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When Do Most New York Motorcycle Accidents Occur?

Spring has sprung, and although the beautiful highways and byways of New York can be exhilarating, it’s essential to be aware of the risks involved. Motorcycle accidents can result in very serious injuries due to the lack of protection compared to other vehicles. In this blog post, we’ll explore the frequency of motorcycle accidents in… Read More »

Pool Injuries Like Drowning On the Rise in New York State: What Are Your Personal Injury Rights?

Drownings are the #1 cause of death for children aged 1-4, and the #2 cause of death overall for unintentional injury death for children aged 1-14 in the United States. The latest statistics for drownings in New York State show that drownings went from 212 in 2018, to 184 in 2019 to an all-time high… Read More »

Fatal Occupational Injuries Are Increasing Locally and Nationally; What Can Families Do?

Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released new information about the number of fatal work place injuries that occur every years in the United States. A sharp 5.7% increase from 5,190 to 5,486 was recorded between 2021 and 2022, with 3,7 out of 100,000 full-time equivalent workers losing their life at work. This trend was… Read More »

Understanding New York Personal Injury Law in Police-Involved Car Crashes

A recent investigation by the Albany Times Union has revealed a troubling trend in New York State—serious crashes involving police cars are on the rise, resulting in property damage, injuries, and even fatalities.  As a leading personal injury law firm serving Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster County, Mainetti & Mainetti is committed to helping individuals who… Read More »

How many Mid-Hudson Valley car crashes are caused by young or elderly drivers?

Car crashes are unfortunately a frequent occurrence on the roads of Dutchess County and Ulster County, impacting the lives of countless individuals and families. In this blog post, we will delve into the data provided by the NYS Institute for Traffic Safety Management & Research to answer a critical question: How many of these accidents… Read More »

How Wearable Technology Is Affecting Personal Injury Lawsuits

As 2024 begins, we’re taking a look at some of the new trends that are developing in the personal injury cases of today and the near future. One of the biggest ones that offer both opportunities and pitfalls for victims seeking compensation for their injuries is wearable technologies. How could wearable devices affect a personal… Read More »

Why is Nighttime The Most Dangerous Time to be a Pedestrian in the Hudson Valley?

This week, the New York Times put out a provocative article titled Why Are So Many American Pedestrians Dying at Night? The report finds that pedestrian deaths in the United States have almost doubled since 2010, and most of the increase can be attributed to a spike in the number of pedestrians dying at night;… Read More »

The Latest News on Ozempic Class Action Lawsuits

It is undeniable that the rise of Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic, and similar drugs, has been nothing short of a phenomenon as its use has expanded beyond the original intention of diabetes. The main ingredient, semaglutide, is a ‘GLP-1 receptor agonist,’ which can cause a side effect of weight loss for some patients. Novo Nordisk is… Read More »

Winter Weather’s Impact on Hudson Valley Slip and Fall Incidents

A “historically strong” El Nino winter may be coming to the Hudson Valley this winter. While that may cause students and some teachers to rejoice, it also may mean that a rash of slip and fall injuries is on the way. In this article, we go over the correlation between slip and fall injuries and… Read More »

What Times do Car Crashes Happen Most in Ulster, Dutchess and Orange County?

One of the most sobering reminders of the need for safe driving practices is taking a look at car crash statistics in the Hudson Valley. In 2022, there were 7,689 reported car crashes in Dutchess County, with 2,121 reported injuries or fatalities. In Ulster County, with a lower population, there were 5,205 crashes, with a… Read More »