The Schlitt Law Firm » New York Law Thoughts Blog https://www.schlittlaw.com Carol L. Schlitt - New York Personal Injury Attorney Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:22:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 6 Steps to Follow after an Accident with a New York City Taxihttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/6-steps-to-follow-after-an-accident-with-a-new-york-city-taxi/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/6-steps-to-follow-after-an-accident-with-a-new-york-city-taxi/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:22:05 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6298 Being in a motor vehicle collision of any kind is upsetting and you may not know what to do next, but an accident with a taxi cab can be even worse. Here at the Schlitt Law Firm, we have a great deal of experience in cases involving taxi cabs. We know there are steps you ...continue reading

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You Had a Car Accident and the Insurance Company Adjuster is Calling, Should You Talk to Her?https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/you-had-a-car-accident-and-the-insurance-company-adjuster-is-calling-should-you-talk-to-her/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/you-had-a-car-accident-and-the-insurance-company-adjuster-is-calling-should-you-talk-to-her/#comments Tue, 14 Apr 2015 02:05:20 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6294 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 answers to these questions is essential to protecting your rights and ...continue reading

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The 2015 Carmen Rivera-Gotay Scholarship Application is Now Availablehttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/the-2015-carmen-rivera-gotay-scholarship-application-is-now-available/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/the-2015-carmen-rivera-gotay-scholarship-application-is-now-available/#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:34:16 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6284 Carmen Rivera-Gotay passed away in a car accident in June 2013 having just completed her junior year at Huntington High School. Carmen was a special young woman who had a profound impact on many people’s lives. To honor her memory, her mother, Carolyn Gotay, and the Schlitt Law Firm have created the Carmen Rivera-Gotay Memorial ...continue reading

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Safe Driving Tips for the Spring: Driving in the Rain and Foghttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/safe-driving-tips-for-the-spring-driving-in-the-rain-and-fog/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/safe-driving-tips-for-the-spring-driving-in-the-rain-and-fog/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:10:40 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6273 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 (AAA) reports that there are 1.2 million car crashes each year due to ...continue reading

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Self-Driving Cars are Coming: How Will Liability Work?https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/self-driving-cars-are-coming-how-will-liability-work/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/self-driving-cars-are-coming-how-will-liability-work/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:44:26 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6268 The New York Auto show last week was been abuzz with news about self-driving cars. And a driverless car just drove across the USA. They are coming and maybe sooner than we expect, but many questions remain. Will consumers buy them?  How will they be regulated? Will they produce the promised benefits of less congestion, ...continue reading

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Settlement for a Car Accident that Injured a Huntington Manhttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/settlement-for-a-car-accident-that-injured-a-huntington-man/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/settlement-for-a-car-accident-that-injured-a-huntington-man/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 20:48:08 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6262 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 ice, the car flipped and injured our client. We ...continue reading

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New York Personal Injury Lawyer Offers Free Legal Consultationhttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/new-york-personal-injury-lawyer-offers-free-legal-consultation/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/new-york-personal-injury-lawyer-offers-free-legal-consultation/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:32:43 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6258 You hear all the time about New York personal injury lawyers offering free consultations. What exactly is a free consultation? We cannot answer for other firms, but let us tell you what we do here at the Schlitt Law Firm. Let’s start with three basic points: Free means free. There is no charge for asking ...continue reading

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How to Obtain a Police Report in Suffolk Countyhttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/how-to-obtain-a-police-report-in-suffolk-county/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/how-to-obtain-a-police-report-in-suffolk-county/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:26:22 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6242 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 records and to provide to your insurance company. If you ...continue reading

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Settlement for an Intersection Collision on Long Islandhttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/settlement-for-an-intersection-collision-on-long-island/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/settlement-for-an-intersection-collision-on-long-island/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:23:30 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6229 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 the side of our client’s car. While at first ...continue reading

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Settlement for a Pedestrian Accident Case in Queens, NYhttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/settlement-for-a-pedestrian-accident-case-in-queens-ny/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/03/settlement-for-a-pedestrian-accident-case-in-queens-ny/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:20:19 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6218 A Texas woman visiting her children in Queens was struck by a car in a crosswalk. Seven months after being retained by the injured woman, we have reached a settlement for this pedestrian accident case in Queens. While nothing can undo the injuries this woman suffered, the settlement does bring her justice and compensation for ...continue reading

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