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Determining Fault in Side-Swipe Accidents

Distracted driving or trying to avoid crashing into a car in front can lead to a side-swipe accident. A side-swipe accident occurs when two vehicles are going in the same direction and one driver ends up in the other’s lane, causing both vehicles to be impacted on the side. A side-swipe accident can also involve […]

Should You Settle Your Car Accident Case or Go to Court?

You got injured in a car accident that was not your fault. You missed a few weeks of work and have thousands of dollars in medical bills. Your car was also totaled.   The best option in this case is to contact a lawyer and file a claim against the liable party. But how far[…..]

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Understanding Uninsured Motorist Insurance

Each state requires a certain amount of insurance for vehicles. Under New York law, you must have, at a minimum, coverage of $10,000 for property damage, $25,000 for bodily injury, and $50,000 for death for one person, and $50,000 for bodily injury and $100,000 for death for multiple people involved in an accident. New York,[…..]

Car Accidents Caused by Drugged Driving

We hear a lot about how drinking and driving is illegal and dangerous, but what about drugged driving? As a motorist, you may be confused about the laws. Can you get in trouble for taking prescription drugs before driving? What about marijuana, since it is legal for medicinal purposes in New York?   Drugs and[…..]