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How to Get Your Queens Accident Report

First responders who arrive at a scene of an accident typically have three primary objectives: to keep all parties safe, to treat anyone who suffered injuries, and to document the scene through a police report. At its core, a Queens, NY car accident report establishes the occurrence of the incident, and this evidence is critical to securing compensation in...

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Signs of a Concussion After a Car Accident

Concussions are one of the most common car accident injuries. However, the symptoms of a concussion may not be immediately apparent after the accident, making it challenging for victims to understand the full extent of their injuries. At the same time, untreated head injuries may worsen over time, resulting in significant and long-lasting limitations. At the Law Offices of...

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Common Causes of Car Accidents in New York

Car accidents happen every day throughout the United States. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2020, there were 5,250,837 police-reported traffic accidents in America. New Yorkers involved in car accidents often suffer from injuries that result in physical harm or even death. The car accident mortality rate in Long Island was 7.1% in 2019. Given the...

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Wrongful Death Car Accident Settlements

The unexpected loss of a loved one is an emotional, frustrating experience, especially when their loss resulted from someone else’s wrongdoing or carelessness. In addition to the loss of companionship and support provided by the decedent, you may also lose their monetary and physical contributions to your household. While nothing can bring your loved one back, a wrongful death...

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How Long Does a Car Accident Stay on My Record?

Does a car accident go on your record? If so, for how long? A car accident can result in many negative consequences. For example, you may suffer an injury that requires medical attention. And your vehicle may sustain severe damage that necessitates auto repairs. Another issue after your accident is the status of your driving record. Your driving record...

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Dangerous Roads in Long Island

When asked about the most dangerous roads on Long Island, most locals are familiar with a few of the obvious contenders. For example, anyone who has spent more than a few minutes listening to the Long Island Expressway traffic report will likely hear about an accident. However, the truth is that several of New York’s most dangerous roads are...

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What to Do if You Were Hit by a Drunk Driver in New York

Everyone is familiar with the dangers of drunk driving, but few people put much thought into what they would do if they were hit by a drunk driver. However, on average, every two minutes, someone in the United States is injured in a drunk driving accident. If this describes your situation, you may be entitled to compensation for being...

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How Long After a Car Accident Can You Claim an Injury?

Car accident injuries can often manifest pain, confusion, fear, and worry. Injured victims often face the grueling aftermath of having to figure out how to recover payment for damages and medical treatment. Filing a legal claim with the responsible party’s insurance company might be the first step toward healing and eventual closure from your injury.  How Long Does a...

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How to Get an Accident Report in Long Island

If you are contemplating legal action after a traffic accident, you probably need access to a Long Island accident report. In Long Island, there are two kinds of accident reports. One type is a police report filed by a party to the accident. The other type is a Suffolk County, or Nassau County police report, generated by the police...

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NYPD Traffic Accidents—How to Get Your Accident Report

Auto accidents can turn your life upside down. If you suffer injuries, it can take weeks or even months to get back on your feet. There’s also a chance you may struggle with a debilitating injury for the rest of your life. Obtaining compensation may be the most important thing you do following such a life-changing experience. If you...

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