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Hit and Runs: Can You Get Compensation?

By David J. Hernandez |

It is a founding principle of New York personal injury law that people who cause accidents should shoulder the financial costs suffered by victims. Unfortunately, some drivers never stick around to share their identity and their insurance information. Instead, they take off soon after causing a collision. Fortunately, Brooklyn motorists can receive compensation to cover their… 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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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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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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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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Summer Trip Safety Tips

By David J. Hernandez |

With summer here, many people will embark on summer trips to visit relatives or see some of the sights in other parts of the nation. However, if you are planning to drive, then you should be aware that the roads will be congested. Heavy traffic means an increased risk for auto accidents. To ensure… Read More »

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Soft Tissue Injuries are More Serious than You Think

By David J. Hernandez |

Many car accidents, even low speed ones, can cause painful injuries. At the Law Offices of David J. Hernandez & Associates, we meet with clients every week who tell us they almost didn’t call because they thought their injuries were too insignificant to bother a lawyer about. We’re happy that they did. Although some… Read More »

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Drunk Driving is a Menace to Our Roads

By David J. Hernandez |

It has happened again. According to the Daily News, a drunk driver has caused a multi-car crash, critically injuring several people. Twenty-seven-year-old David Olivier was speeding his Mercedes down Flatbush Avenue on April 13 when he crashed into a BMW that was preparing to make a left-hand turn. Mr. Oliver then plowed his car… Read More »

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Teens are at Greater Risk of Car Accidents

By David J. Hernandez |

Each year, it seems like more teens are getting behind the wheel of a vehicle. And according to statistics, teen drivers are involved in hundreds of thousands of car crashes each year. If your teen is injured—or if you were injured by a teen driver—then compensation might be available. The Statistics According to the… Read More »

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