Filing a Police Report After an Accident

Police Report After an Accident in New York

In New York, driver’s education courses are largely geared toward avoiding an auto accident. There is considerably less instruction on the subject of what to do after an accident. One of the first (and most important) steps to take after a New York car crash is filing a police report. It’s something you should do […]

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Passengers Injured in a Car Accident

Car Insurance After Accident for Passenger

With very few exceptions, a passenger can’t be held responsible for an auto accident. So if you’ve been injured as a passenger in New York, there’s good news: someone else is most likely responsible for your damages. But who? Where do you turn? Are passengers covered by car insurance in New York? It’s a complicated […]

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A Look at the Many Dangers That Bikers in New York Face Each Day

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

There’s some evidence that riding a motorcycle improves your posture, burns calories, reduces the risk of diabetes, and strengthens your muscles and knees. Unfortunately, despite the many benefits of riding a motorcycle in New York, too many New Yorkers are reluctant to share the road with bikers respectfully. Behavioral studies have shown that people who […]

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Avoid These Costly-but-Common Errors After a Traffic Accident in New York

Car Accident Tips in New York

Unfortunately, accident victims sometimes make critical errors at the crash scene or just after, often without realizing it. The good news is that you can learn from other people’s past mistakes. Here are a few examples of what NOT to do after a car accident. DON’T: Handle the Accident without the Police It is unlawful […]

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Long Term Effects of Whiplash After a Car Accident

Whiplash Injury

Whiplash is the single most common physical injury in New York auto accidents. It happens when the force of impact causes the head and neck to whip back and forth quickly — more quickly than the neck structure is designed to withstand. How forceful does the impact have to be? Not very. Studies have shown […]

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What to do After a Hit and Run Accident in New York

What to do After a Hit and Run Accident

When a car crash happens, everyone is required by law to stay put. In fact, the first step after any traffic accident is to call the police and await their arrival. The responding officer(s) can facilitate the exchange of insurance information and other important details between you and the other parties. But what happens if […]

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