Car Accidents

Pre-Winter Car Safety Check

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You can best prepare for New York’s icy streets if you check your car well before the cold weather sets in. A pre-winter car safety check can reduce breakdowns and get you through the inevitable delays and traffic stoppages. Keeping your car well-maintained for all driving conditions will also improve …

Can Car Insurance Companies Request Phone Records?

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A car insurance company that is trying to allocate fault for an automobile accident might request a driver’s cell phone records to determine if they were distracted by a call or text message. Before you comply with any insurance company request for your cell phone information, call Douglas and London …

How Do Insurance Companies Decide to Total a Car?

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Following a serious car accident, there is one important decision that your insurance company will make that could have a dramatic impact on your life and finances. That decision is whether or not to declare your vehicle as “totaled.” Many times after a car accident, your vehicle will need only …

Do You Really Need Collision Coverage?

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In New York, there are extensive requirements for auto insurance. Drivers in the Empire State must carry liability insurance. This coverage is designed to pay for bodily injury or property damage caused by another driver. However, it does not provide compensation for the insured driver’s own vehicles. Thankfully, collision coverage …

How Do You Determine if a Car is Totaled?

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Following a serious car accident, an insurance company will consider a car to be damaged beyond repair, or totaled, if the cost to repair the car exceeds a certain percentage of the car’s actual cash value immediately before the accident. This may sound like an objective and unbiased definition, but …

Rollover Car Accidents

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Rollover crashes are among the most serious kinds of auto accidents that can occur. As a vehicle tips over and rolls, occupants of the vehicle will be tossed and turned around. Even if you are wearing seatbelts and proper restraints, the trauma can be severe. This is especially true if …

Car Accidents and Speeding

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There are various factors that contribute to car accidents, in addition to driving practices that can increase the risk of a collision. However, few practices have proven to be as dangerous as speeding. According to accident data, speeding consistently ranks as one of the leading causes of car accidents. Sadly, …

Types of Distracted Driving

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There are multiple factors that contribute to the high number of car accidents in the United States. Unfortunately, a large percentage of these accidents are directly linked to the negligent actions of drivers. Distracted driving is a particular concern. This practice is a contributing factor in almost one-fifth of all …

Single vs. Multi-vehicle Accidents

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Car accidents are terrifying and, unfortunately for some, can cause life-changing injuries or even fatalities. Sometimes car accidents only involve one car; others involve multiple cars. Regardless of how many vehicles are involved, the effects can be serious. The car accident attorneys at Douglas & London offer representation to clients …

Rear End Auto Accidents

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Car accidents can have a devastating impact on all involved, especially when serious injuries or fatalities occur. Rear end auto accidents are a common type of collision and can happen at any time to anyone. Whether injuries are minor or serious, victims of rear end auto accidents deserve compensation. At …

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