace. The injuries that are a result

18 05, 2020

How Does Covid-19 Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

2020-05-18T09:42:08-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

(NY) With COVID-19 causing companies across the nation to close their doors and send employees home, it is an unfortunate fact of life that accidents and injuries that can affect your life and livelihood continue to happen. Accidents and injuries happen when you least expect them, whether you are involved in a car accident, a workplace injury, or a slip and fall accident, the results can be devastating and have a long-term impact on your

13 05, 2020

How to Maximize Your Personal Injury Award or Settlement

2020-05-13T09:22:19-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

There is no question that motor vehicle accidents can happen anywhere. In Syracuse and the Central New York area with all the highways, this is no exception. Car accidents can have a traumatizing effect on those that are involved and the legal concerns are probably the farthest from your mind just after a serious car crash. Like a lot of big businesses, Insurance companies are looking to line their own pockets. When there is a

28 04, 2020

Will Covid-19 Keep Me From Getting My Accident Injury Settlement?

2020-04-28T08:52:45-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Probably the first thing someone who has been injured thinks of after an accident (automobile, workplace, etc.) is "am I alright," and then they think about seeing a doctor or going to the emergency room. Other things on the agenda might also be about filing an accident claim with their insurance company, and if necessary finding another car to get them to and from work if they were in a car accident and their car

24 03, 2020

Covid-19 Statement

2020-03-24T09:34:31-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

An Important Announcement re: COVID-19 Dear Clients, I want to provide you with an update as to what we are doing in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. First, please be assured that we are committed to our clients and are continuing to prosecute your cases during this critical time and will be working tirelessly to get you the justice you deserve. At the same time, we are also obligated to make sure we do

12 02, 2020

Filing a Personal Injury Suit in New York

2020-04-21T14:05:05-04:00Syracuse Personal Injury Lawyers|

Do I Really Need a Personal Injury Lawyer? One of the most common questions new or potential clients ask is "Do I actually need a personal injury lawyer to help me with my claim?" The bottom line is that by not having experienced personal injury legal representation can actually hurt you and your loved ones in the long run. In circumstances where your insurance claim has been denied or where an adequate settlement cannot be