New York is a no-fault state. But what does that mean, and how does no-fault insurance work in NY? To obtain a license plate and drive legally on public roads, all car owners must register their vehicle with the state. Part of the registration process requires car owners to provide proof of financial responsibility. This Continue Reading..
If you have been hurt in an accident, you may want to speak to an attorney who can help with your case. A lawyer will ask many details about your accident, how it happened, and the injuries you sustained as a result. However, it is important that you also ask questions so you can make Continue Reading..
After an accident, people often wonder, “Is hiring a personal injury lawyer worth it?” Serious injuries can impact your personal life in so many ways. Whether it’s scheduling time for doctor appointments or missing work, this disruption in life can be challenging to navigate. With so many things to do, you may not think about Continue Reading..
The time after a car accident is a confusing one. You are likely suffering from serious injuries and may not know what to do next. At Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C., one of the most commonly asked questions we hear is, “Do you have to report an accident to the NY DMV?” Read on to Continue Reading..
At Silberstein, Awad & Miklos, P.C., one of the most commonly asked questions we hear is, “How is the Coronavirus affecting personal injury cases?” Fortunately, the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be over. Businesses are back open, the shelter-in-place orders in New York expired some time ago, and vaccinations are readily accessible. Unfortunately, Continue Reading..
Although seat belts are one of the most important safety features of any vehicle, it’s a reality that seat belt failures and personal injuries can happen. Wearing a seat belt reduces a person’s risk of suffering from a critical injury by 50 percent, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). In the most Continue Reading..