The Realities of Dog Bite Injuries

Dog Bite Attorney

Every year, more than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs in the U.S., according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1 in 5 of these bite victims require medical attention for their injuries, adding up to more than 800,000 cases needing medical help every year. Children are the most common victims of dog bites, […]

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Motorcycle Accidents Resulting From Left-Hand Turns

The Left Hand Turn Left-turn accidents account for 36 percent of fatal motorcycle accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. Most often these accidents occur when a motorcyclist is riding through an intersection and the driver of the vehicle coming from the opposite direction turns into the rider’s path. The result can be catastrophic […]

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How Tractor-Trailer Accidents Affect You

Tractor Trailer Accident Attorney NY

Collisions involving 18-wheelers, semi-trucks, and other commercial trucking vehicles can be particularly devastating for other motorists because of the sheer size and power of these commercial vehicles. In a collision, mass almost always wins. When a truck hits a car, the injury-producing forces that are transferred to the occupants of the car are much greater […]

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How Do You Know If You Have Whiplash?

What Are Whiplash Symptoms? | O’Connor and Partners, PLLC

After a serious traffic accident involving a car, truck, or motorcycle, there is a risk that you may experience some form of whiplash injury. In fact, nearly two million cases of whiplash are reported every year in the United States. If you suffered a whiplash accident due to someone else’s negligence, you deserve compensation for […]

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What Is the Average Car Accident Settlement in New York?

What Is My Car Crash Case Worth? | O’Connor and Partners, PLLC

Recovering financial compensation for a car accident is not easy. Before you devote yourself to the process, you want to know that it will be worth the time and effort involved. So, you have decided to research the average car accident settlement in New York. But, while this might seem like relevant information, the reality […]

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How to File a Police Report for a Car Accident

Why File a Police Report After an Accident? | O’Connor and Partners, PLLC

When you are involved in a car accident resulting in injury or death, you are required to report the accident to the police under New York law. Failure to do so can have serious consequences—so it is important that you file a police report if you are required to do so.  You may need to […]

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