Carrying motor vehicle liability insurance protects you in the event that you make a mistake and cause a collision with another vehicle. It's also a requirement under the law. New York mandates that every person registering a motor vehicle must have at least $10,000 in property damage coverage and at least $25,000 for bodily injury or death of one person, or $50,000 for injury or death to two or more people.
As one of our New York readers, you are probably enthusiastically awaiting the spring weather to arrive. Unfortunately, as warmer temperatures move into the area it's common for the rain to begin to fall.
Dog owners love a good cuddle with their best buddies after a stressful day. But researchers conducted a study that showed dogs are able to sense when people are anxious, which makes them more susceptible to biting.
Contrary to what you've seen in comedies or on sitcom television shows and cartoons, slipping and falling can be quite a serious issue. Although some people may walk away with nothing more than a bruised bottom, other people are not so lucky. In some cases, in fact, the injuries associated with a slip-and-fall incident can prove permanently debilitating or even fatal.
The winter months are hard on many people because of the cold and the darkness. Many people don't stop to think about how much they enjoy the warmer months and the sunshine that comes with them. The fact is that the human body needs vitamin D, which is received from the sunlight, to thrive. When the winter months hit and people are indoors and go days without actual sunshine, there is a chance that the winter blues might set in.
Brain injuries are devastating to individuals because of their lasting impact. Even if the injury takes only a few weeks to heal, it could mean that the individual falls behind on bills, misses important events or has other issues in his or her life. Medical bills pile up, and there is always the possibility of a second head injury causing even more harm because of previous injuries.
Any type of construction accident is serious, as it can cause an injury that alters a person's life forever.
Every time you get behind the wheel of a car, you are taking a real risk. The potential always exists for a collision or accident. Sometimes, a component in a vehicle fails, resulting a person losing control of the vehicle. Other times, a driver could be intoxicated or distracted, leading to poor decisions and a crash. No matter how safely you drive, other people on the road can still cause an accident that leaves you seriously injured and with a non-working vehicle.
Any time that a person receives domestic violence charges, it is a very serious matter. These types of charges not only carry the possibility of legal consequences, but can also greatly harm your standing in your community, and in some cases, can even affect your professional life.
You’ve finished a long week at work and head to happy hour with a few friends before driving home. You’ve had a few drinks, but you are still okay to drive a few miles…right?