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Car Accidents


Safety tips for driving in winter weather on long Island

As a resident of New York, one knows that the winter months bring many days of shoveling snow, cleaning off every vehicle we own and attempting to dig out of the mounds of snow that remain outside our homes. Residents have watched the warnings on all the major news channels to avoid travel if at […]


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 […]


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 […]


Distracted driver program. NYSTLA

According to a national study conducted by the American Automobile Association, or AAA, motorists on Long Island say that hands-free cellphone technology brings newer distractions to driving. Drivers talking on their cellphone have a slower reaction time and a lack of awareness according to researchers at the University of Utah. New technology, including speech-to-text, which […]




Long Island Expressway 35 Vehicle Fiery Crash – 1 dead, 33 injured

Just east of Exit 68 in Yaphank, the Long Island Expressway was the scene of a fiery 35 vehicle pile-up that closed portions of Long Island’s major roadway in Suffolk County yesterday, killing 1 and injuring more than 33 people. The collision, at approximately 2:30pm, occurred when a tractor trailer, hauling debris from Hurricane Sandy, […]