Truck Accidents and Unsecured Cargo

Heavy trucks play an essential role in transporting goods across the country, and trucking companies and drivers have a responsibility to ensure that these goods or materials are adequately secured in the truck to keep other motorists safe. Most of us have had an uneasy feeling when driving behind a heavily loaded truck. As drivers and passengers on the road, we want to trust that truck loads are safely and properly secured. But this isn’t always the case. AAA performed a study of commercial and personal vehicles that found that more than 200,000 accidents occurred over four years as the result Read more

Drunk Driving Accidents

Every day 29 people die in an accident caused by an alcohol-impaired driver. In 2016 alone, 10,497 people died as the result of an alcohol-impaired driving crash. This accounts for 28% of all traffic deaths in the United States. Drunk driving accidents are serious and can result in severe injuries or death as these crashes usually involve high speeds. Drunk driving accidents are different from regular car accidents. While the driver can be held liable for damages, there are others who may be held responsible as well. Read more

Can the City be Liable for a Bus Accident?

Every day thousands of buses travel through the streets of New York City transporting millions of passengers. Buses owned by New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) account for 80% of the buses on the road. Due to their massive size, bus accidents can cause devastating injuries to passengers, pedestrians, and other drivers. If a bus owned by the City is the source of your injury, can the City be held liable? Read more

What to Do After a Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident can be a very stressful and emotional event. It’s important, however, that you remain calm and follow these steps to make the process after a car accident as painless as possible. Read more