Blog Posts - Car Accidents



Getting Past Anxieties After Causing a Bad Accident

Auto accidents happen all the time…that’s the reality, but it doesn’t help to comfort the fears and anxieties you might be feeling after having caused a horrible accident. Whether the other party was injured or not, realizing that you put yours...
by The Anxious Athlete on Jul 17, 2015

Settlement for a Rear-End Car Crash in Ronkonkoma, NY

The Schlitt Law Firm has reached a settlement for rear-end car crash in Ronkonkoma, New York. Our client, a woman who also lives in Ronkonkoma, was stopping for a red light when the defendant struck her car from the rear, causing her soft-tissue inj...
by New York Law Thoughts on Jun 19, 2015

Accidents and Crashes with New York City Sanitation Trucks

In recent weeks, I have received a number of inquiries from people damaged when New York City Sanitation trucks crashed into their cars. In fact, I have now filed three cases arising from these inquiries. I suppose this activity is not unexpected sin...
by New York Law Thoughts on May 26, 2015

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Distracted driving contributes to 16% of all fatal crashes, leading to around 5,000 deaths per year. One of the clearest ways to show the dangers of distracted driving is by seeing first-hand how distractions affect drivers. Here is a short video by...
by New York Law Thoughts on May 18, 2015

An Overview of New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law and a Free Guide to Download

New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law offers benefits (quick payments for expenses) and restrictions (on lawsuits for pain and suffering). New York is one of 12 states that have a No-Fault auto insurance program. As the name suggests, under the No-Fau...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 26, 2015

An Overview of New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law and a Free Guide to Download

New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law offers benefits (quick payments for expenses) and restrictions (on lawsuits for pain and suffering). New York is one of 12 states that have a No-Fault auto insurance program. As the name suggests, under the No-Fau...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 26, 2015

Use Your Smart Phone to Document Your Car Accident

Documenting a car accident can be critically important for insurance claims, claims for compensation and possible lawsuits. As a personal injury attorney who has handled hundreds of car accident cases, I can tell you that the more information you can...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 23, 2015

Use Your Smart Phone to Document Your Car Accident

Documenting a car accident can be critically important for insurance claims, claims for compensation and possible lawsuits. As a personal injury attorney who has handled hundreds of car accident cases, I can tell you that the more information you can...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 23, 2015

How to Obtain a Police Accident Report in Nassau County

If you have been in a car accident, you may need to obtain a copy of the police report. How you obtain that police report (or accident report) will vary depending on where the accident occurred. Since we represent many car accident victims on Long Is...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 22, 2015

How to Obtain a Police Accident Report in Nassau County

If you have been in a car accident, you may need to obtain a copy of the police report. How you obtain that police report (or accident report) will vary depending on where the accident occurred. Since we represent many car accident victims on Long Is...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 22, 2015

You Had a Car Accident and the Insurance Company Adjuster is Calling, Should You Talk to Her?

You were recently involved in a car crash and the insurance company adjuster is calling, should you talk to her?  Are you legally obligated to do so? Is it possible that the adjuster will use your answers against you in the future? Knowing the answe...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 13, 2015

You Had a Car Accident and the Insurance Company Adjuster is Calling, Should You Talk to Her?

You were recently involved in a car crash and the insurance company adjuster is calling, should you talk to her?  Are you legally obligated to do so? Is it possible that the adjuster will use your answers against you in the future? Knowing the answe...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 13, 2015

Safe Driving Tips for the Spring: Driving in the Rain and Fog

After another tough New York winter, we’re happy to leave the snow and ice behind and welcome the arrival of spring. April promises warmer weather and budding flowers, but it also brings rain and lots of it. The Automobile Association of America (A...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 9, 2015

Safe Driving Tips for the Spring: Driving in the Rain and Fog

After another tough New York winter, we’re happy to leave the snow and ice behind and welcome the arrival of spring. April promises warmer weather and budding flowers, but it also brings rain and lots of it. The Automobile Association of America (A...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 9, 2015

Settlement for a Car Accident that Injured a Huntington Man

The Schlitt Law Firm has reached a settlement for a car accident that injured a Huntington man. Our client, a Marine Reservist, was riding as a passenger in a car that was taking him to weekend duty in Brooklyn. The driver lost control of the car on...
by New York Law Thoughts on Apr 2, 2015

How to Obtain a Police Report in Suffolk County

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle car accident, you are best served by calling the police to the scene of the accident. The police officer will complete an accident report and you will want to obtain a copy of that document for your recor...
by New York Law Thoughts on Mar 31, 2015

Settlement for an Intersection Collision on Long Island

The Schlitt Law Firm has reached a settlement for an intersection collision on Long Island.  Our client in this case was a mother who was riding in her family car with her husband and their young child. The defendant ran a red light and smashed into...
by New York Law Thoughts on Mar 27, 2015

After a Car Accident: a Six Step Guide on What to do Next

If you or a loved one has been in a car accident, you know that the experience can be a frightening shock.  You may be upset and not focused or not know what to do next, but there are steps you need to take to project your rights. Here at the Schlit...
by New York Law Thoughts on Mar 19, 2015

Ask a New York Car Accident Attorney: When Should I Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident?

The first thing to address after a car accident is your health. Once you have received the medical care you need, you should immediately contact a car accident attorney. You can call me and I will help you right away. There is no charge and no obliga...
by New York Law Thoughts on Mar 9, 2015

Ask a New York Car Accident Attorney: No Treatment Until the Day After a Car Accident

If you have a question about a car accident, you can ask a New York Car Accident Attorney a question by posting it here in our blog.  Today’s question: I was hit in the rear while at a red light. The police came and they offered me an ambulance, b...
by New York Law Thoughts on Feb 12, 2015


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