What to do After a Car Accident

With so many vehicles on U.S. roadways, car accidents are bound to happen. Six million crashes occur in this country every year. Chances are, you will be involved in one someday. Are you prepared? After a car accident, it is … Continue reading

Car Accident Checklist

Car accidents can happen anytime you are on the roadway. A driver may be distracted and rear-end you. A driver may lose control and hit your head on. A pedestrian may jump out in front of you and cause a … Continue reading

Finding Fault in a Self-Driving Car Collision

Self-driving cars were once a trope in futuristic and science fiction works. Now, they are a part of our everyday lives. As drivers of the 21st century, we are expected to share the road with self-driving cars. But what happens … Continue reading

Automobile Accident Facts and Statistics for New York City

As home to more than eight million people, New York City has a lot of cars. This is despite having one of the lowest personal car ownership rates in the nation. 13,270 are licensed taxi cabs and there are now … Continue reading

What to do if you are a Victim of a Hit and Run

When a driver collides with another car, a pedestrian, or a piece of stationary property, he or she is required to remain at the scene of the collision and identify him or herself to all other parties involved and, if … Continue reading

New York City Auto Accident Statistics

New York City is a busy place. For drivers and pedestrians, it can also be a dangerous place. In 2014, 269 people were killed in car accidents in New York City. In 2013, 70,403 total car collisions were reported. These … Continue reading

Drunk New York Driver Kills Brooklyn Passenger in Crash on the Garden State Parkway

Drunk New York Driver Kills Brooklyn Passenger in Crash on the Garden State Parkway On an early Sunday morning in October 2015, Mark Ellis of New York, NY and his passenger, Steven Rivera of Brooklyn, NY, were ejected from Ellis’ … Continue reading

Out Drinking? Take Public Transportation to Prevent Tragedy

Drunk driving destroys families. In 2012, 344 New Yorkers died in car accidents involving drunk drivers. Earlier this year, a Queens mother watched helplessly as her husband and two children died as flames engulfed their car after being involved in … Continue reading

Barclays Center Crash Leaves Bicyclist Dead, Three Uber Passengers Injured

Earlier this summer, a tragic three-vehicle collision in Brooklyn left a bicyclist dead and three passengers riding in an Uber car injured. The Uber driver, Zack Sarahan, reported that he was hit from behind by an SUV and that the … Continue reading

Memorial Day Accident Leaves Driver Dead, Two Passengers Injured

Tragedy struck this past Memorial Day weekend when a Brooklyn driver lost control of his car and struck a traffic median, then a light pole. He was pronounced dead at the scene; one passenger was rushed to Brookdale Hospital and … Continue reading