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Red Light Cameras: Is it Really For the Driver’s Safety?

Contact your Suffolk County Legislature if you oppose the Suffolk Red Light Camera Program. Before you think about running that red light, remember that you may just get caught on camera. Red light cameras have become an inevitable accessory to many intersection lights and the truth is that many people are getting caught making mistakes. […]



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 […]