Category Archives: Information and TIps
Distracted driving has increased the number of motorcycle accidents. The weather in Upstate New York has finally broken, just in time for “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. While the rate of motor vehicle related fatalities has declined in recent years due to increased safety components, the number of motorcyclists injured or killed each year continues… Read More »
Accidents can happen anywhere, anytime, to even the most careful person. Most people are in shock if they have witnessed an accident or are a victim themselves and may be at a loss for how to handle the situation. Would you know what to do if you or a loved one was injured? Basch… Read More »
Ice and snow are common this time of year in Upstate New York. These winter conditions are the main causes of slip and fall accidents during winter months. According to the lawyers at Basch & Keegan, most slip-and-fall accidents are preventable and they occur because the property owner acts negligently. Within the first month… Read More »
The phrase “black ice” is often used by slip and fall victims when explaining how their accident happened or describing their injuries to a medical professional. We know that property owners are responsible for maintaining their property after the accumulation of ice or snow, but “black ice” cases can present unique legal challenges. What… Read More »
It’s no surprise that construction sites are dangerous work environments. In fact, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous in the U.S. Falls from elevated work positions, such as scaffolding or ladders, are the number one leading cause of death in the construction industry. But what happens if you’re injured on the… Read More »
On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services issued a rule that prohibits any nursing home that receives federal funding from requiring that its residents resolve any disputes in arbitration, instead of in court, according to a recent New York Times article. This rule, as issued by… Read More »
You just received your motorcycle license – congrats! Riding on the open road on your new bike can be exhilarating, freeing, and even relaxing. However, it can also be extremely dangerous to newbies and life threatening if the proper precautions aren’t taken. As a new rider, you know that you should always wear the… Read More »
Tire blowouts are one of the leading causes of car accidents. Blowouts can occur for a wide variety of reasons, including: low tire pressure, damage from an object on the road or from a hazardous road condition, over-inflation, excessive weight load, damage from excessive use, or defects in the tire’s design or manufacture. The… Read More »
Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan discuss ways to get your car ready for winter weather driving to stay safe & avoid car accidents.
Hudson Valley personal injury attorneys Basch & Keegan remind drivers to keep safe on the road during the Winter holidays to avoid serious car crash accidents.