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February 2019 Archives

Buffalo, N.Y. - School Bus and Metro Bus Collide on Franklin Street

Buffalo, N.Y. (February 28, 2019) - Three people were left injured following the collision of a school bus and an NFTA Metro Bus in Buffalo on Thursday. The New York school bus accident occurred at the intersections of Court and Franklin Streets around 8:00 a.m.

Toms River, N.J. - Man Hit and Killed After Walking on Garden State Parkway

Toms River, N.J. (February 28, 2019) - A man has died after he was hit and killed by a vehicle as he walked down the Garden State Parkway. The fatal New Jersey pedestrian accident happened early Wednesday morning in the Toms River area near milepost 81.7.

Morris, N.J. - Serious Accident on East Hanover Avenue Closes Road for Several Hours

Morris, N.J. (February 28, 2019) - A serious car accident caused a roadway to be shut down for hours as emergency crews worked to clean it up, according to authorities. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred Thursday morning sometime before 7:30 a.m. on East Hanover Avenue.

Study finds that hospitals profit from surgical errors

When our health is compromised, we often rely on medical professional to help us. Whether it is the common cold, an injury or a serious medical condition, one's instant is to go to a hospital or clinic to obtain medical attention. And when one receives a diagnosis, this information is often treated as fact and acted upon. In some case, this could mean getting a surgery. But what if this surgery was not needed or improperly performed? This could result in much harm to a patient.

How a Tire Blow Out Can Cause Trouble

How Tire Blow Outs Occur

Hopefully, many drivers will not be involved in the scary experience of an accident caused by a tire blowing out while it's being driven on. Although it's an issue that is getting better with time and technology, tires will still pop while we drive for several reasons. Sometimes, the tire is old and the rubber has just worn away. Other times, we run something over which causes our tires damage and can cause them to pop. Other times still, a tire was made poorly and does not hold up to the heat and pressure associated with driving, which will cause them to pop. In any situation where a tire blows when you're driving on it or if someone else's tire blows near you, you may be involved in an accident that will result in injuries.

Brooklyn, N.Y. - Child Injured After Being Hit by Car on 56th Street

Brooklyn, N.Y. (February 27, 2019) - A child is believed to have suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries after they were hit by a vehicle on Wednesday, according to FDNY officials. The New York pedestrian accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. in the Sunset Park area of Brooklyn on 56th Street.

Corning, N.Y. - State Trooper Injured on Interstate 86 After Truck Doesn't "Move Over"

Corning, N.Y. (February 27, 2019) - A New York State Trooper was injured after their vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer that did not move over while the officer was on the side of the road. The New York tractor-trailer accident occurred Wednesday on Interstate 86 in Steuben County.

Egg Harbor, N.J. - Adult and Child Die After Accident Near English Creek Avenue

Egg Harbor, N.J. (February 27, 2019) - An adult and a child have died following a car accident Tuesday afternoon, according to police. The deadly New Jersey car accident happened in the Scullville section of Egg Harbor near the English Creek Avenue and Friars Lane area.

When Accidents Are Caused by Inattentive Drivers

Forms of Inattentive Driving

There are videos across the internet showing the same issue happening, again and again, every day. Drivers who are weaving in and out of their lane, drivers who make last minute turns and maneuvers that endangers others, and drivers who run stop signs and traffic lights, all because they are being inattentive to the road around them. Inattentive driving is a serious crisis that plagues the roads we drive on today and drivers who are not paying attention cause significant issues for those who are on the road with them.

West Monroe, N.Y. - Man Ejected from Car Following Three-Vehicle Accident on Route 49

West Monroe, N.Y. (February 26, 2019) - A man has been injured after he was ejected from his car following a three-vehicle accident. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Tuesday on Route 49, according to New York State Police.

Long Branch, N.J. - Three Police Officers Left Injured Following Vehicle Pursuit on North Lake Drive

Long Branch, N.J. (February 26, 2019) - Three Long Branch Police officers were left injured following a vehicle pursuit on Monday night. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred on North Lake Drive, according to police.

Warren, N.J. - Driver Killed in Wrong Way Accident on I-78

Warren, N.J. (February 26, 2019) - A driver has died following an accident in which they crossed into oncoming lanes and collided with another vehicle. The deadly New Jersey vehicle accident Tuesday morning before 7:00 a.m. on Interstate 78.

Back Pain Following a Car Accident

The Aches and Pains of Car Accidents

Following a car accident, it's safe to say you can expect to have some bruises and pains as you recover. Car accidents often come with minor injuries, like bruises and small cuts, but there are also more serious injuries that can occur following a collision. Car accidents can result in issues such as severe whiplash, broken bones, nerve damage, and even injuries to your back.

Queens, N.Y. - Woman Killed by Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident at Queens Boulevard

Queens, N.Y. (February 25, 2019) - A woman has died following a hit-and-run accident on Sunday afternoon. Police say the deadly New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred around 4:00 p.m. at the intersection of Queens Boulevard and 63rd Drive in the Rego Park area.

Old Bridge, N.J. - Two People Die in Three-Vehicle Accident on Route 9

Old Bridge, N.J. (February 25, 2019) - Two people have died following a three-vehicle accident that involved a ride-sharing car. The deadly New Jersey vehicle accident occurred just before 6:00 a.m. Monday on Route 9.

Queens, N.Y. - Three Vehicle Accident Caused by Sanitation Truck on Belt Parkway

Queens, N.Y. (February 25, 2019) - Three vehicles were involved in an accident on Saturday night due to a garbage truck, according to authorities. The New York car accident happened on the Belt Parkway at the Merrick Boulevard overpass, sources report.

How Different Sized Cars Can Contribute to Different Injuries in an Accident

The Various Vehicles on the Road

One look at any American street will show the variety of that is vehicles owned by our fellow citizens. From tiny Volkswagen Beetles to large dually trucks, there are a large variety of vehicles that are on the road. This variety is something most of us appreciate, as it means that we have a choice in what vehicle we can buy that will suit our needs, but it's also something we need to be cautious of as well.

Marlboro, N.J. - Two Tractor-Trailer Accident Causes 6,000 Gallon Fuel Spill on Route 9

Marlboro, N.J. (February 22, 2019) - Two tractor-trailers crashed Friday morning in Marlboro, causing roughly 6,000 gallons of fuel to be spilled onto the roadway along with injuring one of the truck drivers. The New Jersey tractor-trailer truck accident occurred at the intersection of Route 9 and Route 520 and caused both evacuations and major delays for those on the road and in the surrounding areas.

Rome, N.Y. - Two Injured in Tractor-Trailer Accident on Route 365

Rome, N.Y. (February 22, 2019) - Two people were injured following a vehicle accident Friday afternoon, according to the Oneida County sheriff's deputies. The New York vehicle accident occurred around 1:45 p.m. on Route 365 at the South James Street intersection.

Syracuse, N.Y. - Coach Jim Boeheim Hits and Kills Pedestrian on Interstate 690

Syracuse, N.Y. (February 22, 2019) - Coach Jim Boeheim was involved in a pedestrian accident that occurred Wednesday evening, according to authorities. The deadly New York pedestrian accident occurred on Interstate 690 near Thompson Road just before 11:30 p.m. in Syracuse.

The Importance of Staying Calm After a Car Accident

The Hectic Aftermath of Car Accident

When you are involved in a car accident, a million things all seem to happen at once, leaving us with injuries, damages, and a feeling of " What the heck just happened? " Car accidents are often violent in nature and can cause us to be foggy after the cars stop moving, which can make processing everything following the accident even more difficult than normal. Often times, we will want to immediately jump out of our car, see what is happening around us, and possibly vent our frustrations out on the person who caused the accident. While we are tempted to do all of these things, they are not always the best thing to do following an accident.

Haverstraw, N.Y. - Man Intentionally Runs Over Family After Argument at 7-Eleven on Central Highway

Haverstraw, N.Y. (February 21, 2019) - A man has been charged with murder following an attack using his vehicle to hit and kill a mother of seven in a 7-Eleven. The deadly New York pedestrian accident occurred on Wednesday around 2 p.m. at the convenience store located on Central Highway.

Shirley, N.Y. - Man Veers Car into Oncoming Traffic on Montauk Highway, Dies from Injuries

Shirley, N.Y. (February 21, 2019) - A man has died following a head-on collision in the Long Island area. The fatal New York head-on accident occurred Wednesday night on the Montauk Highway near Smith Road.

Holmdel, N.J. - Bus Involved in Accident with Vehicle While Children Aboard

Holmdel, N.J. (February 21, 2019) - A vehicle crashed into a bus that was transporting seven students from the Village School Wednesday morning, according to police. The New Jersey school bus accident occurred around 11:22 a.m. at the intersection of Rt. 520 and Ladwood Drive.

Driving in Fresh Snow vs. Driving in Packed Snow

Winter Weather Patterns

With the continual winter weather patterns running across the nation, we're seeing lots of snow, ice, hail, and rain, all of which cause differences in the way we need to, and should, drive on the road. For the most part, driving in winter weather conditions means slowing down, keeping an eye out for other drivers, and making sure you keep a safe distance between you and other drivers so you have enough time to stop. Still, depending on what weather is happening, it will change how we drive in specific ways, and there are techniques we must follow to stay safe.

Newark, N.J. - School Bus Driver High in Drugs Crashes Bus with Children Onboard on 14th Avenue

Newark, N.J. (February 20, 2019) - A school bus driver who overdosed on heroin crashed the bus into a tree while nearly a dozen children were on board. The New Jersey school bus accident occurred on Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of 14th Avenue and Jones Street, police say.

Glen Cove, N.Y. - Woman Suffers Serious Injuries in Pedestrian Accident on Brewster Avenue

Glen Cove, N.Y. (February 20, 2019) - A woman has sustained serious injuries after she was involved in a pedestrian accident in Glen Cove on Tuesday night. The New York pedestrian accident occurred around 8:10 p.m. on Brewster Avenue in Nassau County.

Seaford, N.Y. - Child Seriously Injured After Being Hit by Car on Sunrise Highway

Seaford, N.Y (February 20, 2019) - A child has been seriously injured following a pedestrian accident Tuesday afternoon. The New York pedestrian accident occurred at Sunrise Highway and Washington Avenue in the town of Seaford.

Why You Can't Drive While Intoxicated

Drunk Drivers in America

Despite the constant television ads, the roadside billboards, and the magazine spreads warning against it, people will still decide to drive drunk in America. For many, being able to drive drunk is not something they worry about, as they feel that they are able to drive roughly the same as they do while sober. Some will even say they drive safer while drunk so as not to "get caught" by police. Today, drunk driving is an activity that many do not partake in and fight against, but it's something that does still occur, with terrible and fatal consequences.

Recovering compensation following a pedestrian accident

For most New Jersey residents, it is common to encounter pedestrians while traveling in a motor vehicle and to encounter motorists when one is a pedestrian. Pedestrians and motor vehicles co-exist in New Jersey and elsewhere. However, a number of collisions between motor vehicles and pedestrians occur each year because of negligence and the failure of motorists to uphold the duty to be safe. Unfortunately, when a pedestrian accident occurs, the pedestrian is likely to suffer severe or fatal injuries.

New Castle, N.Y. - Man Arrested After Wrong Way Accident on Taconic State Parkway

New Castle, N.Y. (February 19, 2019) - A man was arrested after driving the wrong way down the highway and causing an accident in New Castle, according to police. The wrong way New York accident happened around 11:33 a.m. Tuesday morning on the Taconic State Parkway.

Seaside Heights, N.J. - One Injured in School Bus Accident on Grant Avenue

Seaside Heights, N.J. (February 19, 2019) - One student was injured following a bus accident that happened at the intersection of Grant Avenue and the Boulevard. The New Jersey school bus accident happened Tuesday morning around 8 a.m., according to authorities.

Wayne, N.J. - Three Killed Following Opioid Induced Accident on Route 23

Wayne, N.J. (February 19, 2019) - Three people, including a father and son, have died following a car crash on Route 23. Authorities say the New Jersey car accident happened around 8:45 a.m. at the Delta Gas Station.

Recovery Times of Injuries in an Accident

How Accidents Cause Injuries

A common and well-founded complaint following a car accident is the recovery of the injuries a victim sustains in the accident. Many car accidents will result with injuries being sustained, even in accidents where there is not much physical damage on the vehicles themselves. Injuries can result from a fairly low speed accident to an accident in which a car flips into its roof. No matter how an accident happens, injury can be the end result from the impact experienced.

West Hempstead, N.Y. - 11 Injured Following Sothern State Parkway Accident

West Hempstead N.Y. (February 18, 2019) - 11 people were injured while one driver was charged following a crash on the Southern State Parkway near Exit 18 on Sunday morning. The New York multiple car accident occurred shortly after 2 a.m. and involved four vehicles, authorities say.

Pennsauken, N.J. - Officer and Woman Injured Following Vehicle Accident on Route 130 South

Pennsauken, N.J. (February 18, 2019) - A police officer and a woman were taken to the hospital following a head-on collision, police say. The New Jersey head-on collision occurred Sunday morning on Route 130 South at Marlton Pike.

Chili, N.Y. - Driver Ejected During Three-Vehicle Accident on Scottsville Road

Chili, N.Y. (February 18, 2019) - A driver was seriously injured following a three-vehicle crash in which he was ejected from his vehicle, police say. The New York multi-vehicle accident occurred on Saturday afternoon at 1:55 p.m. on Scottsville Road near Jefferson Road.

Sepsis: How it Happens After an Accident

What is Sepsis?

The events after an accident can move very fast, which is both a good and bad thing. We want the process after an accident to be fast so that we are able to return to our lives easily and quickly, but if the process moves too fast, we can find ourselves caught in a web of problems that can be both time consuming and, in some situations, deadly.

Howell, N.J. - Police Officer Injured Following Head-on-Collision on Manassa Road

Howell, N.J. (February 15, 2019) - A police officer was left with a "significant leg injury" following a head-on-collision on Friday afternoon, according to authorities. The New Jersey head-on-collision occurred near the Manassa Road and Norse Road intersection in the town of Howell.

Manhattan, N.Y. - Teacher Dies After Being Struck by Delivery Truck on East 37th Street

Manhattan, N.Y. (February 15, 2019) - A teacher has died following a pedestrian accident Friday morning. The New York pedestrian accident occurred in the morning hours on Friday at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and East 37 Street.

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. - Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run on Rosevale Avenue

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. (February 15, 2019) - A man was killed by a vehicle last night in a hit and run accident in Ronkonkoma, New York. The deadly New York pedestrian accident happened sometime between 7:20 p.m. Thursday evening and 12:20 a.m. Friday morning on Rosevale Avenue in the Long Island hamlet.

Why You May Need to Sue After an Accident

Auto Insurance in America

When driving or buying a car, one thing that many people must be certain that they have is auto insurance. Like with any expensive object or important thing we have in our lives, we have insurance that will protect us and our vehicle should anything terrible occur. Insurance for our vehicle is important for so many reasons, and so it's something that everyone should invest in.

Queens, N.Y. - Victim Injured in Accident on 168th Street

Queens, N.Y. (February 14, 2019) - One person has been left with injuries following a vehicle accident on Thursday afternoon. The two vehicle New York accident occurred before 5 p.m. in the Jamaica Hills area at the intersection of Hillside Avenue and 168th Street.

Bronx, N.Y. - Woman Dies After Being Hit by Bus on Story Avenue

Bronx, N.Y. (February 14, 2019) - A woman has died following a hit-and-run bus accident in Castle Hill. The fatal New York pedestrian accident occurred around 10 a.m. near the Havemeyer and Story Avenue intersection.

Camden, N.J. - Teenager Dies After Being Hit by Police Vehicle

Camden, N.J. (February 14, 2019) - A teenage girl has died after she was hit by a police cruiser on Wednesday evening, according to authorities. The deadly New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred around 10 p.m.in the city of Camden at the intersection of East State and Harrison Avenue.

Why are birth-related injuries on the rise?

The pregnancy process can be filled with excitement for families in New Jersey. And, with each doctor's appointment, the expecting mother gets closer and closer to giving birth. While labor and delivery can present some problems, many expecting mothers trust their doctors and medical team when it comes to prenatal care and steps to take during the birthing process. However, doctors are human and thus prone to human errors. And, when errors are made during the birthing process, this could result in birth injuries to the mother and newborn.

States with the Worst Drunk Driving Statistics

Drunk Driving Dangers

Despite the constant warnings, the education given, and the demonstrations made, people will still decide that it is okay to go out and drive after consuming alcohol. In New York and New Jersey, roughly 1.4% and 1.5% of drivers admit to driving after drinking too much, numbers that are not far off from the 1.9% that nationally admit to driving after drinking too much. These percentages may seem small, but in 2012, it was estimated nearly 121 million times drivers got behind the wheel, they were too intoxicated to drive safely.

Bronx, N.Y. - Man Critically Injured in Accident on the Cross Bronx Expressway

Bronx, N.Y. (February 13, 2019) - A young man has been left fighting to stay alive after being involved in a large-scale crash on the Cross Bronx Expressway. The New York multi-vehicle accident occurred Monday morning and involved at least 6 vehicles, police say.

Buffalo, N.Y. - Police Looking for Hit and Run Perpetrator from Accident Near Grant Street

Buffalo, N.Y. (February 13, 2019) - Police are searching for a woman who left the scene of a hit and run accident that happened Tuesday morning. The New York pedestrian hit and run accident occurred in a shopping complex near the intersection of Boyd and Grant Street.

Buffalo, N.Y. - Man Charged with DWI After Hitting Police Car Near Lisbon Avenue

Buffalo, N.Y. (February 13, 2019) - A man has been charged with driving while under the influence after he hit a police car and injured two officers inside, according to police. The New York drunk driving accident occurred near the intersection of Lisbon and Bailey Avenues around 11:30 p.m.

What Happens After Getting Injured in an Accident

Who Gets Injured in a Car Accident

It is an unfortunate truth, but at some point, nearly all drivers will be involved in a car accident at some point in their life. Most of these accidents will be simple and easy to recover from, but there are accidents in which recovery will be a long and hard process. In 2012, nearly 2.5 million Americans went to the hospital following a car accident, with almost 200,000 of those people needing additional hospitalization, which can end up meaning high medical bills and long recuperation times.

Bronx, N.Y. - Man Dies After Attempting to Help Crash Victim on Cross Bronx Expressway

Bronx, N.Y. (February 12, 2019) - A man has died after trying to help a woman who was injured in a crash on the Cross Bronx Expressway early Monday morning. The deadly New York pedestrian accident occurred around 1:15 a.m. and involved multiple vehicles.

Pleasantville, N.J. - Driver Speeds While Going Wrong Direction, Runs Red Light, Causes Fatal Accident on Main Street

Pleasantville, N.J. (February 12, 2019) - A driver has died after speeding and running a red light while also driving the wrong direction on Monday, according to police. The deadly New Jersey accident occurred in Pleasantville at the intersection of Main Street and Delilah Road.

Harrison Township, N.J. - Man Killed After Accident on Snow Covered Aura Road

Harrison Township, N.J. (February 12, 2019) - A man has died after losing control of his vehicle and hitting a second vehicle head-on, according to police. The New Jersey head-on accident happened Monday around 7:30 a.m.

The Dangers of Broken Bones in Auto Accidents

How Bones Break in Auto Accidents

Car accidents vary in the damage they cause to their passengers. In many accidents, those within the vehicle suffer only minor injuries: bruises, sore muscles, a small cut or two, etc. These injuries are easy to recover from, and most people find that they are back to their old selves within a few weeks. Although many car accidents result in minor injuries, some injuries end up being very serious, and cause us to need extensive medical attention.

Bronx, N.Y. - Man Critically Injured After Accident on New England Thruway

Bronx, N.Y. (February 11, 2019) - A man was left critically injured following an accident that involved street racing on the New England Thruway on Sunday evening, according to authorities. The New York multi-vehicle accident occurred around 7:10 p.m. near Bartow Avenue in the Bronx.

Endicott, N.Y. - 68-Year-Old Woman Issued Ticket After Accident on North Page Avenue

Endicott, N.Y. (February 11, 2019) - A 68-year-old woman has been ticketed after causing an accident Sunday afternoon. The New York vehicle accident occurred around 12:03 p.m. at the intersection of North Page Avenue and West Franklin Street in Endicott.

Huntington Station, N.Y. - Two Injured in Accident on New York Avenue

Huntington Station, N.Y. (February 11, 2019) - Two people were injured following an accident in Huntington Station Sunday morning, according to police. The New York vehicle accident occurred on Sunday morning on New York Avenue around 9:50 a.m.

Head-On Collisions and Their Injuries

The Statistics Involving Head-On Collisions

There are several ways to get into a car accident. You can be involved in a rear-end accident, in which you or someone else hits the back of another vehicle. You can be involved in an accident in which you or someone else hits the side of a vehicle, also known as a "T-bone" accident. You can also be involved in an accident in which you or another driver sideswipes a vehicle, which is an accident that occurs often.

Rochester, N.Y. - Accident Outside of Bar on Lyell Avenue Sends 2 to Hospital

Rochester, N.Y. (February 8, 2019) - A woman sent two people to the hospital after crashing her car outside of a bar Friday morning, according to police. The New York vehicle accident occurred outside of Smokin Joe's Bar and Grill on Lyell Avenue around 1:30 a.m.

Hannibal, N.Y. - Driver Who Fell Asleep at Wheel Causes 3 Car Accident on State Route 3

Hannibal, N.Y. (February 8, 2019) - A man who fell asleep behind the wheel has caused a multi-vehicle accident on Friday, according to State Police. The multi-vehicle New York accident occurred at the intersection of State Route 3 and State Route 104 in the town of Hannibal in Oswego County.

Saranac, N.Y. - Driver and Officer Injured in Head-On Collision on State Route 3

Saranac, N.Y. (February 8, 2019) - An officer and a civilian driver were injured due to a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon. The New York vehicle accident occurred around 5 p.m. on State Route 3, according to authorities.

Middletown, N.Y. - Victim Stabbed, Crashes Car, Has Car Stolen by Attacker on Heidt Avenue

Middletown, N.Y. (February 8, 2019) - A man was stabbed, crashed his vehicle, and then had his vehicle stolen from him during an internet meetup to exchange goods and cash, according to police. The New York vehicle accident and assault happened on Wednesday afternoon on Heidt Avenue.

Saddle Brook, N.J. - Pedestrian Fatally Hit by Vehicle in Parking Lot on Market Street

Saddle Brook, N.J. (February 7, 2019) - A pedestrian was fatally hit by a vehicle in a New Jersey shopping center parking lot on Thursday. The deadly New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred on Market street near 5th Street around noon, according to authorities.

Lacey, N.J. - Two Drivers Injured in Accident on Newark Avenue

Lacey, N.J. (February 7, 2019) - Two drivers have been injures following an accident on Wednesday morning. The two vehicle New Jersey accident occurred around 7:34 a.m. at Lacey Road and Newark Avenue in Ocean County.

Pennsauken Township, N.J. - Fuel Leaks onto Road After Accident on North Park Drive

Pennsauken Township, N.J. (February 7, 2019) - An accident in Pennsauken Township led to a fuel spill on Wednesday morning, according to authorities. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred around 12:30 a.m. on the South Crescent Boulevard and North Park Drive intersection.

Queens, N.Y. - Off Duty Officer Saves Life of Motorcyclist on Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Queens, N.Y. (February 7, 2019) - An officer in Queens on her way to work saved the life of a motorcyclist who was injured from a hit-and-run accident Thursday morning. The hit-and-run New York accident happened Thursday morning when a red tractor trailer with no license plate hit a motorcyclist on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway near Exit 43 in Woodside, leaving the injured woman at the scene.

Proving fault in a pedestrian accident

Based on current statistics, roughly 5,000 pedestrians die in crashes involving other motor vehicles each year. In addition to that, another 76,000 suffer injuries in these collisions. The location of these accidents can vary. A pedestrian could be in the crosswalk, crossing the highway, walking on a sidewalk or in a parking lot or structure when an inattentive or negligent driver encounters them.

Cranford, N.J. - Man in Motorized Scooter Injured After Being Struck by Car

Cranford, N.J. (February 6, 2019) - A pedestrian has been injured after being hit by a car on Tuesday, according to the Cranford Police Department. The New Jersey pedestrian accident occurred before 12:50 p.m. at Centennial Avenue and Lincoln Avenue East.

South Brunswick, N.J. - 15 Injured in Accident Involving 2 Vehicles on Route 130

South Brunswick, N.J. (February 6, 2019) - Multiple people were injured following an accident on Route 130 Wednesday morning, according to authorities. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred around 7:30 a.m. near Distribution Way and near an entrance to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.

Queens, N.Y. - Elderly Woman Dies After Being Hit by Vehicle Near 63rd Avenue

Queens, N.Y. (February 6, 2019) - An elderly woman has died after she and her husband were hit by a vehicle, according to officials Wednesday evening. The deadly New York pedestrian accident occurred in Queens around 6 p.m. near the Challenge Playground in Little Neck near 251st Street and 63rd Avenue.

Statute of Limitations in New York for Personal Injury Cases

What Does "Statute of Limitations" Mean?

A fact that many people are unaware of is that there is a time limit on the legal action you can take after an accident occurs. "Statute of Limitations" is a legal phrase that discusses the amount of time you have to legally take someone or a corporation to court over an issue in which you were wronged. Depending on the crime, the statute of limitations will change, so it's important that you look up the time frame you have to work in before pursuing your case farther, making sure you have enough time to work with to get your case to court.

Melrose, N.Y. - Police Officer Wounded by Suspect Who Pinned Officer Between Vehicles

Melrose, N.Y. (February 5, 2019) - A police officer has been left injured after a run in with a group of robbers on Monday, according to authorities. The New York pedestrian accident occurred around noon in Melrose around the Sheridan Avenue and East 162nd Street area after the suspects in the accident were found after committing several robberies and car jackings earlier in the day starting around 6 a.m. The suspects were found sometime after leaving the scene of a different accident.

Hauppauge, N.Y. - Three Vehicles Involved in Accident on the Long Island Expressway

Hauppauge, N.Y. (February 5, 2019) - Three vehicles were involved in an accident on the Long Island Expressway late Tuesday morning, according to Suffolk Police. The New York vehicle accident occurred at 11:40 a.m. on the westbound side of the expressway at exit 56.

Eastchester, N.Y. - Man Causes Head-On Collision in Wrong Way Crash

Eastchester, N.Y. (February 5, 2019) - A man caused a head-on collision after driving the wrong direction down the Bronx River Parkway in Eastchester, according to Westchester police. The New York head-on collision occurred before 11 p.m. when Joseph Ayala drove his 2015 Cadillac Escalade in the southbound direction in the northbound lanes.

Wrongful Death and Accidents Involving Vehicles

How Wrongful Death Works

"Wrongful Death" is a phrase that seems odd, as it discusses a topic that most people would agree with. Any death is seen as wrong and hurtful, so isn't that what wrongful death is? Legally, there is more than that when it comes to wrongful death. "Wrongful Death" is a death that occurs when an individual acts recklessly and carelessly and causes the death of a second individual who would not have died had the first individual acted more carefully. In any wrongful death case, there are four elements: negligence, breach of duty, causation, and damages. When all of these elements are present, it is clear that a case is one of wrongful death, but proving these elements can be difficult, and it can make going through the courts difficult.

Queens, N.Y. - Two Men Ejected After Flipping Their Vehicle Over Barrier on Belt Parkway

Queens, N.Y. (February 4, 2019) - One man has died and another has been left wounded after the car they were traveling in flipped over a concrete barrier on the Belt Parkway in Queens, according to police. The deadly New York highway accident occurred around 4:40 Sunday morning near Exit 19 near Kennedy Airport when the 2018 Dodge Challenger, being driven by a 25-year-old male, hit a concrete barrier, causing both himself and his passenger to be ejected form the vehicle.

Manhattan, N.Y. - Man on Bicycle Struck and Killed by Vehicle near Eighth Avenue

Manhattan, N.Y. (February 4, 2019) - A man on a bicycle was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident on Monday morning, according to police. The fatal New York hit-and-run pedestrian accident occurred near Eighth Avenue and 45th Street, with investigators believing that the bicyclist was riding his bike north while in the bike lane just before he was hit.

Rochester, N.Y. - Four Vehicle Accident Results in One Death on Hudson Avenue

Rochester, N.Y (February 4, 2019) - One person has died following a four-vehicle collision in Rochester on Sunday afternoon. The deadly New York vehicle accident occurred on Hudson Avenue and Norton Street before 4:30 p.m., according to authorities.

What Auto Fixes Can Help Prevent Accidents?

How Your Vehicle Can Prevent an Accident

Accidents that cause injuries are never something we want to cause or be apart of. When we know we've caused another person to suffer and be in pain, it cans cause us to feel guilt and depression, and of course, it's even worse for the individual who became injured due to the accident. After hurting someone, we can expect to be asked to pay for the bills and other payments the victim in the accident will incur, which can mean lost savings and difficult financial situations. Often, when we can stop an accident from happening, we should, and stopping an accident from happening can be as simple as maintaining the parts on your vehicle.

Egg Harbor, N.J. - Car Overturns After Accident on a Garden State Parkway Off-Ramp

Egg Harbor, N.J. (February 1, 2019) - A car was left flipped on its roof after it was involved in a collision on a Garden State Parkway off-ramp on Thursday morning, according to police. The New Jersey vehicle accident occurred around 9:11 a.m. near the Washington Avenue exit from the Garden State Parkway.

Lebanon, N.J. - Motorcyclist Dies After Crash in Hunterdon County on Route 31

Lebanon, N.J. (February 1, 2019) - A man has died after being involved in a motorcycle accident on Thursday in Hunterdon County. The deadly New Jersey motorcycle accident occurred on Thursday morning around 10:40 a.m. when a motorcycle lost control and left the southbound lanes, driving instead into the northbound lanes, hitting a car in the process.

Vestal, N.Y. - Broome County Deputy Seriously Injured in Head-On Collision on Route 17

Vestal, N.Y. (February 1, 2019) - A deputy from the Broome County Sheriff's Office was injured in a head on collision Friday morning. The New York vehicle accident occurred in the city of Vestal on Route 17 at roughly 1:40 a.m.

Paying Attention to Changing Road Conditions

What Does it Mean to Have Changing Road Conditions?

When the conditions we drive in change, we must also change the way we drive to ensure that we will be safe. Changing road conditions can happen for a multitude of reasons, all of which require a specific change to our driving habits. For many, this is an obvious change that should happen, but for others, this change is not something they think about, and so they will drive the way that they always do even though it is not the safest thing they can do.

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