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What are the Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Posted on November 13, 2018 in
According to data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), as of 2016, motorcyclist fatalities occurred 28 times more frequently than other vehicle fatalities. Of course, this is at least in part due to the fact that motorcyclists are not afforded the same protection such as bumpers and airbags that vehicle occupants are. Even a low speed impact to a motorcyclist can be fatal. Splitting Lanes A motorcyclist faced with heavy traffic conditions in Manhattan may be tempted to drive down the middle of the cars to...
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Manhattan Car Accidents Due to Bad Weather

Posted on November 11, 2018 in
The streets of Manhattan can be difficult to navigate safely even on a clear and sunny day. Throw bad weather into the mix, such as rain, snow or sleet and such adverse weather conditions can create havoc on New York City roadways, resulting in multiple car accidents, where liability can be difficult to determine. Bad weather results in decreased visibility and slick road conditions creating challenges for even the most experienced of drivers. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation approximately 21% of the car accidents that occur annually...
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Car Accidents Can Result in Scarring

Posted on November 10, 2018 in
Often times a broken bone sustained in a Manhattan car accident can heal remarkedly well. However, if you sustain a slash or abrasion to your skin from contact within the car you’re in, such as if you hit the steering wheel, dashboard, or windshield causing injuries, or from broken glass, it is not unlikely that scarring will result. The result of a scar can be more emotionally tolling than a fractured limb. What Types of Scars May Occur as the Result of an Auto Accident? • Keloid Scars: A...
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Recovering Lost Wages After a Manhattan Car Accident

Posted on November 9, 2018 in
Pursuant to New York No-Fault law, if a pedestrian is struck by an automobile and subsequently loses time from work, she may recover her lost wages from the insurance company that insured the vehicle that struck her. But in the case of a client of the firm, Allstate Insurance Company refused to pay the firm’s client her lost wages. The client worked as a supervisor for Home Depot and missed a total of 34 weeks from work. After Insurance Company Refuses to Pay Wages Because Allstate refused to pay...
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Man Struck by Car in New York City- Insurance Carriers Launch Full Scale Investigation

Posted on November 8, 2018 in
The Law firm of Michael J. Redenburg, Esq. P.C. is retained to represent a man who was struck by a car that fled the scene of the accident after he left a diner while working in May of 2018. After leaving the diner, the man got back into the box truck he was driving for a transportation company he was working for. Once back in the vehicle, he was approached by multiple individuals who brandished guns apparently attempting to rob him. Scared for his life, he exited the box...
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What is a Transverse Fracture?

Posted on November 7, 2018 in
The framework of the human body is supported by bones. The bones that make up the human body are designed so that they can sustain large amounts of pressure. However, we are after all, “only human,” and when the pressure increases so much that the bone is not able to handle it, then it may crack or even shatter causing a fracture. This may happen after a serious automobile accident. Transverse Fractures may be due to any of the following: A strike to the bone as the result of...
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