Drive Sober Campaign, New Technology Aimed at Ending Drunk Driving

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

If you were out and about this holiday season, it’s very likely that you saw “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” signs on the roadways. The signs are part of a larger annual campaign waged by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to stop accidents and fatalities caused by drunk drivers over the December to …

Latest in Automotive Recalls

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

Although many car accidents are attributed to negligence, impaired and distracted driving, or even poor weather conditions, dozens of collisions are caused by defective vehicles. When design flaws go unchecked, or lax manufacturing protocols cause defects, the potential for serious injury and death increases. Voluntary recalls are one method that auto manufacturers employ to rectify defective or dangerous parts. According …

Car Accidents Linked to Video Game Craze

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman P.C., is all too familiar with situations that put people at risk on the road. Distracted driving has been a long-time culprit of avoidable car accidents. Now, in addition to texting, putting on makeup, eating and other distractions, we can add to the list, of all things- a video game. Pokémon Go When released early this summer, …

Common Car Accident Injuries

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

Car accidents are very common and different types of injuries can be sustained, depending on the impact and circumstance of the crash. The severity of the injury also depends on certain factors such as whether or not a seat belt was worn, the side of the collision, the speed of the car and air bag deployment. While injuries vary depending …

What Should I Do if the At Fault Driver Doesn’t Have Insurance?

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

If someone is involved in an accident, it may be comforting to know that their own car insurance coverage or the other driver’s can help pay for the medical treatment and vehicle damages. However, if the driver at fault is uninsured or under insured, it may be difficult to recover damages. Below are some options for recovering your damages if …

Video: What to do immediately after a car accident

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident, Video

Immediately after a car accident, do not leave the scene, call the police, seek medical attention if you need it, take pictures/ video of the accident scene, collect witness’ contact details, inform your insurance company and get an assessment of the damage.

Video: Stop Distracted Driving Stay Alive

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

To prevent distracted driving, stop at a safe location to make and receive calls, do not text, surf the web or read email, do not eat, drink, smoke or put on makeup while driving, put both hands on the wheel for better control, limit conversation with passengers, if your baby cries while driving, stop the car and attend to the …

Who Is Liable For Rollover Accidents?

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

Rollover accidents may cause fatal injuries and even death. According to NHTSA reports, every year more than 10,000 people are killed in rollover crashes. These accidents account for 33% of all passenger vehicle fatalities. By wearing a seat belt, you are 75% less likely to be killed in a rollover accident. If you or a loved one has been involved …

Car Accident Compensation Claims

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, you may have to deal with serious life issues, such as medical bills, lost income, lost potential future income, and other related expenses. The attorneys at Kantrowitz, Goldhamer & Graifman, P.C. can assist you in filing a lawsuit against the liable parties involved. We may be able …

Dangers of Drinking and Driving

By MatadorAdminAuto Accident

“What’s the harm? Everyone does it.  I got home safely and no one was hurt”. This may be a typical mind-set of many who drink and drive and do not consider the consequences. When you decide to drive after drinking, you are not just putting your life at risk but are also putting the lives of other people in danger. …