Aggressive driving is a surprisingly widespread problem on New York’s roads. Aggressive drivers engage in deliberately dangerous driving habits that endanger themselves and everyone around them. Your best chance of avoiding an accident involving one of these people is identifying these drivers and giving them a wide berth. Here are five warning signs of aggressive drivers:
Tractor trailer accidents are some of the most deadly motor vehicle accidents that happen every year. Even when people do not die in these accidents, they are still disproportionately likely to suffer severe injuries, including long-term health difficulties that can impair their ability to work or perform daily tasks. But what is it that makes tractor trailer accidents so deadly?
It is estimated that about fifteen percent of all motor vehicle accidents are caused by distracted driving, and it is cited as a factor in about eight percent of all accidents that involve at least one death. This makes it one of the leading contributors to auto accidents of all types, and a serious hazard on the road. But what is distracted driving, and what makes it so dangerous?
When people are injured as a result of a defective product, they have the right to pursue compensation for the harm they have suffered. While there are many types of product defects, the ones with the greatest potential for widespread harm are known as design defects. What does it mean for a product to have a design defect, and how does that affect the average consumer?
Every American has a constitutional right against self-incrimination, also known as the right to remain silent, and to speak to an attorney whenever questioned by law enforcement. Here are several reasons you should always exercise your right to remain silent and demand to speak with an attorney:
After receiving a ticket, some people may decide to plead guilty and accept the consequences rather than deal with the hassle of going to court and fighting. While this choice may seem convenient, it could also be the most expensive decision and lead to devastating consequences. Here are a few reasons why you should consider hiring an attorney to contest your traffic ticket the next time you are stopped for a traffic infraction:
Premises liability lawsuits are some of the most common personal injury lawsuits in America, with hundreds of thousands of people being injured or killed in premises liability accidents. Even when they are not fatal, premises liability accidents can cause severe injuries that lead to long-term health problems for victims. Here are just five of the most common mistakes people make that lead to premises liability claims:
Every year, millions of traffic tickets are issued to New Yorkers for speeding, moving violations, and other traffic offenses. In addition to fines, these tickets also come with points on a person’s license. But what exactly does it mean to get points on your driver’s license, and what are the potential consequences of getting too many points?
Among all types of motor vehicle accidents, none are more likely to result in serious injury or death than pedestrian accidents. Victims of these accidents often find themselves suffering from long-term health consequences, along with major medical expenses resulting from their injuries. But what is it, exactly, that makes pedestrian accidents so deadly? Continue reading “Why Are Pedestrian Accidents So Deadly?”
If you have been accused of a crime or arrested, it is easy to make a mistake that could significantly impact your ability to defend yourself in court. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help yourself. Here are five ways to protect yourself if you get arrested by the police: Continue reading “Five Ways to Protect Yourself if You Are Arrested”