Teen drivers in New York are at a much higher risk of being involved in a car accident than more experienced drivers. Many young drivers don’t fully realize the consequences that reckless or distracted driving can create. The confidence level of some inexperienced drivers leads them to believe they are in complete control when behind the wheel, even when doing things that take their eyes off the road or distract them. Educators, parents, and
When truck drivers take drugs they impair the driver’s ability to drive safely. This puts everyone at risk of severe and fatal injuries from truck accidents as a result of truck driver negligence and impairment. About 5,000 deaths each year are caused by truck drivers on drugs. The Most Common Drugs Used by Truck Drivers In 2020 is was recorded by the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse that more than 60,500 alcohol and drug violations we
What has become the technical name for the global pandemic we are all facing is Covid-19. If you believe that a loved one acquired Covid-19 and died because of negligence and carelessness of a healthcare worker then you may be able to pursue a wrongful deal claim. As we have all learned as we have gone through this pandemic is those who are the most vulnerable in the population are the elderly, nursing home residents,
You have been in a car accident and you are now looking for attorney representation. Most attorneys or law firms offer free consultations. Injured parties are often nervous or scared to reach out and schedule a consultation. They are unsure what to expect and don’t want to feel pressured like a used car salesman looking for a sale. Some people don’t know if they have a valid calm or worry that they will have to
It can seem intimidating for many when they think they may have to go to court. For some people, the fear of having to go to court is what keeps them from seeking legal help after they sustain a personal injury from a car accident. They often feel that if they file a claim with a Syracuse personal injury lawyer, their case will end up going into a courtroom. The truth is, the personal injury
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.
What happens if I was injured in a car accident because the driver of the other vehicle failed to yield right of way? Motor vehicle accidents in Syracuse and Central New York can result from any number of causes. Often, car accidents and accidents involving other types of motor vehicles happen when another driver doesn't follow the traffic safety laws in effect at the time and place of the accident. When someone driving a motor