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Local Hudson Valley Pedestrian Seriously Injured amidst Nationwide Rise in Pedestrian Accidents

By Taran Provost |

A Port Ewen man was seriously injured in an accident that occurred while the man was crossing a street in Kingston. The accident is but one example of the rise in pedestrian accidents occurring both in New York and across the country. Read more about the accident and the trend of rising pedestrian injuries… Read More »

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Six Injured in Eight Vehicle Crash Involving Oil Tanker on Long Island Expressway

By Taran Provost |

A massive multi-vehicle traffic accident on the Long Island Expressway in Melville left six people injured and one with a drunk driving arrest.  Suffolk County police responded to reports of the crash around 10:30 p.m., later connecting the accident to traffic congestion caused by a car fire.  Continue reading for details about the DWI… Read More »

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Patient Suicide Leads to $10 Million Malpractice Verdict

By Taran Provost |

A Staten Island jury recently handed down their verdict in a malpractice case dealing with an unusual question:  Can a doctor be held liable for a patient’s suicide if the doctor fails to properly diagnose and treat depression and anxiety?  Continue reading for details about the suicide lawsuit, and contact a skilled Hudson Valley… Read More »

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New York Limo Accident Results in Criminal Charges for Owner of Company

By Taran Provost |

The tragic crash that took the lives of 20 New York residents on October 6 resulted in the most fatalities of any accident in the US in over nine years. The causes of the crash remain under investigation, but the owner of the limousine rental company was recently placed under arrest and charged with… Read More »

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Fatal Motorcycle Accidents on the Rise in New York State

By Taran Provost |

A motorcyclist driving on the wrong side of the road in the Hudson Valley was recently killed in a head-on collision near the Newburgh Armory Unity Center.  The driver and passengers of the car hit by the motorcycle received only minor injuries while the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.  The accident represents… Read More »

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Rising Number of Senior Citizens Declaring Bankruptcy, and That’s OK

By Taran Provost |

Due to a variety of factors including rising medical costs, limited social security, and outliving savings and retirement benefits, a rapidly growing number of older Americans are being forced into declaring bankruptcy.  While it’s no one’s favorite option, filing for bankruptcy can be a helpful and appropriate tool for senior citizens struggling with medical… Read More »

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Report Shows Over Half of Drowsy Driving Accidents Caused by Drivers Under 25

By Taran Provost |

While drunk driving remains a leading cause of fatal car accidents in the United States, hundreds of thousands of car accidents every year are caused by tired, drowsy drivers.  Recent reports from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found that drowsy driving remains a significant problem in… Read More »

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When Loaning a Car Can Lead to Liability

By Taran Provost |

Victims of serious accidents aren’t just left with severe injuries and pain; they’re often left with enormous medical bills, sometimes without the ability to pay them if they’re unable to return to work. When accidents leave victims in dire need of compensation, a skilled personal injury attorney can investigate and pursue all possible sources… Read More »

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Malpractice Damages Caps Lead to Fewer Important Medical Tests

By Taran Provost |

A recent study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) investigated the effects of so-called malpractice reform on physician treatment choices.  Read on to learn about the malpractice damage caps study, and contact an experienced New York medical malpractice attorney if you have been injured by a doctor’s negligence. Malpractice damage caps… Read More »

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Autonomous Trucks Could Save Lives

By Taran Provost |

Large commercial trucks such as tractor-trailers and 18 wheelers are some of the potentially-deadliest vehicles on American highways. Even when operated by seasoned, attentive drivers, these gigantic machines carry the potential to do immense harm. Some safety experts are beginning to ask why these huge trucks don’t take advantage of the new developments in… Read More »

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