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What Is the Average New York Auto Accident Settlement? Recent Car Accident Settlement Examples

Posted in Car Accidents on July 26, 2023

As a city with over 8.5 million residents, New York City sees no shortage of car accidents. Accident reports from the NYPD show that in June 2023 alone, the city saw 7780 reported car accidents.  It’s rare for a car accident case to go to trial for a verdict, which means that compensation can be… read more

What Are the Dangers of Running a Red Light in Brooklyn?

Posted in Car Accidents on July 19, 2023

With a population of over 8.5 million, it’s no secret that NYC is the biggest city in the United States. In Brooklyn, one of New York City’s most popular boroughs, countless cars are present on the streets at all hours of the day. When driving through Brooklyn, it’s important to keep an eye out for… read more

10 Worst Celebrity Car Accidents in New York City, NY

Posted in Car Accidents on June 2, 2023

Each year, thousands of New Yorkers are involved in motor vehicle collisions — and some of these collisions involve people who are famous. Tragically, some celebrity collisions are fatal. Although celebrity mishaps are often widely reported, others are not common knowledge among the public. The following ten car accidents are the worst celebrity crashes on… read more

The Effects of Airbag Deployment in Your New York City Car Accident Claim

Posted in Car Accidents on April 28, 2023

Airbags save lives. This is the message the statistics published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) proclaim repeatedly. More than 50,000 people have been saved by airbags as of 2017, according to NHTSA and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). However, airbag deployment does more than make it more likely you will… read more

How To File a Car Accident Claim With Allstate 

Posted in Car Accidents on March 22, 2023

Allstate is one of the largest and most recognizable insurance companies in the United States and New York. According to Insurance Business America, Allstate insures approximately 16 million people and has more than 175 million policies in place. This means that if you are involved in a car accident, odds are that you may be… read more

How Do You Sue an Insurance Company After an Auto Accident in Brooklyn?

Posted in Car Accidents on February 27, 2023

Dealing with an insurance claim after an auto accident in Brooklyn can be frustrating. New York has no-fault insurance laws. Therefore, your first claim after a car accident is with your PIP insurance provider. If you meet specific qualifications, you might be able to file a claim with the at-fault driver’s insurance company. However, you… read more

The Dangers of Street Racing in NYC

Posted in Car Accidents on January 29, 2023

When it comes to traffic violations in New York, illegal street racing poses one of the biggest threats to motorists and pedestrians around the city. Street racing is considered to be a dangerous and reckless activity. The high speeds and lack of safety elements associated with street racing can lead to crashes, property damage, personal… read more

What Is Vehophobia?

Posted in Car Accidents on January 25, 2023

Did you know that two-thirds of Americans say they experience anxiety around driving? Barreling down the road at sixty or seventy miles an hour with dozens of other cars whizzing by you isn’t exactly a calming experience. But when does normal driving anxiety morph into something more serious? Vehophobia can have a serious impact on… read more

How Long Do I Have To File a Car Accident Claim in New York?

Posted in Car Accidents on January 5, 2023

Being involved in an accident can be an overwhelming and stressful experience, especially when it comes to dealing with insurance companies. Knowing what your rights are and understanding the process is essential to protecting yourself from any potential issues down the road. One of the most important things you need to know is how long… read more

Will You Go To Jail After a Fatal Car Accident in New York?

Posted in Car Accidents on December 22, 2022

Every year in the United States, tens of thousands of people die in car accidents; in 2021, approximately 43,000 people were killed in fatal car accidents. Unfortunately, these tragic events can have serious legal consequences for all parties involved. What happens if you cause a fatal accident in New York – will you go to… read more

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