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Must Know Info: No-Fault Insurance and IMEs

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Attorney Michael Rose has written on No-Fault Insrance and IMEs. Click here to read the post.


New Video FAQ: “Under what circumstances can I arbitrate my auto accident claim?”

Under what circumstances can I arbitrate my auto accident claim?

In this week’s newest video FAQ, Hach & Rose, LLP attorney Halina Radchenko discusses the circumstances in which parties may privately resolve a claim outside of the courthouse through arbitration. She explains that this method may allow a faster resolution for your claim, while still recovering the same amount of compensation for your claim. She goes on further to explain why it may benefit individuals in New York, due to the large number of cases already in the court system.

While arbitration may not be right for everyone, it is important to discuss your options with an experienced attorney from Hach & Rose, LLP. Contact us at (212) 779-0057 today.

 

 


Woman and horse victims of hit-and-run accident

The Schodack Police Department in New York reported that a woman and her horse were victims of a hit-and-run accident that occurred on Burden Lake Road at around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31.

According to 26-year-old Kait Kennedy, who reported the hit-and-run personal injury auto accident, she was riding her four-year-old horse, Cali, along the road back to Pine Ridge Farm when a silver minivan began to edge up behind them. The driver was beside Kennedy and her horse when he allegedly rolled down his window and yelled, “It’s illegal to ride on the road,” and began honking his horn. Kennedy said the sound caused Cali to jump into the road. The car hit them, causing both the horse and Kennedy to fall. “At that point, I was looking around and the car was driving away.” Authorities are still trying to identify the man responsible for the accident.

The attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP handle personal injury accident cases in New York. If you were the victim of another person’s recklessness, we may be able to help you hold that person responsible. Call our offices at (212) 779-0057 to discuss your legal options.


Impaired driver hits cyclist in NYC

26-year-old Eduard Nikhman ran a red light, causing a major accident at the intersection of Avenue P and 12th St. When his silver Honda Accord went through the light, he hit an Infinity, who had a green light. The impact caused the vehicles to trap a cyclist that was crossing the intersection at the time of the accident. The cars and cyclist were stopped by two parked cars on the street.

Witnesses say Nikhman was speeding and ran another light before the accident occurred. He is currently facing multiple charges as police found he was on drugs at the time of the collision. Nikhman’s mother admitted to reporters that her son has had a drug problem for quite some time.

While the drivers of both vehicles involved were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, the cyclist was pronounced dead upon arrival. Our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this time.


New York local gets charged with fatal hit-and-run

Forty-one-year-old Schenectady, New York resident, Adimu Goodwin, received charges relating to a hit-and-run crash that resulted in the death of one individual and injured another on State Street on Friday, August 14.

The Schenectady Police Department reported that the police filed manslaughter charges, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle against Goodwin.

According to preliminary investigations, Goodwin crashed into 29-year-old Jerry Faine and 61-year-old Donald Shaffer as they were walking across State Street that Friday night. Faine died in the hit-and-run accident, while Shaffer recieved medical attention for his wounds and is now said to be under stable condition at an Albany hospital.


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