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Multi-Car Crash on Long Island Expressway Caused by Drugged Driver

By Taran Provost |

As a sobering reminder that drugged driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving, a driver on the Long Island Expressway recently caused a large, multiple-car crash in which several motorists were injured and one killed.  The accident is in line with a recent study which found that drugged driving has surpassed drunk… Read More »

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Four Signs that You May Be in Debt Trouble

By Taran Provost |

In some cases, you may end up facing an overwhelming amount of debt all at once, such as after a serious medical emergency or a sudden need for serious car repairs. More often, debts quietly accumulate, say, during a period of under-employment or simply by spending more money than you should have. If you’ve… Read More »

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AAA Report Shows Drivers See Distracted Driving as Biggest Threat on Road

By Taran Provost |

Several recent studies have shown the rise in cell phone use while driving and the increasing rates of distracted driving.  Additional studies focused on the effects of distracted driving show just how dangerous a trend the rise of distracted driving has become, and how drivers perceive that threat.  Read on to learn about the… Read More »

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App that Measures Driver Phone Use Finds that Behind-the-Wheel Use is Growing

By Taran Provost |

Study after study has emerged in recent years showing the dangers of driving while distracted by a mobile phone. Not only has scientific research concluded that drivers simply aren’t able to drive safely while using a phone, but the growing rate of roadway fatalities in the US underscores the dangers of distracted driving. New… Read More »

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Federal Study Finds Speeding as Common a Cause of Fatal Car Crashes as Drunk Driving

By Taran Provost |

Rare is the driver who isn’t guilty of going over the speed limit at least occasionally, if not every time they’re on the road. For the most part, drivers are able to get away with speeding without causing serious harm to themselves or others. This can reinforce a dangerous habit, allowing drivers to believe… Read More »

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Drowsy Driving a Common Factor in Injury Accident Claims, Research Finds

By Taran Provost |

Everyone knows how dangerous it can be to drive while under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and you’d be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t strongly condemn drunk driving. However, our culture is still a long way from realizing the dangers involved in another common driving behavior: drowsy driving. A newly-released study provides… Read More »

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Pedestrian Killed while Walking on Soho Sidewalk

By Taran Provost |

A random accident involving falling debris has taken the life of a Long Island resident and left another pedestrian severely injured. The accident is one example of the types of incidents that give rise to personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Read on to learn more about the circumstances surrounding the incident, and speak… Read More »

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Potential New Law Would Offer Greater Protection from Tractor-Trailer Accidents

By Taran Provost |

Tractor trailers and semi-trucks are dangerous, but necessary, fixtures of New York roads and highways. Accidents involving these massive vehicles are far more likely to be lethal to passenger vehicle occupants than the truck driver, and yet it doesn’t always seem that trucking companies and large truck manufacturers are doing all they can to… Read More »

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Common Myths about Bankruptcy, Debunked

By Taran Provost |

Bankruptcy is a subject of some confusion to many Americans. Some see it as a magical cure-all that makes debts disappear with ease, while others see it as a way to permanently destroy your credit score. The truth about bankruptcy is that it can be a lifesaver for people with certain types of consumer… Read More »

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New York Residents’ Snow Removal Obligations

By Taran Provost |

This winter has been particularly snowy for New York residents, with massive storms dumping upwards of ten inches at a time on towns across the Hudson Valley. Snow and ice hold the potential to wreak havoc on New York streets, but they can also pose a hazard on public sidewalks and walkways. In fact,… Read More »

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