How New York law helps protect those injured at trampoline parks

These days, you can find an indoor venue for just about any kind of athletic or recreational activity you like. A quick Google search will give you a list of places to do everything from rock climbing to ax throwing. Trampoline parks are among the indoor athletic venues that have grown increasingly popular in recent […]

Who’s liable if your child gets hurt on playground equipment?

Children let their wild sides out on playground equipment, usually with the enthusiastic encouragement of their parents. Letting your children burn off some energy can mean that they will sleep better or have more appropriate emotional responses to events later in the day. Many parents work frequent trips to playgrounds into their schedules. You may […]

Do personal injury claims just cover medical bills?

When someone is filing a personal injury claim, the first thing that they think of is likely their medical bills. They have to go to the hospital and they need emergency treatment, they know that the accident wasn’t their fault, and they want someone to cover those costs. All of this is very important and […]

Avoid these costly mistakes in your slip-and-fall claim

As the victim of a slip-and-fall accident, you deserve compensation for all the damages you suffer. After all, the business or premises owner where your accident occurred owed you a duty of care that they may have neglected. However, it is not an open-and-shut case. You may make mistakes that could affect your claim, leaving […]

How you can avoid commercial truck accidents

Trucking accidents are extremely dangerous for passenger vehicle drivers. While a crash may not cause much harm to the truck driver, the passenger vehicle driver can suffer catastrophic injuries or worse. Despite how dangerous these accidents are, truck accidents are at a 30 year high. While there is plenty that a truck driver should be doing […]

Mental distractions are still distractions

Distracted driving can take many different forms. The cliche is texting and driving, but it’s not the only type of distraction. It’s also distracting to talk to your children or try to eat your lunch while you drive to work. That said, people often think about physical distractions or visual distractions. They think about taking […]

New car lifts its own suspension in case of side impacts

A very interesting new safety feature has recently been developed by Mercedes. It’s going to be added to the S-Class, one of the higher levels of luxury cars. Essentially, the feature revolves around sensors that can detect if a side impact is about to occur. If it is, the car can automatically adjust the suspension on […]

Helping your teen driver stay safe during the winter

If your child is turning 16 years of age in the upcoming months, you may be somewhat relieved that they’re getting their behind-the-wheel driver’s ed during the brutal New York winter. Of course, teen driver training and safety are also the responsibility of parents. No matter how good their driver’s ed teacher is and how […]

3 times a business may be liable for your injuries during a visit

Businesses have to ensure that their facilities are safe before opening their doors to the public. Otherwise, they risk liability if someone gets hurt while visiting. Whether you needed to drop some paperwork off with your accountant to start preparing for your annual tax return or you just needed some cat litter from the pet […]

3 hidden injuries to watch out for after a motor vehicle accident

Moments following a car accident can be frightening at best. Depending on the severity of the impact, injuries like cuts and broken bones can easily manifest. However, other injuries may take time to manifest. This underpins the importance of seeking medical attention immediately after a car accident. Most often after the accident, your body may […]