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Car Accidents

Keeping safe choices under your control

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the school year winds down, prom and graduation parties get planned. While it’s an exciting time of year, part of the party planning must be a conversation with your teen about impaired driving and safe choices.  As a parent, it is important that you understand ...

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A little goes a long way.

 A few (extra) dollars a month could protect you and your family in the event of a car accident. Selecting the right car insurance plan for you and your family isn’t always cut and dry. Most of us simply opt for the basic coverage (in New York State it’s $25,000), not thin...

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Tips for safer driving in the Fall (avoid accidents that could potentially turn into a costly situation.)

Welcome to Fall. We have seen all the Pumpkin Spice Latte memes and starting today, the temperatures are supposed to become more “fall-like”.  The leaves have already starting to change color, which means they will start to fall. The days are getting shorter, and for many of us, the sun is currently...

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garbage truck

Empire State Says Slow Down Near Garbage Trucks

Experienced Attorneys in Poughkeepsie and Wappingers Fall, New York Provide Legal Representation for Accident Victims

As of November 1, 2016, it is illegal to zoom past a sanitation vehicle in the Empire State. That is because a new law passed during the summer and signed by Governor Cu...

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speed limit

Hudson Valley Hamlets and Towns Eyeing Speed Limits

Attorneys Fighting for Victims of Speeding Drivers in Poughkeepsie and Wappingers Falls, New York

As has been recently reported, the Town of Ulster is...

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self driving car

Self-Driving Cars: The End of Car Accidents or the Start of Many More?

As more and more vehicle manufacturers roll out new models with self-driving technologies, the era of hands-free driving seems to be an inevitability. The first “fully autonomous” vehicl...

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avoiding car accidents

Tips for Avoiding Late-Summer Car Accidents

With summer drawing to a close, drivers in the Hudson Valley region should be cognizant of two issues may increase the risk of vehicle collisions. As students head back to school for the start of a new semester, it is easy to forget that we still have nearly a month of summer left to go. W...

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car maintenance

Poor Maintenance at the Root of Many Auto Crashes

According to national statistics, the most common cause of automobile accidents is driver error (e.g., driving too fast for conditions, driving while impaired, distracted drivin...

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textalyzer

NY Lawmakers Consider “Textalyzer” Law to Aid Police

New York law prohibits the use of hand-held mobile telephones and other devices while operating a motor vehicle. Most of us, however, still occasionally sneak a peek while driving. This is a dangerous maneuver. If you are traveling at 65 miles per hour, a 3-second glance at your phone means that you...

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car accident compensation

How Car Passengers Can Obtain Compensation after an Accident in New York

As a passenger who has been injured in an accident in New York, understanding your rights can be somewhat complicated. This is due in large part to New York’s “no-fault” insurance laws, which vary from the auto accident liability laws in most states around the count...

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