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Law Enforcement Cracking Down on St. Patrick’s Day Drunk Driving

By Michael Grant | March 15th, 2013

March 14, 2013 Each year, St. Patrick’s Day results in a higher number of drunk driving arrests and accidents. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that between 2006 and 2010, an estimated 700 lives were lost to drunk drivers over the holiday. To reduce the number of Car Accidents associated with […]

New York Truck Accidents Prompt Federal Action on Use of GPS Units

By Michael Grant | March 13th, 2013

March 13, 2013 While a Global Positioning System (GPS) can be a valuable tool to a truck driver, a lack of data can sometimes put truckers on roads they shouldn’t be traveling and even lead to accidents. One particular danger in New York has been GPS units instructing tractor-trailers to travel on roads with low […]

Woman Pleads Guilty to Causing Fatal Buffalo Car Accident

By Michael Grant | March 11th, 2013

March 11, 2013 A 25-year-old Brant, New York, woman recently pleaded guilty to charges of first-degree vehicular manslaughter after being found responsible for a fatal Buffalo Car Accident. A story released by The Leader explains the charges were filed after investigators determined drugs and alcohol were a factor in causing the collision. Reports from the […]

Albany Pedestrian Accidents Prompt Call for Highway Safety Improvements

By Michael Grant | March 8th, 2013

March 8, 2013 In the wake of two Albany Pedestrian Accidents within days of one another on the same stretch of road, citizens are calling for the government to implement changes to improve safety. A story from WNYT News reports that a 28-year-old woman was recently struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to […]

Albany Bicycle Accident Lawsuit Holds County Responsible

By Michael Grant | March 6th, 2013

March 6, 2013 When an accident involves a motorist and bicycle, the first question that is often asked is, “Who is responsible?” Sometimes though, the answer can be quite complicated. Take a case that was recently discussed in an article from WNYT News. The story explained how Albany County, New York, could be facing a […]

Medical Bills Associated with Accidents May Contain Extra Charges

By Michael Grant | March 4th, 2013

March 4, 2013 After a car accident, injured motorists may be faced with hefty medical bills to pay for treatment. An article from WHEC 10 News points out several charges to these bills that may be a serious detriment to an accident victim. A 25-year-old woman reported she had visited the emergency room following a […]

Woman Sentenced After Causing Buffalo Motorcycle Accident

By Michael Grant | March 1st, 2013

March 1, 2013 It was an emotional day in the New York State Supreme Court on Wednesday as a 36-year-old woman was sentenced for her part in causing a Motorcycle Accident. A story from WIVB 4 News explained the woman faces between 16 months and four-years in prison for her crimes. Court documents explain the […]

High Accident Rates Prompt Lawmakers to Push for Safety Review of Route 7

By Michael Grant | February 27th, 2013

Feb. 27, 2013 Many factors can contribute to an Albany car accident. However, one may simply be attributed to a defective road design. An article published in the Bennington Banner highlighted several recent accidents along a particularly dangerous stretch of road and what state officials are doing to resolve its safety issues. Records show there […]

New York Truck Accident Seriously Injures Driver

By Michael Grant | February 25th, 2013

Feb. 25, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that transportation accidents were the leading cause of on-the-job fatalities last year, accounting for the loss of more than 700 lives. Many of these accidents involved drivers of large commercial vehicles, like tractor-trailers. Recently, one such Truck Accident was responsible for leaving a driver injured. According […]

How Should Motorists Handle Vehicle Property Damage Cases?

By Michael Grant | February 22nd, 2013

Feb. 22, 2013 Vehicle Property Damage from a car accident is often one of the first concerns a motorist will have after a collision. An article from the Herkimer Telegram highlighted one such case in Herkimer Village and also discussed who may be responsible for the accident. At a village meeting this week, a trustee […]