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    Appellate Court: Lawsuit Over DMV Examiner’s Injury May Proceed

    By Dominique A. Penson

    An appellate court has ruled that a New York Department of Motor Vehicles employee who suffered an injury when a student crashed during a driving test may proceed with a lawsuit against a driving school and the student. The decision overruled an earlier decision from a lower court. The Appellate Division, Second Department unanimously decided […]

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    Distracted Driving: A Quick Look

    By Michael Barasch

    Did you ever notice that in movies, characters who are supposed to be driving seem to keep their heads turned toward the camera way too long? They might be involved in a heated argument with someone in the back seat, or delivering a hilarious monologue to an audience watching from the perspective of a passenger […]

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    Statistics on Car Accident Injuries

    By Michael Barasch

    In New York State in 2011, according to the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles, there were 257,066 car crashes. Also in 2011, 1,153 people were killed as a result of automobile accidents. Most of the dead — just more than 51 percent — were car drivers (597) but significant numbers of passengers (203), pedestrians (296) […]

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    Subway Accident Injury

    By Michael Barasch

    If you’re among the 4.3 million who ride the New York public transportation system every day, the thought of being injured in an accident may cross your mind. Riding a bus or railroad car, the transportation system is a generally safe, comfortable way to travel. However there are dangers. Whether it’s falling on the stairs […]

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    Early Warning Signs of a Head Injury after an Automobile Accident

    By Michael Barasch

    More and more evidence emerges every year that even mild head injuries can lead to serious long-term consequences. You never lose consciousness to have suffered a significant traumatic brain injury (TBI). Many people walk away from car accidents thinking they escaped unscathed, when in fact the sudden deceleration and jarring movement have jostled the brain […]

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  • Auto Accidents

    Proving Fault After An Auto Accident

    By Michael Barasch

    When an auto accident occurs, both parties can be quick to assume that the other driver is at fault. It is very important in accident cases to rely on official proof to determine who is to blame for the collision. If the other driver’s insurance company is trying to pin the responsibility on you and […]

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