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5 Insurance Settlement Tips: Get What You Deserve With a Minimum of Hassle

Insurance companies are in the business of making money – which they do.  A lot of it.  The reason is that they would prefer to keep your hard earned insurance premiums and avoid paying out claims – even though they have a legal duty to do so when necessary. Unfortunately, many insurance companies engage in […]

February 3, 2014 Read More

Seat Belt Sweep in Broome County Saves Lives

Thousands of drivers in New York are injured and killed each year because they don’t buckle their seat belts. Wearing a seat belt can reduce the risk of crash injuries by 50 percent, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Broome County sheriff’s office recently brought that message home in a “Buckle Up New […]

March 26, 2013 Read More

New Program Will Protect NYC Seniors From Disaster Injury and Death

More than $600,000 has been pledged to provide help for older adults in New York before, during and after disasters. The goal is to reduce the risk of injury and death to senior citizens when catastrophes like Superstorm Sandy strike, says the New York Community Trust in announcing the grant money. Thousands of older residents […]

March 12, 2013 Read More

Providing Benefits for Families with Disabled Children through Supplemental Security Income

When any person has a child, their greatest hope is almost always for their baby to be healthy. However, there is an average of over 6,000 children with disabilities in the U.S., prompting their families to need special modifications and treatments to provide their children with the quality of life they want for them. Unfortunately, […]

December 10, 2012 Read More

7 Tips For NY Motorists to Avoid Driving While Drowsy

  As New York motorists adjust to daylight savings time, they should be alert for the dangers of driving while drowsy. The problem is all too real. Half of Americans reported driving while drowsy last year, and about 20 percent admitted falling asleep at the wheel, according to a poll conducted by the National Sleep […]

November 9, 2012 Read More

Child Passenger Safety Week Offers New York Residents Opportunity for Child Car Seat Safety Checks

This week, New York law enforcement agencies are partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in educating New Yorkers on the importance of properly fitted child safety seats.  Installing a child’s safety seat correctly is difficult and is often done improperly. To educate adults on the proper use of child safety restraints, the […]

September 18, 2012 Read More

Texter Not Responsible for Distracted Driving Accident

In May we reported on the pending lawsuit brought by a couple who both lost their left legs when the motorcycle they were riding was struck by a driver who was texting.  The couple held the teen driver of the vehicle that hit them liable for their motorcycle accident, but also claimed the driver’s girlfriend, […]

June 21, 2012 Read More

New York Identified as Top State for Taking Appropriate Measures to Prevent Injuries to Residents

New York State has been applauded by many safety and health advocates for enacting laws and regulations that put the safety of residents first.  For example, just last month Governor Cuomo proposed legislation to establish the first state agency to investigate and oversee state operated special needs and disabilities residential facilities due to allegations of […]

June 14, 2012 Read More

OSHA Announces Construction Site Fall Prevention Campaign

At the end of last month we reported on a New York construction accident where one worker died and two others were seriously injured.  In the article, we covered what the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) considers the “fatal four” leading causes of death for construction workers.  Falls is one of the leading […]

May 1, 2012 Read More

‘Operation Safe Stop’ Raises Awareness of School Bus Safety Laws

As a reminder to all New York drivers to drive safely around school buses, the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) conducted ‘Operation Safe Stop’ last week.  April 18 was dedicated to promoting school bus safety through education and enforcement efforts. Our Binghamton car accident attorneys support the extra effort our state safety […]

April 24, 2012 Read More
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