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), […]
If you suffer a concussion in a motorcycle crash, is it considered a brain injury?
If a motorcyclist is in an accident and is given a diagnosis of a concussion, he has, in fact, experienced a type of traumatic brain injury. The question is whether or not the brain injury should be of concern. Even if a biker is diagnosed with a “mild” concussion, and it’s not life threatening, there […]
Why a personal injury attorney is needed in minor impact soft tissue injuries (MIST)
If you’ve been injured in a car accident and have sustained minor impact soft tissue (aka/MIST) injuries, you will likely soon discover that you are going to need a personal injury attorney to help you settle your case fairly. The reason for this is that insurance companies act on the mistaken idea that such injuries […]
What to know if you are involved in an accident with an 18-wheeler
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?
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 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 […]
Determining who is liable in a wrongful death case
Wrongful death cases are those that are caused by someone’s negligence. Hard as it is to lose someone you love, determining who is liable can be complex. In a time of loss and grieving, you don’t want to be burdened with having to deal with intricate legalities. A wrongful death attorney can be of tremendous […]