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What to do After Getting Injured as a Pedestrian by a New York Driver

According to the latest data from the Institute for Traffic Safety and Research, there has been an increase in both personal injuries and serious personal injuries resulting from cars striking pedestrians on the streets and sidewalks of the Mid-Hudson Valley. Before we get into the data, we’re going to share some of the possible ways… Read More »

Drunk Driving Car Crashes and Bar Slip And Falls in New York: What Are Your Rights?

Almost ten years ago, Kingston, NY had the dubious honor of being named the “Drunkest City” by virtue of having the most bars per capita in New York. Although it’s not clear whether that’s still the case, it is clear that the Mid-Hudson Valley, with its emphasis on craft brewing, dining and tourism in general,… Read More »

What are the Busiest County Roads in Ulster County?

When it comes to traffic safety in Ulster County, where you drive has an immense impact. We have many kinds of roads that are driven on every day by cars, trucks and motorcycles, including: In a given commute, Ulster County drivers may drive through a dozen different traffic jurisdictions, with a combination of federal, state,… Read More »

The Hudson Valley’s 15 Most Dangerous Towns to Drive In

The possibility of a car crash causing personal injuries is one of the most common and deadly hazards that the average Hudson Valley resident has to face on a daily basis. As we showed in a previous blog post, the average Hudson Valley resident in Dutchess, Orange or Ulster County spends around 30 minutes a… Read More »

What Are Your Personal Injury Rights When Deer Caused an Accident?

We know it all too well driving on rural roads in the Mid-Hudson Valley: at night, deer can be your worst enemy. Even if you’re driving well below the speed limit in a well-lit area, a deer suddenly crossing the road can cause a cascade of split-second decisions and actions that result in a major… Read More »

What Can New Yorkers Do After an E-bike Crash Causes Injuries?

A recent study of the differences between traditional bicycle and e-bike crash victims’ injuries has revealed a sad truth: injuries from e-bike crashes tend to be more serious than traditional bicycle crashes, and are more similar to motorcycle crashes. According to the study, e-bike injuries tend to resemble motorcycle injuries more than bicycle injuries. This… Read More »

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 »