What is arbitration and how is it used to settle a personal injury law claim?

what is arbitration

There are times when personal injury attorneys and the at-fault party’s insurance company cannot agree on the settlement of a claim. Rather than go to court, which can be very time-consuming and expensive, both parties can agree to arbitrate a case. In this article we discuss what arbitration is and how it can help some […]

Tips on how to become a more courteous New York driver


How does New York State rank in courteous drivers? It depends on what reports or news article you read. Several years back, the Drive Human Campaign gave New York State an F for courteous driving. This year, USA Today posted an article citing Schenectady as the rudest city in the state (36% ruder than other cities in the state), […]

What to know if you are involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler

18 wheeler accident

When a motor vehicle is involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler, chances are the vehicle’s occupants won’t escape some level of injury. An accident with a big rig can not only lead to serious injury, but to possible legal and insurance expenses. If you are involved in a trucking accident caused by the negligence […]

How prevalent is drowsy driving and what are the dangers?

drowsy driving

Sleep is an essential part of our lives. A good night’s sleep is crucial to one’s health, enabling the body to recover from the previous day’s activities and stress, and allows you to wake up refreshed and ready to take on a new day. Unfortunately, sleep deprivation is all too common. The CDC reports that […]

Why is the number of bicycle accidents continuing to increase?

Bicycle accidents CNY

Bicycle riding is a wonderful form of recreation for people of all ages. At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of bicyclists on the streets increased, as people began looking for ways to exercise since gyms and sports facilities were shut down.  Oddly, even with the diminished number of cars on the road […]

Why it is important for every motorcyclist to have an escape route


One of the most important things a motorcyclist can do to stay safe on the road is to have an escape route. Planning an escape route is something every biker should constantly be doing as he rides through traffic. When riding on a city street or on the highway, there is a great degree of […]

How wrongful death claims of a child are determined


The death of a child is devastating. If it is possible for it to be even worse, a scenario where the death was a result of negligence tops the list. The untimely death of anyone that could have been avoided is always a tragedy, and in the case of a child…well there are no words. […]

Jobs that cause the most injury and fatalities in the U.S.


The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and two other federal agencies, OSHA and the CDC, recently published a report documenting the number and types and injuries and fatalities American workers experienced in 2019. The significance of these numbers is to raise awareness so that workplaces will be safer, workers will be more attentive to […]