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11 Throwback Examples of Car Accident Personal Injury Settlements in Kingston, NY

We’ve been representing accident victims in the Hudson Valley since the 1970s, and things have changed quite a bit since then.  For one, even though there are far more cars on the road now than there were back then, changes to auto safety rules, better enforcement of speed limits, and better road and car design… Read More »

Eight Things to Remember When an Insurance Company Offers You a Settlement After a Personal Injury Accident

Here’s the scenario: you’ve been in an accident, or suffered a loss because of another party’s fault. You’re sitting in the hospital, or at home, and the phone rings from an unknown number. It’s the other party’s insurance company, and they’re offering you settlement money. It might even sound like a decent amount money: enough… Read More »

9 Reasons That a Trucking Company Could Be Liable for Hitting Your Car

Accidents with commercial trucks are considered more dangerous than with regular-sized passenger vehicles. In the latest year of statistics we have available for New York State, there were over 12,000 crashes involving trucks, where 79 people were killed and 15,000 injured. In one such case, we obtained a settlement of over $4.2M for an 11… Read More »

Which New York Counties Have the Best Drivers at Avoiding Car Accidents?

You can take every safety precaution as a driver, but you can’t control what other people do on the road. According to New York State data, drivers in some counties are getting into fewer serious car accidents than others, and we believe there are some factors that go into those rankings. As long-time personal injury… Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Motorcycling in New York State (According to Facebook)

We are a personal injury law firm based in the Hudson Valley that has obtained one of the biggest motorcycle injury settlements in Ulster County history. We love being part of the local motorcycle community, and with some help from Facebook data, put together stats about New York State motorcyclists: how many there are, their political… Read More »

9 Hudson Valley Roundabouts That May Reduce Vehicle Personal Injury Crashes

The world is changing fast around us, but one thing will always be the same: people get really fired up about proposed traffic circles and roundabouts. Across Kingston, Poughkeepsie and Newburgh, new roundabouts are popping up seemingly every year. As personal injury attorneys who represent clients who have been injured in motor vehicle, trucking, bicycle… Read More »

Five Tips for Safe Bicycle Riding in Kingston and Poughkeepsie

Between abundant rail trails, bike lanes and paths, sharrows and complete streets connections, Kingston and Poughkeepsie are on their way to having bicycling renaissances. While more options and visibility for bicyclists is a good thing, it also means that more drivers are going to be sharing the road for the first time with bikes. If… Read More »

Motorcyclists Are Not Protected by “No-Fault” Insurance

In New York State, every car or truck that is legally on the road is covered by “No-Fault” insurance. That means that if a person is involved in an accident, their No-Fault carrier (their automobile insurance company for the car or truck they were driving) will pay for up to the first $50,000 dollars of… Read More »