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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

Parents: What You Need to Know about Car Seats

Our Binghamton car accident lawyers offer parents safety tips to keeping their child safe in that car seat.

As a parent you want to do all you can to keep your child safe, particularly when traveling, going on vacation, or taking a long road trip. One of the primary ways to keep your child safe is to make sure he or she is properly secured in the right-sized car seat. According to the […]

July 1, 2015 Read More

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Our Binghamton car accident lawyers highlight the dangers of distracted driving.

Any time a driver engages in activities that take his or her eyes off the road, distracted driving has occurred. Smart phone use, including texting while behind the wheel, has turned distracted driving into a national epidemic. According to statistics from, the official U.S. government website for distracted driving, 3,154 people lost their lives […]

June 17, 2015 Read More

Should “Dash Cams” Be Installed on All New Cars?

Our Binghamton car accident lawyers report on the use of dashboard cameras in car accidents.

WCNC recently reported about a reckless and intoxicated driver causing a multi-vehicle collision along a New York State toll road. While reckless driving behavior is far too common in the state of New York, what makes this particular auto accident different is that all the events leading up to collision, as well as the moment of […]

May 21, 2015 Read More
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