New York has one of the largest populations in the United States, and for that reason alone, car accidents are a frequent occurrence. Car accidents happen in many different ways in the state of New York. Understanding the types of motor vehicle accidents can help you keep yourself and your family safe. The following is a list of the … [Read more...] about What Are the Most Common Types of Accidents?
There is no doubt that seatbelts have saved thousands of lives, and the safety feature has decreased the severity of injuries suffered by millions of Americans who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents. There is only one state, New Hampshire, that does not have laws that require seatbelt usage. In thirty-two states, there is … [Read more...] about Does Failing to Wear a Seatbelt During an Accident Affect My Accident Injury Claim
Use of a cell phone constitutes one of the most dangerous driving practices. The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that cell phone use causes 26 percent of all auto accidents in the U.S. Although using a cell phone behind the wheel raises a significant risk that a driver will be involved in a collision, distracted drivers … [Read more...] about Traditional Forms of Driving Distractions
The holiday season is a time for celebration and sharing time with the family and friends we care about. Families also use this time to remember the loved ones that they tragically lost over the years. This year, the staff at Parker Waichman hopes you and your family have a safe and enjoyable holiday season. We wanted to provide a … [Read more...] about Safe Driving Tips for Driving Safely Throughout This Holiday Season
An article posted on macrumors.com reports that the iPhone 14 and new Apple Watch models come with a safety feature that could save your life following a severe car accident. The feature is called "Crah Detection," and it's designed to detect a severe car accident and automatically contact 911 and report the accident to emergency … [Read more...] about Apple’s Crash Detection Feature
Collisions involving compact cars and commercial trucks or 18-wheeler trucks cause devastating injuries and deaths every year. According to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, approximately 4,100 Americans are killed in truck accidents every year. These fatal accidents are often caused by sleepy drivers, distracted drivers, and … [Read more...] about Manufacturers of Compact Cars Might Be Liable for Truck Accidents
Improperly Secured Loads Cause Over 200,000 Accidents Per Year Although tractor-trailers provide a vital logistics function that keeps goods moving across the country, these massive vehicles can cause massive devastation in a collision. Large commercial trucks convey thousands of pounds in cargo. If this freight is not loaded … [Read more...] about Improperly Secured Loads Cause Over 200,000 Accidents Per Year