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How Can I Prove Another Driver Was Texting When They Hit Me?

Texting while driving is a dangerous practice that distracts a motorist from giving the road their full attention. Unfortunately, unlike drinking and driving, there’s no simple test to prove the driver’s guilt. There are other ways to prove the negligent behavior happened, but this evidence can be difficult to obtain on your own.   A skilled […]

What Are Signs of Bad Faith by a New York Auto Insurance Company?

If you’re hurt in a New York car accident, you’re right to expect your insurance policy, which you’ve paid for with expensive premiums every month, will compensate you for your damages at least up to the coverage limit. Inherent in insurance contracts is the covenant that your insurer will act with good faith and fair[…..]

When Am I Entitled To Punitive Damages in New York?

Sometimes in New York personal injury cases, victims can recover more than just compensatory damages to make them whole for their harms. Punitive damages can be awarded in some situations to punish someone’s particularly bad behavior as well as serve as a deterrent to them and others from repeating the same behavior in the future.[…..]

New York Supplemental Auto Insurance – Do I Need It?

Accidents happen. That’s why all motorists in Long Island and the rest of New York are required to carry auto insurance with minimum liability coverage amounts of $25,000 per injured person and $50,000 per accident. However, just because you satisfy the legal auto or motorcycle insurance coverage requirements doesn’t mean you’re completely protected.  The potential[…..]