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Auto Accidents Archives

Spring Riding Season: Highpoint For Motorcycle Danger

Motorcyclists get excited this time of year in New York, as warmer temperatures bring "riding weather." Nothing makes you forget about winter faster than a cruise on the bike, but some of these rides end prematurely - in a wreck.

GM Ignition Switch Defects Reveal Near-Underworld Of Business

If someone asked you what enterprise caused 67 deaths and 113 injuries in a little more than a decade, you might guess the mob. Sadly, the answer is General Motors (GM). The auto manufacturer became aware of a defective ignition switch during testing in 2001, but failed to remediate the flaw appropriately then later hid its knowledge of it.

Hard To Pin Down Defining Traits of NY Drunk Drivers

Drunk driving is a terrifying epidemic that can victimize anyone at anytime. One of the troubling aspects of drunk driving is that intoxicated drivers come from all backgrounds. Gender, economic class and age are not indicators of who may decide to drive drunk. There is one noticeable characteristic of drunk driving: Many of the crashes involve repeat offenders.

Is The Lowered NYC Speed Limit Safer Or Just Symbolic?

New York City is finishing its first week with lowered speed limits on most of its roads. Workers began installing new 25 mph speed limit signs throughout the city last week. Once complete, in about one year, there will be 3,000 new speed limit signs.

Making Distracted Driving More Than Just An Awareness Campaign

People who seek to end distracted driving often feel like they are fighting an uphill battle. Merely raising distracted driving awareness may not be enough, as the latest gadgets, like the iPhone 6, commonly divert motorists' attention despite their knowing that it is dangerous.

Tony Stewart Crash Highlights Liability Issues In Fatalities

Tony Stewart is one of NASCAR's most accomplished drivers, but he made headlines for a different reason in August. The professional driver was competing in a dirt-track race in upstate New York when he hit and killed a 20-year-old man, Kevin Ward Jr., while he was outside his vehicle.

Do Motorcycle Passengers Have Legal Recourse After An Accident?

When a car driver hits a motorcyclist it is obvious that he or she will be responsible for the biker's injuries. This will likely involve insurance payouts and possibly a personal lawsuit. People are often confused, however, about the legal rights of an injured motorcycle passenger.

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Past President NYSTLA
Big Apple | Pothole & Sidewalk Protection Committee
Trial Lawyers Care
Super Lawyers
Take Justice Back | www.takejusticeback.com
Life Member | Million Dollar Advocates Forum | Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum | The Top Trial Lawyers in America
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American Association for Justice | Sustaining Member 2015
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