INSIGHTS: Motor Vehicle Accident

What is a No-Fault IME in a Car Accident Case?

If you sustained injuries in car accident, in New York you are entitled to receive no-fault benefits. No-fault benefits will pay for your medical treatment for the injuries sustained in the accident. You need to make sure that the health care providers you see accept no-fault patients. During the course of your treatment, you will most likely be required to attend no-fault Independent Medical Examinations. [...]

New York City Bus Accidents

Many New Yorkers rely on buses to get from place to place. On an average weekday, 2.4 million people ride on public buses throughout the five boroughs. Although New York City buses are usually reliable and safe, accidents can still happen - crashes with vehicles, falls due to jarring stops, and slip and falls on liquids are all common occurrences that can cause injuries to bus riders. [...]

Car Accident Medical Bills in New York

Medical bills can add up quickly if you have been in a New York car accident, and you may be concerned about how they will get paid. Under New York law, all car accident-related medical bills up to a certain amount must be paid through no-fault insurance, regardless of whether you [...]

What to Do if You Were in a Car Accident in New York

The impact of a car crash is a terrifying experience. After making sure everyone involved in the accident is okay, you probably will feel stressed about what to do next. Although you are likely feeling overwhelmed, it's important to know what steps you should take after a car accident. [...]

Hit By a Car: Pedestrian Accidents in New York City

Pedestrian accidents are all too common in New York City. Even with stringent speed limit laws, pedestrian fatality statistics continue to be very high. [...]

Common Types of Car Accident Injuries

Car accident injuries can be severe, debilitating and life-changing. Depending on the facts and circumstances of your accident, your injuries can range from sprains and strains to broken bones, or even paralysis. [...]

Bicycle Accidents in New York City

Bicycling is a common way to get around in New York City. Each day, thousands of cyclists ride in the city's 1,240 lane miles of bike lanes as a means of transportation. Many also cycle for recreation and exercise. While bicycling in New York can be both fun and essential, it can also be dangerous.[...]

What Medical Records Are Used in a Car Accident Case?

Car accident medical records are used in litigation as well as for settlement purposes. They can establish the extent of your injuries and the potential value of your case. In addition to the records related to your current car accident injuries, prior medical records can be brought into your case under certain circumstances. For example, if you were in a previous car accident, or if the prior records are relevant to the injuries you claim to have sustained due to the current accident, these records may become part of the case[...]

Should I Hire a Lawyer if I Was Injured in a Truck Accident?

Thousands of trucks drive through New York City each day on 1,000 miles of a complex and designated truck route system. Since trucks are larger and thousands of pounds heavier than cars and cannot stop as quickly, truck accidents can lead to serious and debilitating injuries, or even fatality, for those who are drivers or passengers in smaller vehicles. [...]

Soft Tissue Injuries in Car Accident Cases

If you were in a car accident, you may have sustained soft tissue injuries. These types of injuries are extremely common and can even develop as a result of low-impact collisions. They may be mild or serious and can cause severe pain, discomfort, time lost from work, and extensive medical treatment. [...]

How Long Do I Have to File a Car Accident Lawsuit in New York State?

Personal injury actions have strict time frames called statutes of limitations in place. There are several crucial time limits in a car accident case, beginning almost immediately with filing a No-Fault application with the appropriate insurance company for car accident-related [...]

Can I Get No-Fault Benefits as a Passenger in a New York Bus Accident?

Many New Yorkers rely on public buses to get to and from work, school, and home each day - MTA, NYCTA, and NICE buses are common transportation methods. Since many New York City residents don't have cars, they might also rely on private buses, charter buses, and tour buses to [...]

Do I Need an Attorney for My New York Car Accident?

Car accidents can be terrifying experiences. Whether you've been rear-ended, T-boned, or sideswiped in a New York car accident, you may have suffered injuries. Some injuries cause you to lose time from work and require substantial and costly medical treatment. In these situations, you might [...]