Winter Driving Tips

Winter in the Northeast is usually filled with snow and ice. As you can imagine, snow and ice make for dangerous driving conditions. According to the Federal Highway Administration, more than 116,800 people are injured each year due to snowy … Continue reading

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NYC Lowers Speed Limit to Reduce Pedestrian Deaths

New York City is known for many things. Namely, it’s known for the hustle and bustle of the crowded streets. The unspoken rivalry between pedestrians and motor vehicles rages on. Mayor Bill de Blasio has taken a stand in this … Continue reading

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Legal Consequences of Winter Motorcycle Accidents

Some people are under the assumption that once December rears its head, motorcyclists turn in for the season. However, this is not always the case. Some motorcyclists brave the cold temperatures and weather conditions to get from place to place. … Continue reading

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Don’t Drink and Drive on Thanksgiving Eve

Tonight is Thanksgiving Eve. It is one of the biggest nights of the year for alcohol consumption. To no surprise, it is also the cause of many DWI accidents across Long Island. It is up there with New Years Eve … Continue reading

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What the #X Campaign Means for Texting and Driving

There is no denying that teens and adults alike are not just texting while driving, they are also checking their favorite social media apps. Ironically, social media is taking a proactive approach to put an ending to texting while driving. … Continue reading

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Defensive Driving Tips

Did you know that car accidents are the fifth most common cause of death in the United States? This is a staggering statistic. In addition to staying alert and aware of the other cars on the road, the best thing … Continue reading

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Whose Fault Is It, Anyway?

Determining fault in an automobile accident is probably more complicated than you think. In these cases, we don’t just look at whose car hit the other. There are two categories of fault: negligence or recklessness. Negligence occurs when someone drives … Continue reading

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New York Distracted Driving Penalty

Have you ever seen someone eating or texting while driving? New York State is starting to crack down on this dangerous behavior. Starting November 1st, the penalty for distracted driving for anyone under the age of 21 will result in … Continue reading

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Automotive Product Liability Cases

Each year, major automobile companies recall thousands of car models due to product defects. These recalls are particularly important because they could make a car accident even worse. This is especially true for vehicles recalled for faulty airbags. In this … Continue reading

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Put An End To Distracted Driving

We know all know the phrase “Texting and Driving” and how dangerous it is to the driver and other motorists on the road. However, it is just one component that falls under the all encompassing “Distracted Driving” category. You may … Continue reading

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