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Auto Accidents – Know Your Rights

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

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The winter months always lead to an increase in the number of auto accidents. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, every year more than 118,000 people are injured or killed in vehicle crashes attributable to winter weather. If you are in an accident it is important to know what you need to do and what time limitations apply.

After an auto accident in New York you are required by law to stop and exchange information. If possible, take a photograph of the other driver’s insurance card, driver’s license and license plate. If anyone is injured Read More→

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Protect Your Family Before An Accident

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

 

Being injured in an auto accident is traumatic, but that trauma can be magnified if there is insufficient insurance to compensate you for your injuries. You can protect yourself and your family by being smart about your own coverage before an accident by purchasing sufficient uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.

Although the law prohibits driving without insurance, there are unfortunately drivers who ignore that law Read More→

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Here They Go Again…..

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Recently Michael Cardozo, the chief lawyer at New York City’s Corporation Counsel, called for a cap on pain and suffering damages in Tort lawsuits, citing the City’s need to reduce payouts on personal injury cases.

Didn’t New York State’s legislature just decide this was a bad idea a few months ago when they rejected the caps which were proposed as part of Medicaid reform? Read More→

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Chrysler Announces Major Recall

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

 

This week the Chrysler Group LLC announced it was recalling close to 250,000 vehicles due to a defect in the steering system that could result in loss of directional stability and an increased risk of crashes. The recall applies to multiple models of the 2003 -2011 model-year Dodge Ram Read More→

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