How Do You Determine Who is at Fault in a Car Accident?
- August 23
The determination of who is at fault in a car accident is made through the evidence available, and our Buffalo car accident lawyer will seek all parties who may be held liable. Determining who is at fault in a car accident is of major importance, because the at-fault parties can be held liable for damages that occurred as a result. There are times when it is relatively easy to de... CONTINUE READING
Can You Sue for Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident?
- May 21
You can sue for pain and suffering after a car accident in New York under many circumstances. New York is a no-fault insurance state, so people injured in car crashes are covered for medical bills and expenses up to the amount of their policies, without having to bring a lawsuit or prove who was at fault. However, you can still pursue a legal settlement for your losses that includes co... CONTINUE READING
Pedestrians hit by Car
- March 3
Recently, there have been too many reports in the Buffalo News and local television news of pedestrians being hit by cars. A Niagara Falls man was struck by a car, suffering injuries to his collarbone and head. Another woman was hospitalized after being struck by a car on Main Street in Amherst and is reported to have serious head trauma along with and leg injuries. In Batavia, New York a pedes... CONTINUE READING
When Aggressive Trucking Companies Try to Deny Their Reckless Conduct
- January 29
In truck accident cases we are often confronted with aggressive trucking companies seeking to deny their dangerous conduct. Even good personal injury attorneys can miss important information necessary to get full value for their clients. Truck accident verdicts and settlements tend to be larger than car crash cases because big rigs, weighing up to 80,000 pounds can cause horrific damage to others... CONTINUE READING
NFTA Bus Accidents – What You Need To Know
- May 7
Each year, many people are hurt in NFTA bus accidents. Rules for getting medical bills paid, or lost wage payments due to bus accidents are complicated. So is the process of suing the bus company. Under New York State law, the bus company has many privileges that regular people do not have. As such, if you are hurt in an NFTA Metro bus accident you should talk... CONTINUE READING
Winter Driving Safety Tips for Upstate New York
- December 27
Every winter we see the same errors that cause car and truck crashes. Maybe we are more aware as Buffalo, New York personal injury attorneys we regularly get called on by people with serious personal injuries suffered in truck and car accidents through no fault of their own. It seems like some drivers have to rele... CONTINUE READING
Motorcycle Accidents, Hazards and Insurance in New York
- August 29
In Buffalo and Western New York we have short summers and a limited amount of time to enjoy riding a motorcycle. Far too many motorcycle crashes occur when the motorcycle operator is using caution and obeying all traffic laws. Even though the motorcycle operator may be using extreme caution and driving defensive, there are still many motorcycle crashes in a short period of time in Western New York... CONTINUE READING
How Safe Is Your Family On The Road?
- June 1
You likely have heard of the horrific schoolbus/dump truck crash which occurred on the New Jersey Turnpike near Newark last week. What you may not know is the extensive history of dangerous safety violations of the companies and driver involved. Please think of your family and loved ones as you read this. As a personal injury attorney, I routinely see automobile drivers doing everything right, ye... CONTINUE READING
Bus Driver Gets Hired by Bus Company After DUI, Speeds Through Red Light Causing 3 Deaths
- September 22
We have talked before about dangerous charter bus companies. A large number of charter or tour buses travel through Western New York, in upstate New York, on the New York State Thruway, or on our other roadways. Many tour and travel buses charter through Erie County, Chautauqua County, Genesee County, Monroe County and other counties, which host the New York State Thruway. Charters from Ontario, C... CONTINUE READING
Your Car: Talking to Other Cars?
- January 9
Your car may be talking before you know it. To other cars. Last month, the Federal Government proposed safety rules requiring all new cars and small trucks have technology allowing the vehicles to talk to one another. As an attorney that sees far too many car accidents and truck crashes due to distraction or inattention, I am all for technology that will reduce motor vehicle accidents. The Transp... CONTINUE READING