The Schlitt Law Firm » New York Law Thoughts Blog https://www.schlittlaw.com Carol L. Schlitt - New York Personal Injury Attorney Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:57:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 An Overview of New York’s No-Fault Insurance Law and a Free Guide to Downloadhttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/overview-of-new-yorks-no-fault-insurance-law/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/overview-of-new-yorks-no-fault-insurance-law/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:57:36 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6314 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-Fault law, insurance coverage does not depend upon who is to blame in an accident.

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Use Your Smart Phone to Document Your Car Accidenthttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/use-your-smart-phone-to-document-your-car-accident/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/use-your-smart-phone-to-document-your-car-accident/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:08:06 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6310 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 provide about the collision the better for your case. And now that almost all of ...continue reading

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Watch Out for Motorcycles: Four Tips Car Drivers Can Use to Share the Road with Motorcycleshttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/watch-out-for-motorcycles-four-tips-car-drivers-can-use-to-share-the-road-with-motorcycles/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/watch-out-for-motorcycles-four-tips-car-drivers-can-use-to-share-the-road-with-motorcycles/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:37:34 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6306 Last summer, I drove from Seattle to New York with my sister and two friends. We split our time between a Honda CRV and a motorcycle. While the motorcycle added lots of fun and freedom to the trip, it made me acutely aware of the dangers motorcyclists face on the road and ways that other ...continue reading

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How to Obtain a Police Accident Report in Nassau Countyhttps://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/police-accident-report-nassau-county/ https://www.schlittlaw.com/2015/04/police-accident-report-nassau-county/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 04:33:36 +0000 https://www.schlittlaw.com/?p=6303 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 Island, we thought it might be helpful to share information on how to obtain a police accident report form the various police departments on Long Island.

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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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