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Is timing important in bringing a wrongful death lawsuit?

In addition to potential criminal liabilities, the driver who is at fault may have to defend against civil allegations if the victim’s surviving loved ones bring a wrongful death lawsuit. Under state law, this type of lawsuit is designed to hold a negligent driver responsible for causing a fatal accident. In this case, although the […]


Faulty G.M. ignition switch may have claimed another life

Unfortunately, a law student may be a recent victim of the faulty ignition switch. The 27-year-old graduate student was driving a 2006 Saturn when she crashed into a tractor-trailer. Although authorities noted the icy road conditions, her car had been recalled. In fact, the girl’s father claims that her official G.M. recall notice arrived several […]



Exploring proactive approaches to motor vehicle and truck safety

In a recent post, we explored the possible connection between compensation and commercial vehicle accidents. Today’s post looks at prevention. So much devastation can follow in the wake of a truck accident, including disruption to traffic when an expressway is blocked by an overturned tractor-trailer. Although there are regulations to help improve the safety of […]


Is there a connection between safe driving and money?

A personal injury attorney certainly is familiar with the financial consequences of unsafe driving that may result in injuries to another person. For example, a crash victim who is able to persuade a civil jury of the offending driver’s negligence may be able to recover a damages award. Negligent driving that results in personal or […]



Can computers stop accidents? Police in the South say yes.

A new software program is causing a ruckus in the South. The program, referred to as CRASH or Crash Reduction Analyzing Statistical History, is finding success in Tennessee. According to a recent report by Government Technology, the state’s highway patrol notes that the system has an accuracy rating of 72 percent for predicting time and […]


Study finds texting ban reduces risks of car crashes

On behalf of David Raimondo of The Raimondo Law Firm posted in Car Accidents on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. A study published in the August addition of the American Journal of Public Health could provide additional support for laws banning texting while driving. The researchers behind the study found that there is a direct link […]


Frequent storms on Long Island creating driving conditions that are hazardous to motorists, even when travel is necessary

As winter 2014 drones on, people of Long Island are becoming increasingly snow-roads.jpgfrustrated with the endless parade of snowstorms that seem to be passing through the area, leaving havoc in their paths. With weather patterns such as this occurring in cycles, citizens are becoming frustrated by this particularly difficult winter season. Storms have brought significant […]


Train Accidents – Fatal Metro North Derailment

Sunday mornings are meant to be a day of relaxation. Many may spend time with their families or make plans to travel places for specific occasions. On Sunday December 1st, no one aboard the Metro North heading southbound into New York City expected to be a part of a horrific accident that would then be […]