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Drunk Driving Accidents: Avoiding Holiday Disasters


New York’s roadways reach their most dangerous peak during the winter holiday season, from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, with a significant increase in serious car accidents. Many of these holiday season crashes are the direct result of distracted driving and impaired driving. Some sources say that drunk drivers cause upwards of 43 percent of […]

November 10, 2015 Read More

Top Three Halloween Safety Tips

This year, American consumers will spend an estimated $7.9 billion on Halloween. Half of them will decorate their homes, and over a third will dress their kids up in cute costumes and take them from house to house, trick-or-treating in search of sweet treats. With all the fun and excitement, it may be easy to […]

October 22, 2015 Read More

Early Diagnosis Is the Key to Beating Breast Cancer

Our medical malpractice lawyers Binghamton, NY looks examines early breast cancer diagnosis and breast cancer misdiagnosed cases.

A recent study by the American Cancer Society found that roughly 1.6 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed throughout America every year. New York comes in third, just behind Florida and California, with an estimated 107,840 newly reported cases in 2015. Breast cancer is one of the most common types. This terrifying disease takes […]

October 15, 2015 Read More

Sharing the Road with Tractor Trailers in New York

Our New York truck accident lawyers discuss the risks involved in sharing the road with tractor trailers in New York.

All drivers deal with the risks involved in sharing the road with large commercial trucks – and the danger appears to be getting worse. Statistics reveal that truck accidents continue to rise nationwide. Truck accidents increased a shocking 17 percent between 2009 and 2013, as reported in a recent article published in the New York […]

September 30, 2015 Read More

Visibility Tips for Cyclists to Avoid Accidents

Bike-car accident attorney Scott gottlieb explains how to stay safe as a bicyclist in Binghamton, NY

In theory, and legally, cyclists and motorists have equal rights to roadways. In practice, cyclists are a lot more vulnerable should an accident occur. In fact, cyclists account for a disproportionate one in 41 crash deaths each year. That’s why it’s important to take extreme care to avoid a collision. Most car-bicycle collisions happen as […]

September 8, 2015 Read More

Back to School Safety Tips

Our personal injury lawyers in Binghamton, NY list back to school safety tips for parents and your kids.

Now that the summer season is coming to its end, parents are preparing to send their children back to school. One safety concern that parents must be aware of is the commute to and from school. Some children walk to school, while others take the bus or are driven by a parent or a carpool. […]

August 25, 2015 Read More

How to Avoid Dog Bites

Our dog bite lawyers in Binghamton, NY give tips on how to avoid being bitten by a dog in New York

A dog bite can is a painful, traumatic experience, and can lead to serious health complications. Unfortunately, the majority of dog bites requiring treatment are to children ages 5 – 9, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control or CDC. The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that more than 4.5 million […]

August 10, 2015 Read More

Boating Under the Influence Causes Serious Accidents in New York

Our boating accident lawyers report on boating under the influence cases in New York.

Boating is a popular summertime activity for many people in New York. It is no surprise that approximately 450,000 boats were registered here in 2014. People love spending time on the water during the warm summer months, enjoying the fresh air and sense of freedom. With all of the enjoyment boating brings, it also poses […]

July 28, 2015 Read More

Construction Accidents are on the Rise in NY—and You Won’t Believe Who Is at Risk of Being Hurt

Our Binghamton construction accident lawyers report that construction accidents are on the rise in New York.

The rebounding economy, which we are all thankful for, has increased the number of cases we are seeing in New York in construction accidents. It has also increased the potential for injury for thousands of of workers on the construction site as well as others who pass construction sites throughout New York State on any given […]

July 20, 2015 Read More

First Distracted Driving – Now Distracted Walking?

Most people are well aware of the risks when drivers engage in distracted driving behavior – texting behind the wheel, for instance, has been in the national spotlight for some time. In some instances, all it may take is a few seconds of a driver taking his or her eyes off the road to cause […]

July 7, 2015 Read More
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