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4 Apr 2012, 7:47 am by admin
Our auto injury Michigan attorney is reporting a Perry Township single rollover car accident that killed Robin Stock on Thursday, March 29, around 7:40 a.m. at the entrance ramp of I-69 from M-52. According to reports, Ms. Stock drove off interstate 69’s entrance ramp flipping several times before the vehicle stopped. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Car accidents are recognized as a one of the major causes of death in the United States, killing nearly 42,000 people each… [read post]
9 Apr 2012, 10:12 am by ChristopherFEarley
A statute of limitations is the period of time set through law in which you are allowed to sue someone in court.  Generally, in Massachusetts, personal injury claims such as auto accidents, slip and falls, and dog bites, have, respectively, a three-year statute of limitations. But be very clear that not all accident/personal injury claims have a three-year statute of limitations.  Some have shorter or longer periods depending on the facts and the applicable law.  If you have been hurt in… [read post]
27 Feb 2014, 10:36 am by Harris Personal Injury
Likelihood of Death in a Car Accident Although it is quite common to hear about people having a fear of flying, statistically speaking, flying is much safer than driving or riding in an automobile. Exactly how much safer is it? Your lifetime risk of dying in an air/space accident is one in 5,051 and your lifetime risk of dying in a car accident is one in 84. If those were lottery odds, you would probably be playing every day. Unfortunately, people are still dying in car accidents from preventable… [read post]
14 Mar 2011, 1:09 pm by Carol L. Schlitt
In September 2009, a New York City school teacher suffered soft-tissue injuries from a car accident in the Bronx. She came to me for help in collecting compensation for her injuries. The insurance company initially refused to pay claiming that the woman had caused the accident by changing lanes and that the soft-tissue injuries would not meet the New York State threshold for a serious injury and therefore did not warrant compensation. I led an investigation that proved the defendant liable for the… [read post]
7 Mar 2012, 4:19 am by admin
Our Michigan auto accident lawyers  are reporting a fatal head-on car accident that happened Monday, February 13th, around 6:45 p.m. on M-37 between 13 Mile Road and O’Conner Street near Sparta, Michigan. According to police, Ryan Anes was driving his vehicle along M-37 when he crossed the centerline into the trail of another vehicle that was driven by Wade Adams. Both Anes and Adams were killed due to the head-on car accident. The Fatal Analysis Reporting System (FARS) indicated in 1999,… [read post]
10 Jul 2012, 7:41 am by Carol L. Schlitt
A Long Island businessman drove along the Long Island Expressway towards his office on the Route 110 corridor in Huntington. Traffic slowed and the man eased his car to a stop behind the traffic, a pick-up truck hit him from behind, damaging his car and injuring his neck and back. The man was unsure if he could seek compensation, so he called our office and asked for help. We made sure he received his full No Fault benefits and settled his case in five months for an amount that made him very happy. [read post]
5 Mar 2013, 5:53 pm by ChristopherFEarley
If you are looking for the right Massachusetts personal injury attorney for your case, here are some important tips to keep in mind: 1) Ask your friends and family for a recommendation to someone they have used in the past; 2) Contact your local bar association lawyer referral service and get the names of a few local lawyers; 3) Meet with a few different lawyers and see who you are comfortable with; 4) Research online to learn more about the lawyer; 5) Read their profile, reviews and… [read post]
28 Oct 2010, 4:11 am by Carol L. Schlitt
...Pulling out of those parking spaces and into traffic can cause a problem. If you are parked and pulling into traffic, you need to know that New York law gives the right of way to the vehicles in the traffic lane. If you pull out of the parking spot and a vehicle in the road way hits you, New York law assumes that vehicle in traffic had the right of way and you were at fault. Therefore, it is important that before pulling into traffic, a driver take great caution. [read post]
10 Sep 2012, 12:36 pm by Scarlett
A mother and resident of Columbia S.C., has just been sentenced to 10 years in prison due to [...] [read post]
14 Oct 2011, 12:01 pm by admin
Our Michigan auto accident attorneys are reporting a Hazel Park car accident that took place on Wednesday, October 12th, on southbound I-75.  According to police, a vehicle driving along I-75 just north of Eight Mile Road, that held a 21 year old driver and two female passengers, lost control, skidded off the roadway and struck a retaining wall.  Due to the impact of the crash, the car rolled over, killing both the driver and one of the woman passengers. The other passenger was ejected from the… [read post]
10 Jan 2012, 4:54 pm by jason
Most drivers do a lot to protect themselves and others when on the road. We wear seatbelts, use our headlights, and don’t drink then drive. Sometimes, though, there’s just no predicting what will happen once you get into a car. This was made apparent when a three car collision occurred on State Route 169 on Monday evening. One of the vehicles was driving west, and crossed into eastbound traffic and collided with another vehicle. This collision caused a third vehicle to crash into them. All three… [read post]
11 Nov 2011, 9:39 am by Carol L. Schlitt
If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident in New York, New York’s No-Fault Insurance law will provide medical coverage for injuries you suffer in the collision. However, the No Fault insurer will look to terminate benefits if they can show that you have recovered or your ongoing injuries are due to some cause [...] [read post]
29 Jul 2013, 2:35 pm by The Schlitt Law Firm
A Long Island woman was driving on Sunrise Highway when another car crashed into her from behind. Even though she wore a seat belt, the force of the crash flung her forward causing her to bang her head on the steering wheel. The car accident left the woman with substantial soft-tissue injuries. She was familiar with personal injury law and knew the challenges created when seeking compensation for soft-tissue injuries. The woman retained the Schlitt Law Firm to help her with No Fault coverage and to… [read post]
18 Oct 2010, 12:22 pm by admin
Our Michigan car accident lawyers are reporting a tragic story in the news today about a Northern Michigan single car roll-over accident. The accident took place on Saturday, October 16th in the am hours on I-75.  According to officials, five students were on their way to a fall color tour in North Michigan when their SUV lost control, rolled over and struck a tree. Both the driver and the front seat passenger died at the scene of the accident. The three back seat passengers suffer injuries and… [read post]
1 Mar 2011, 8:17 am by admin
Danette DeCorte and Emilee Prime, both 19 years old, were killed in a tragic Bay City car accident on M-20 near Five Mile Road in Midland County’s Homer Township.  The accident took place on Saturday, February 26th, in the p.m. hours.  According to police, two vehicle were involved in the crash. Weather conditions contributed to the fatal car accident. I am very sorry to hear about this accident. My condolensces go out to the families of the deceased victims. Our Michigan car accident attorney… [read post]
9 Nov 2010, 3:11 pm by Carol L. Schlitt
Question: What types of bodily damages go beyond what New York’s No-Fault will cover? According to New York State Law, if you suffered a “serious injury,” you may be entitled to additional compensation. If your injuries involve broken bones, surgery, hospital stays, long absences from work, lengthy physical therapy programs, permanent injuries and enduring pain, then you may be entitled to compensation beyond what No-Fault will cover. [read post]
12 Mar 2012, 9:22 am by Carol L. Schlitt
A Bronx social worker leaving a dinner on City Island entered a traffic circle intending to take the turn towards the Hutchinson River Parkway. Before she could exit the traffic circle, a man driving a black Mercedes Benz cut her off and the two cars collided. The car crash left the woman with neck and back injuries. She retained Crasto & Associates of Howard Beach to represent her. When their office could not settle the case, they retained me to try the case. Last week, we had a one day summary… [read post]
9 Nov 2011, 12:23 pm by Carol L. Schlitt
On a warm May morning with a light rain falling, a Nassau County woman placed her young daughter in a car seat and set off to run some errands. While stopped at a Stop sign in Malverne, a pick-up truck rammed her car from behind. Thankfully her daughter was unharmed, if shaken up and scared. [...] [read post]
17 Jul 2012, 8:11 am by admin
A 55-year-old Lowell woman caused an Eaton County auto accident on Friday, July 13th at 9 a.m. on I-96 near Will.  According to police, the women was traveling westbound on I-96 when she lost control of her vehicle causing her to go through the median and strike a an eastbound vehicle. The driver of the van was a 78-year old man who was not injured in the crash. The women sustained serious injuries in Michigan car accident and was taken to a nearby hospital. The accident is still under… [read post]
18 Nov 2010, 10:51 am by rshapiro
  By Rick Shapiro, Personal Injury Attorney Have you ever noticed that a little rain or a little fog will turn the interstate into a warzone?  You’d think that the poor weather conditions would make drivers more cautious.  However as we all well know, that is often not the case.  Tuesday morning on Interstate 77 (I-77), near the North Carolina (NC) and Virginia (VA) state line, a series of five crashes killed two people and sent 16 others to the hospital, reports the State Police. The chaos… [read post]