Motorcyclists are often at greater risk of injury and death than those in cars. Anyone who has been injured in a motorcycle accident understands how dangerous riding the vehicles can be. But it's important for victims of motorcycle accidents to remember that they have the same rights as any other driver. If you are struck by a negligent driver, you have the same rights as car accident victims.
When drivers take to the streets in Albany or any other New York city, they need to be aware of what is going on around them. Sometimes, all it takes is the failure to look carefully before pulling out onto a busy road to cause a car accident. Our Albany readers may be interested to learn of one accident that involved injuries to people inside the vehicles as well as a pedestrian.
Car accidents often leave behind injuries that can create a lifetime of problems for those who are hurt. When a crash involves a pedestrian, the chances of it being a fatal accident are even greater. Those who are left behind after a fatal car accident must start picking up the pieces and rebuilding their lives after the loss of a loved one.
Operating a vehicle negligently on the roads of New York can have serious consequences. Trucking accidents often result in catastrophic injuries and loss of life, which was the case in an incident that occurred last summer.
A car accident involving a drunk driver may result in serious injury or even death. Victims of drunk driving car accidents may be entitled to compensation for injuries, lost wages, and pain and suffering, especially if a court finds that the person responsible for the accident was reckless. One New York man is facing 52 felony counts for his alleged involvement in a fatal drunk driving accident.
Drunk driving accidents can be devastating for victims and their loved ones. A fatal accident can cause great grief and distress for the loved ones of the dead victim, and no amount of compensation can make up for the loss. However, seeking compensation can help them overcome the financial problems that may result from the accident, allowing them to mourn in peace.
Motorcycling has risks. Of course, so does driving a car. Unfortunately, when motorcycle accidents occur, the results are usually more catastrophic than the aftermath of a car crash. In most cases, those aboard any type of motorcycle that is involved in an accident will often suffer from severe injuries that can sometimes result in a potentially permanent disability. Sadly, this is true for two young men who were involved in an accident while riding a dirt bike.
Unexpected death is naturally accompanied by grieving by the family and friends of those who died. That's especially true when death is caused by a fatal motor vehicle accident. Families, friends and classmates are grieving following a Dec. 1 car accident in Halfmoon, New York, just north of Albany, which claimed the lives of two 17-year-old Shenendehowa High School seniors.
Even the most minor car accidents can be stressful events. If an auto accident results in catastrophic injuries, this makes the situation all the more difficult, especially if the cause of the accident was a negligent driver. Distracted drivers, drunk drivers and reckless drivers can face serious consequences for their actions, and the people they harm can suffer life-long complications or worse.
Car accidents can occur at almost any time, but the reasons for the accident can dramatically affect the charges a driver faces and how insurance companies may respond. This is especially true when a fatal auto accident occurs. The wrongful death of a loved one can leave a family stunned, and survivors should strive to understand their rights under the law.