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Dash Cams: the Ultimate Eyewitness to Your Accident

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

Developments in audio and video recording technology have already transformed how drivers respond to an atuo accident or other incident on the road, whether by enabling a recording of an incident with police, or taking photos and video after an accident. The latest piece of technology with the potential to change how drivers protect… Read More »

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Motor Vehicle Accidents a Major Cause of Child Fatalities

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

New York roads can be a dangerous place not just for drivers, but for their passengers, as well. Recently-released research reveals the extent of fatalities among children involved in motor vehicle accidents, as well as the unwitting role that many parents and guardians are playing in allowing these fatalities to happen. Car accidents are… Read More »

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Hudson Valley Pedestrian Killed, as Pedestrian Fatality Rates Rise Nationwide

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

Statistics are showing that more and more pedestrians are dying in traffic accidents across the country, and while increased mileage and lower gas prices are a part of the cause, experts believe the real culprit to be distracted driving. These statistics strike close to home, as a recent accident in the region left a… Read More »

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Distracted Driving Pinpointed as a Factor in Many New York Crashes, Including Recent Local Incident

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

It’s no secret that distracted driving, whether due to texting and driving, speaking on a handheld phone, or even old-fashioned distractions such as rambunctious passengers, can cause very serious accidents. A recent study conducted by the New York City Health Department sought to look at the prevalence of certain dangerous behaviors among New York… Read More »

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Study on Driver Habits Reveals Troubling Trends

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

Each year, the AAA Foundation on Traffic Safety looks at trends among drivers’ perceptions and opinions of unsafe driving habits, and studies how those opinions compare to the drivers’ actual habits when behind the wheel. This year’s study shows the disconnect between drivers’ espoused views and their habits, especially when it comes to distracted… Read More »

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“Raise the Age” Bill Signed into Law by Gov. Andrew Cuomo

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

With the passage of the “Raise the Age” bill, New York State is no longer one of two states in the US that treats 16- and 17-year-olds as adults when coming before the criminal justice system. Some advocates still say that the law doesn’t go far enough in protecting teens from the harsh prison… Read More »

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Accident between Motorcycle and Tractor-Trailer Results in Serious Injuries

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

An Orange County accident between a semi-truck and a motorcycle has resulted in injuries to both persons riding on the motorcycle, with one of the riders’ injuries being deemed serious by emergency personnel. The accident is an example of the dangers of speeding trucks, as well as the vulnerability of motorcycles on the road…. Read More »

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Five Important Facts New York Motorcyclists Must Know

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

Whether you’re a newly-licensed New York motorcycle rider, or you’ve been riding for years, you need to understand the dangers you face when you’re on the road. Riders who remain vigilant against these threats are much more likely to remain healthy and active motorcycle riders than those who don’t. Keep these important tips in… Read More »

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Follow These Five Steps after a New York Car Accident

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

Being involved in a car accident in New York can leave you rattled and at a loss as to what to do next. Keep the following five steps in mind, so that you’re prepared to respond appropriately after an accident, and contact a lawyer as soon as possible after a crash. Check to see… Read More »

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New York Man Killed in Forklift Accident

By Dupee & Monrow, P.C. |

A local man was recently killed in an accident involving a forklift. The accident is a tragic reminder of how common forklift accidents are on the job, and how important it is for employers to train their workers and offer protections from these types of injuries. Accident at FDNY facility On Saturday, February 11,… Read More »

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