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Automobile Accident Lawyers Discuss 10-vehicle Staten Island Wreck

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Police have provided details of a massive chain-reaction collision on Staten Island that occurred on Sunday, June 19, at approximately 1:45 p.m states Arkady Frekhtman, one of the automobile accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm in New York City. Collision at Intersection According to NBC 4 News, a motorist pulled into the intersection of Travis Avenue and Victory Boulevard, hit a number of vehicles and went airborne. The vehicle, identified as a Lexus, then struck a number of other vehicles. Ultimately, the wreck involved 10 vehicles. A spokesperson for the NYPD later said the Lexus was in a another accident before...

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Truck Accident Lawyer Discusses Pickup Truck Allegedly Causing Head-on Collision

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A catastrophic head-on collision occurred in Yaphank on Long Island over the holiday weekend explains a NYC truck accident lawyer at the F&A injury law firm in Manhattan, New York. Truck Leaves Own Lane Police say the July 4th collision occurred at approximately 11:45 p.m. when a pickup truck southbound on Yaphank Middle Island Road veered in to oncoming traffic where it hit another vehicle head-on. According to a report in the New York Post, the preliminary investigation did not reveal the reason the southbound pickup veered into the northbound lanes. Two Injured, Four Killed Emergency personnel transported an infant to Stony Brook University...

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Car Accident Lawyer Discusses Fatal Long Island Wreck

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An alleged hit-and-run crash on Long Island resulted in a loss of life states NYC car accident lawyer Arkady Frekhtman a member of the Frekhtman & Associates law firm. Authorities say that the accident happened on the Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square at about 4:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 23. Cab Pushed into Utility Pole Nassau County police say that a speeding white BMW crashed into a cab and pushed it across two traffic lanes and into a utility pole. The 47-year-old male taxi driver from Elmont died at the scene. Emergency personnel took his 20-year-old female passenger to the hospital for...

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What You Need To Do After a Car Accident

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No matter how careful you are behind the wheel, chances are you will be involved in a car accident at some point in your lifetime explains an auto accident lawyers at Frekhtman & Associates in New York City. For this reason, it is vital for you to know what to do after a car accident. Hopefully it's a minor one that doesn't cause serious injuries. Regardless, there are certain things that need to be done in the immediate aftermath of a vehicle accident, provided it is safe to do so. Stay put. For your own safety, never leave the scene of...

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Automobile Accident Lawyers Discuss Arrest Following Fatal Midtown Wreck

A tragic Midtown crash in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 31, nearly split a vehicle in half explain New York City automobile accident lawyers at the F&A injury law firm. Police say that at approximately 3:40 a.m., a 32-year-old Wyandanch man was northbound on Sixth Avenue in a silver Nissan Altima that was allegedly traveling at excessive speeds. The vehicle left the road between West 54th Street and West 55th Street where it struck a fire hydrant right in front of the Warwick Hotel. One Injured, One Killed A 33-year-old Jackson Heights man who was a passenger in the vehicle was...

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Automobile Accident Lawyers Examine Roadside Accidents

Stopping on an interstate highway shoulder seems reasonably safe. You're out of the traffic flow, not moving, and need not concern yourself with safe driving. However, this is a false feeling of security because although you are out of the traffic flow, you aren't out of the reach of the high-speed traffic just a few feet off to your side. You are probably safer driving with the flow of traffic where only the few cars in front and next to you can potentially cause harm. On the other hand, a five-minute stop on the shoulder can expose you to as many...

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Car Accident Lawyer Discusses the Stopping Distance Formula

New York Car Accident Lawyer at Frekhtman & Associates examines the stopping distance formula. The energy of motion of a car is responsible for the destructiveness of car accidents. It's the reason parking lot accidents bend fenders and high-speed collisions on the highway demolish cars. This energy also increases with the square of your speed. Doubling your speed from 30 mph to 60 mph for example, quadruples the destructive potential of a collision. This is why your ability to rapidly slow down is so important. If you can halve your speed before an impact, the destructive consequences reduce by one-quarter. This can...

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Automobile Accident Lawyers Discuss Long Island Collision

New York automobile accident lawyers discuss a Long Island car crash where one vehicle allegedly ran a red light. A crash occurred at approximately 9 p.m. on Sunday, April 3, at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Lakeland Avenue in Ronkonkoma. A 23-year-old Bohemia man in a 2014 Chevrolet pickup truck was southbound on Ocean Avenue before the accident. Motorist Allegedly Runs Red Light A Suffolk County law enforcement official said witnesses reported that the pick up was traveling at excessive speed when it ran a red light and struck another pickup driven by a 67-year-old Medford man. He was reportedly attempting...

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Injury Lawyers Discuss High Speed Chase Resulting in Injuries

NYC Injury Lawyers at the F&A injury law firm discuss a recent high-speed chase that commenced in the Bronx ended in Mt. Vernon with serious injuries to a woman and a child. The New York Post reports that the chase began when 47th Precinct officers attempted to make a traffic stop after a 2014 white Nissan Maxima allegedly sped westbound on Nereid Avenue at about 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15. Vehicle Crashes Into Parked Cars The driver allegedly attempted to elude the pursuing squad car. As the vehicle entered Westchester, officers notified the Mt. Vernon police. About three blocks from the county...

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Car Accident Lawyer Points Out the Dangers of Drowsy Drivers

People commonly talk about the danger associated with driving while intoxicated and distracted driving. Another situation that can lead to serious injury or fatality is drowsy driving. This is often overlooked. Car accident lawyers at Frekhtman & Associates, wants you to realize the risks. Statistics Reviewing the statistics allows drivers to see how dangerous drowsy driving is. Consider the following, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Across the U.S., 100,000 crashes each year are due to drowsy driving. These crashes cause 71,000 injuries. 1,550 people die from drowsy driving accidents each year. In New York State, "fell asleep" appears on police...

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