Christina Sonsire and Adam Gee of the Ziff Law Firm recently went to Albany to fight for grieving families in New York State – like Craig and Melissa Storms, who lost their 2-year-old son in a hospital emergency room. Christina and Adam lobbied with other members of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association […]
Doctors Struggle To Curb Patients Who Pose Serious Danger To Other Drivers On The Road, Says NY and PA Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Doctors face a daunting challenge when they are treating a patient who is impaired or has a disability that makes that patient an unsafe driver. Many doctors will want to get the patients’ keys away from them quickly and without incident, but they have to take great care not to breach that patient’s confidentiality. Doctors […]
Great news for Pennsylvania drivers — traffic deaths on roads in the Keystone State were at an all-time low in 2013, state officials have reported here and here. Motorists could achieve another all-time low in 2014, too, if everyone could take their responsibility to drive safely more seriously. The major causes of the fatalities are largely […]
NBC Nightly News recently featured a story highlighting accident rates among elderly drivers.
A United Kingdom transportation company has created a website that allows anyone to track road fatalities in the United States by location, including in Elmira, Corning and the Twin Tiers. You can find the exact scene of an accident that led to a death between 2001 and 2009. I drilled down to the local fatalities […]
Online driving courses make sense for all motorists. Successfully completing a course (on your schedule) in New York State will lower your insurance premiums a minimum of 10 percent for three years, may reduce four points on your license (if you have violations) and will refresh your skills. Like most people, I took the online […]
This cannot be a good idea … NY is dropping the eye test for drivers. At a time when I am seeing many more cases involving elderly drivers – drivers in their 70s and 80s – involved in bad car crashes, does NY really think it’s a good idea to eliminate an eye test that […]