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Comparative Liability in Car Accidents

By David J. Hernandez |

Car accidents are rarely black and white. We often speak of “which driver” is responsible for the crash, as if more than two people cannot cause a wreck. In reality, both drivers often make mistakes that can lead to a collision, so neither party is completely innocent when they go into court to ask… Read More »

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Dealing with Insurance Adjusters

By David J. Hernandez |

Insurance is an ugly business. New York’s gigantic insurance companies make huge profits by denying as many claims as possible. As an injured motorist, you need to be aware of the different dirty tricks insurance adjusters use. Your ability to counter them effectively will make the difference between receiving a favorable settlement—and possibly receiving… Read More »

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Joint Injuries in Car Accidents

By David J. Hernandez |

A car accident generates tremendous force. As a result, many motorists suffer broken bones and are in a great deal of pain following a collision. Joint injuries do not receive as much attention as fractures, but they can be just as devastating for the person trying to recover. The jaw, neck, elbow, knee, and… Read More »

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Bus Driver Who Killed NYC Citi Bike Cyclist in Manhattan Gets 30 Days

By David J. Hernandez |

Bicycling is an important mode of transportation in Brooklyn as well as in Manhattan, but it can be filled with risks. The death of a man cycling to work in 2017 is in the news once again as the bus driver charged with the accident receives the maximum sentence that a Manhattan judge could give… Read More »

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Ear Injuries after a Car Accident

By David J. Hernandez |

When people think of head injuries, they usually think of trauma to the brain. And for good reason: many car accidents cause concussions and other traumatic brain injuries that result in continuing complications. But motorists can also suffer serious ear injuries in any kind of motor vehicle accident, even one at low speeds. These… Read More »

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Defective Roads can Cause Car Crashes

By David J. Hernandez |

Although drivers cause the majority of car collisions, hazardous roads can also cause drivers to lose control of their vehicles and crash. Drivers might assume that Brooklyn’s roads are safe, but like all roads they can become hazardous if not properly maintained. If you or a loved one has been injured because of a… Read More »

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Motorist Safety Compromised after Rollback of Truck Safety Regulations

By David J. Hernandez |

Since being sworn into office, President Trump has drawn extensive media coverage for his questionable immigration policies, extramarital affairs, and colorful language. What few reporters have covered, however, are the many ways his administration is undermining public safety on America’s roadways. Although the Obama administration was no model of perfection, several proposed safety rules… Read More »

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Head-On Collision on Belt Parkway in Brooklyn Claims a Life

By David J. Hernandez |

Of all the car crashes we see, head-on collisions are some of the deadliest. In theory, head-on collisions should be easy to avoid. After all, how can a motorist fail to see another car coming directly at them and not swerve in time? Nevertheless, hundreds of head-on collisions happen every year in New York,… Read More »

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Recent Car Recalls

By David J. Hernandez |

The majority of car accidents are caused by driver error, such as inattention, speeding, or tailgating. However, defective parts also cause their fair share of accidents. To check whether or not your car might be a danger to drive, you should pay attention to manufacturer recalls. Generally, manufacturers will recall their cars when they… Read More »

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Car Crashes into Manhattan Deli, Injuring Multiple People

By David J. Hernandez |

Another day, another accident. According to CBS News, at least five people suffered injuries when a livery cab collided with a taxi cab and then lost control, jumping the curb. The vehicle struck several pedestrians before slamming into a Deli. Among those injured were a 56-year-old woman and her teenage son, who were treated… Read More »

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