How Hudson Valley ZIP Codes Affect Car Accident Insurance Prices

It’s expensive to keep a car on the road. Between the cost of the vehicle itself, insurance, maintenance, repairs, registration and inspection fees, it can cost thousands of dollars a year. One variable that can make a difference of hundreds of dollars a year is car insurance. There are lots of factors that go into … Read More

What the NY HERO ACT Means for Hudson Valley Workers and Businesses

As of Wednesday, May 19, New York State adopted a new mask guidance: immunocompromised and unvaccinated people should continue to wear a mask and social distance, but fully vaccinated people no longer have to wear a mask or social distance. Masks are still required on public transit, in nursing homes, homeless shelters, jails and prisons, … Read More

ATV Accidents: What to Know in Kingston and the Hudson Valley

Driving recreational or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) is a popular pastime in the Hudson Valley, especially in rural areas. As fun as riding an ATV can be, it can also be a highly dangerous activity, especially when drivers don’t take safety precautions or are driving under the influence. Although there are no local stats on Ulster … Read More

What to do if you’re injured in an Uber Accident in NYS

Ride-sharing platforms like Uber and Lyft didn’t exist in the Hudson Valley until June of 2017. Although there’s no exact data about Ulster County or Dutchess County, ridership in nearby New York City is as many as six to eight times higher than traditional taxis. While licensed taxis have well-established regulatory and insurance requirements to … Read More

Report Shows Increased Risks of Fatal Car Accidents With Less Traffic

A preliminary analysis by the National Safety Council found some good news and bad news about 2020: while the pandemic led to fewer cars on the road and fewer total crashes, the number of and percentage of motor vehicle crash deaths increased dramatically. The percentage of car accident deaths to miles driven rose by 24%; … Read More

What to Do if You’re Injured in an Airbnb in New York State

Airbnbs have become incredibly popular in the Hudson Valley. There are thousands of Airbnbs already operating in our community, and more on the way. What happens when someone is injured in a slip and fall in a Kingston, NY Airbnb, and wants to recover damages? If an injury occurs in a hotel, premises liability law … Read More

What to do if you get injured by a drone in the Hudson Valley

On December 28, the Federal Aviation Administration announced that drone pilots can fly small drones over people, provided they meet certain terms and conditions. Previously, drone operators could only fly drones over other people if they were located under a “covered structure, or inside a stationary vehicle.”  The report says, “Although the FAA expects the … Read More