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What to do if you are hit by a car and you are riding a bike

If you are hit by a car and you are riding a bike, you should take the following steps to ensure that you are adequately protected: A. The first thing you should do is call 911 and speak to witnesses at the scene of the accident. This should be done right after the accident occurs. Read More

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Uber accidents and when your injuries outweigh the car policy

New York State is a no-fault insurance state. This means that if you drive or own a vehicle in New York State, then you are required to have at least $50,000 in personal injury protection (PIP) insurance. This insurance is designed to pay for any reasonable medical expenses you might incur from your injuries along Read More

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What to do if you were hit by a truck

Being involved in an auto accident can be a scary ordeal in and of itself, but what should you do if you are involved in a traffic collision with a truck? For starters, you should be reassured that the law is on your side if you are involved in an accident with a truck, especially Read More

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Why Are Serious Injuries So Common in Motorcycle Accidents?

In March 2021, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) released its newest data about motorcycle accidents, and the picture is not pretty. The report shows that 5,014 motorcyclists were killed on American roads in 2019, more than double the number of motorcyclist deaths that occurred 20 years ago. Motorcycles are more dangerous than passenger Read More

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Navigating a Taxi Accident

Frequenting New York City, you will see there are thousands of taxicabs driving in the streets, and sometimes things may go wrong, and you may get into an accident with one of these yellow cars. If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of a taxi accident in New York City, Read More

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Navigating Unique Subway and Train Accidents

Roughly a year ago a man was killed at the Harlem subway station in New York City for intervening in a fight. The good Samaritan was tragically killed when he was shoved on to the subway tracks and ran over by the subway. The police stated that a man was fighting two women at the Read More

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Trucking Accident Statistics

An auto accident can be a stressful ordeal in and of itself, but a truck accident can increase that anxiety and stress due to the potential serious injuries involved. As statistics from the New York City Department of Transportation indicate, more than 10,000 trucking accidents occur each year. Particularly, a recent study has revealed that Read More

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Black Ice Safety Tips for Motorists and Pedestrians

New York winters bring a mixed bag of snow, rain and fluctuating temperatures that cause days-long cycles of freezing, thawing and refreezing. Those are ideal conditions for the formation of dangerous black ice — the clear, thin coating of ice that covers roadways and sidewalks and makes driving and walking treacherous. Black ice can be Read More

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What are your rights if you are struck by a New York City Train or Subway?

Every day, thousands of commuters use the New York City Subway system to travel within the five boroughs to go to work, to hang out with friends, to go to a museum, to go to a sporting event and more. But imagine while going about your normal routine, the worst case scenario happens and you Read More

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New York Car Accident Leaves Multiple People Injured

On behalf of Licatesi Law Group, LLP posted in motor vehicle accidents on Thursday, June 7, 2018. After being injured in car accident, individuals will need to make many important decisions. They may first need to decide what type of medical procedures they feel willing to undergo in order to treat the injuries they suffer. Read More

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    69 year old female with underlying osteoporosis and preexisting spinal degeneration awarded as a result of a motor vehicle accident causing an acute T12 fracture of her spine.

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