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    Steps to Take After a New York Car Accident

    By Michael Barasch

    Every year, drivers are involved in approximately 10 million car accidents on U.S. roads and highways. Most of these accidents are relatively minor and motorists walk away uninjured. However, even minor fender benders can be stressful experiences and drivers should know what steps to take to protect themselves from further problems after an accident.  The […]

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    Eight Injured After Car Collides with Bus in Brooklyn

    By Michael Barasch

    Eight people suffered injuries recently when a car collided with a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus in Brooklyn. The collision forced the bus off its trajectory, sending it careening into nearby parked cars and a building.  Witnesses indicate that the car, which was a black Toyota Camry, was driving down Coffey Street and ignored the stop […]

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    Deaths Related to Defective Takata Airbags On the Rise

    By Michael Barasch

    There have been several reports in recent weeks of deaths related to defective airbags produced by Takata, a Japanese auto company and parts supplier. As a result, more than 14 million automobiles from 11 different automakers that use the airbags have been recalled across the world.  The defect found in the airbags seems to be […]

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    Major Issues Facing Teen Drivers

    By Michael Barasch

    According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, auto accidents are the leading cause of death for U.S. teenagers, with an average of seven 16- to 19-year-olds dying every day in 2010 due to a crash. All told, this is the age group at the greatest risk of being involved, injured or […]

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    New York Bridge, Road Conditions Leave Much to Be Desired

    By Michael Barasch

    Confirming what many New York drivers might already know, a recent Reason Foundation study places the state’s road conditions well toward the bottom as compared to the rest of the U.S. Of particular note are New York’s bridges, 39 percent of which are considered deficient, worse than any state except Rhode Island. In addition, New […]

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    Woman Crushed by Bus in Recent Accident

    By Michael Barasch

    A woman who dropped her cell phone upon disembarking from an MTA bus in Brooklyn was killed when she attempted to retrieve it. The victim was pinned under the right rear wheels of the bus and died on the scene, according to witnesses of the September 17 accident. Although pedestrian deaths in New York City […]

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    Proving Negligence in a Car Accident

    By Michael Barasch

    The results of car accident cases often hinge on the ability of an attorney to prove negligence on the part of one of the parties involved in the accident. In car accident cases, negligence typically means driving in a reckless or careless manner. There are certain standards of behavior on the road that drivers must […]

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    Improving Your Visibility as a Motorcyclist

    By Michael Barasch

    One of the most common excuses you’ll hear from drivers that cause accidents with motorcyclists is, “I didn’t see them!” Their defense will most likely be that motorcycles are smaller and easily hidden by other objects or vehicles on the road, which makes them difficult to see, particularly at intersections. While there certainly are many […]

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    Determining Liability in Improperly Loaded Truck Cases

    By Michael Barasch

    One of the most common causes of trucking accidents is the improper loading of trucks. There are several different ways that trucks can be improperly loaded. If any of these scenarios are present in a truck accident, the trucking company could be held liable for the accident and any injuries or damage caused. Examples of […]

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    Actor Tracy Morgan Sues Wal-Mart After Deadly New Jersey Turnpike Crash

    By Michael Barasch

    Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in a highly publicized car accident earlier this summer on the New Jersey turnpike that left him in critical condition and a friend and fellow comedian, James McNair, dead. Now he has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart, alleging negligence on the part of the company after one of its […]

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