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Two Times when Asking for the Services of a Car Accident Lawyer are Essential

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Automobile drivers normally carry an automobile policy.  When a passenger car driver carries a policy, the fact he or she does so, makes filing and the resolution of a claim more simplistic-theoretically.  In other words, it is not essential to take cases, involving minor fender benders, into the setting of a courtroom. However, when considering matters from a different angle--a passenger car owner's insurance provider makes the most money by not paying out compensation with regard to automobile accidents--that is a given. When to Seek a Car Accident Lawyer Essentially, what we are leading up to here is that there are two times when...

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Accident Lawyer Discusses Complex Accident Scene on the Whitestone Expressway

It is possible that alleged drunken driving initiated events on the Whitestone Expressway that left two people seriously injured. Friend Arrives to Help Stranded Friend The New York Daily News reports that a 22-year-old female motorist from Lindenhurst allegedly crashed her 2014 Nissan at about 5 a.m. on Saturday, March 12. Her disabled vehicle ended up on the right shoulder. Rather than call 911 for help, authorities said she called a friend to come help her. Her female friend arrived in a 2015 Dodge minutes later. An off-duty, 34-year-old male EMT in a 2008 Chevrolet also stopped to assist. Woman Plunges off Overpass As...

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Automobile Accident Lawyers Discuss Head-on Crash in New Jersey

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On March 15, at about 12:30 p.m., a head-on collision in Old Bridge, New Jersey, resulted in a loss of life. Car Crosses Into Oncoming Lanes Law enforcement states that a 45-year-old male from Howell was driving a Ford Escape southbound on Route 9 when he crossed into oncoming traffic. His vehicle struck a Honda Accord driven by a 37-year-old Freehold woman. Neither motorist survived the crash, and a passenger in the Honda also died. CBS News New York reported that emergency personnel transported two other passengers to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The nature of their injuries was not immediately known. Onlookers Try...

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Accident Lawyer Provides Tips for Avoiding a Collision with a Motorcycle


According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2013, 88,000 motorcyclists were injured and 4,668 people died in motorcycle crashes. Motorcycles do not provide the same protection as cars, so motorcyclists who are involved in an accident are much more likely to die or be injured than car occupants. With spring around the corner, accident lawyer, Frekhtman & Associates, is providing tips for avoiding a collision with a motorcycle. Look Twice The slogan "Look Twice Save a Life" is helpful to remember. If you are about to make a turn or switch lanes, take the extra second to look twice. Motorcycles are not as...

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Automobile Accident Lawyers Discuss Long Island Wrong-way Motorist

A quick-thinking police officer minimized the potential impact of an alleged wrong-way driver on the eastbound Sunrise Highway. Report of Wrong-way Driver Police say that the incident occurred at about 3 a.m. on Thursday, January 28, after a 911 call came in regarding a vehicle going the wrong way. A dispatcher sent an officer to the scene, where a 2012 Ford mini-van appeared in front of his eastbound squad car east of Nicolls Road in Patchogue. The officer immediately performed a slow roll to protect those behind him. However, the approaching van still struck the police vehicle. Both the officer and the 43-year-old...

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Injury Lawyers Discuss $2.5 Million Award To Classical Pianist

Auto Accident

A New Jersey jury awarded a 47-year-old New York City man $2.5 million for an elbow injury that adversely impacted his ability as a classical pianist. His attorney asserted that the injury also permanently limited his ability to play certain percussion instruments and the electric guitar. Details of Two-vehicle Accident The man suffered the injury in an accident that occurred on Route 80 on November 20, 2011. The man's vehicle collided with a car that allegedly pulled out from between construction barrels. Police reported that neither driver reported an injury at the scene, and neither driver received a citation. Torn Tendons and Ligament During...

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Semi Truck Accident Attorney Discusses Massive Pileup on Interstate

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A 50-year-old man from Bethpage, New York, was among the three individuals killed in a 64-vehicle pile-up on westbound Interstate 78 in during snow squalls in eastern Pennsylvania. Semi Trucks Involved A spokesman for the Pennsylvania State Police said that 12 commercial vehicles were in the massive wreck that occurred at about 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 13, at mile marker 7.5 in Bethel Township. A number of the commercial vehicles were tractor-trailers. One of the tractor-trailers struck a bus carrying the men's basketball team from Penn State-Lehigh Valley, according to The Morning Call. Dozens Injured Emergency personnel transported more than 70 people to...

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Pedestrian Knockdown Accident Lawyers Note Serious Injuries to Pedestrians

Police in Stamford, Connecticut, are investigating an accident that left two pedestrians seriously injured on Thursday, January 22. The accident happened at about 3:55 p.m. At the intersection of Square Acre Drive and High Ridge Road. Driver Attempting Left Turn A police press release states that a 35-year-old Stamford man was making a left turn to southbound High Ridge Road from the High Ridge Center when his 2015 Audi struck two people attempting to cross the street. Emergency personnel from Stamford EMS transported a 57-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man to Stamford Hospital, according to the Stamford Advocate. There was no immediate update...

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Accident Lawyer Provides Winter Storm Safety Tips

As a result of the recent winter storm that took over 20 lives and brought the entire East Cost to a standstill it is worthwhile to review some winter storm safety tips. Now is a good time to reflect on what to do during a winter storm to keep yourself and your car safe. This may not be the last winter storm of 2016! Listen to Closings: Before venturing out listen to the local news channel to find out about closings. It is important to know if your destination is closed or if the route you plan to travel is impassable....

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Crash Involving Minivan Taxi Noted By Accident & Injury Lawyer New York

An early morning accident on the Van Wyck Expressway involved a commercial minivan taxi and a man changing a flat tire, according to Port Authority police. The accident occurred at about 4 a.m. near JFK International Airport. Accident Details Authorities report that the man had apparently pulled his red Chevrolet Malibu onto the shoulder in order to change the flat tire. It was reported that the driver of the Malibu was outside of his vehicle when he was struck and pinned beneath the minivan that hit him. He did not survive. It was not immediately known why the minivan taxi had allegedly veered...

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