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[…..]

Do I Have to Report My New York Car Accident?

Motor vehicle accidents happen all the time in the busy areas of New York. Though some of them may seem minor, it’s important to know the legal requirements around your obligations to report your accident to the appropriate authorities. Failing to do so can have serious legal consequences and impact your ability to legally drive[…..]