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How to Get Video Evidence for your Personal Injury Case

Evidence is the foundation of any personal injury case. In order to prove that another party violated their duty to you, there has to be evidence that supports your narrative of what actually happened at the time of the accident. There are many ways to build a case of what happened using methods after the… Read More »

Can You Sue From Being Injured in a Bus Accident?

Although we have far fewer buses on the roads in the Hudson Valley than in New York City, it is still a common occurrence to see various kinds of schoolbuses, municipal buses, commuter buses, and tour buses. Passengers, drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists should know that there are many possible ways that a bus can be… Read More »

Pedestrian Deaths Increase Nationally But Decrease in the Hudson Valley

The headlines about car crashes involving pedestrians and bicycles have been coming in: “Pedestrian Deaths Spike in U.S. as Reckless Driving Surges” “Study: SUVs, pickups hit pedestrians more often than cars do” “Pedestrian deaths up in 2020 despite lower driving rates” The studies are showing that nationally, pedestrian and bicycle deaths have increased by 51%… Read More »

What causes Motorcycle Crashes in the Mid-Hudson Valley?

While there were reports of increased car crashes during the worst of the pandemic in 2020, it appears that motorcycle crashes have trended down overall in the last three years in the Mid-Hudson Valley. County 2019 2020 2021 Dutchess 368 339 332 Orange 197 149 160 Ulster 77 98 75 According to the data, roughly… Read More »

Why you should see a doctor after a car crash

After a car crash, there are many things that will take up your time. You may have to make arrangements to miss work, get a replacement vehicle, arrange new transportation for your family, and deal with the shock of what may have been a traumatic event. If you only have minor aches and pains, bumps… Read More »

Farming is the 10th Most Dangerous Job for Personal Injuries

For most people, farming and agriculture doesn’t evoke thoughts of danger and personal injuries. Pulling weeds from a tomato garden on a sunny day, or a tractor serenely working across a beautiful Hudson Valley field don’t seem like situations that result in serious injury or death. But according to the latest statistics from the U.S.… Read More »

CPAP Machine Recall Hits Hudson Valley

Ventilation and sleep apnea devices, such as Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines, are relied upon nightly by tens of millions of Americans to improve their quality of life and to prevent potentially fatal nighttime breathing obstruction episodes. A CPAP machine generally is expected to be used heavily for up to five years before it… Read More »

Seven Ways the Pandemic Has Affected Car Crash Costs

In the world of personal injury law, the fundamentals have remained the same for a long time. Our firm represents Hudson Valley personal injury victims and their families, and we push back against insurance companies to get the maximum possible compensation for our clients. However, many of the factors and circumstances around that have changed… Read More »

The 18 Busiest Train Intersections in the Mid-Hudson Valley

If you live in the Mid-Hudson Valley, then there’s a good chance trains are a part of everyday life. Many people hear trains from afar, but as drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians, being aware of train crossings and avoiding personal injury accidents is a critical part of being safe as we travel in our daily lives.… Read More »

What to do after a boating accident on the Hudson River

It’s summer, which is an amazing time for boating, jet-skiing, and swimming in the Hudson Valley. However, according to a recent report by the New York Times, boating accidents have skyrocketed in 2020 and 2021. The jump in boating injuries and fatalities is attributed to an unprecedented number of inexperienced boaters who recently bought new… Read More »