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  • Distracted Driving Accidents in New York: Know Your Rights

    November 10, 2023

    With the growing dependence on technology and the fast-paced nature of our daily lives, it’s no wonder that distracted driving has evolved into a significant concern on our roads. In the bustling state of New York, where both pedestrians and drivers constantly populate the streets, distracted driving accidents have become a grave issue. It’s crucial […]

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  • Navigating the Legal Maze: When to Consult an Attorney After a Severe Car Accident in NYC

    September 19, 2023

    In the bustling heart of New York City, car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. While some incidents are minor fender-benders, others can have life-altering consequences. If you find yourself grappling with serious injuries, medical expenses, and insurance claims, securing legal representation can be invaluable. At Marvin A. Cooper, P.C., we’re committed […]

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  • Safety Tips for Uber or Lyft Riders in NY

    August 24, 2023

    In recent years, ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the way people travel in and around New York. With their convenience and accessibility, these platforms have become an integral part of the city’s transportation landscape. However, for victims of personal injuries in Uber or Lyft accidents, comprehending both safety measures and insurance protections […]

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  • Rideshare Accidents in New York: What You Need to Know

    July 04, 2023

    Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft have revolutionized transportation in New York and around the world. Instead of hailing a taxi on the street, passengers can now use a smartphone app to quickly and easily request a ride. While these services are convenient, they also come with risks, including the potential for accidents. If you […]

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  • How Much Does a Car Accident Lawyer Cost? 

    March 13, 2023

    The effects of a car accident can be felt for a long time after the actual accident. Car accident victims not only have to deal with the physical and psychological trauma of the accident but also with the economic pressures that result from the accident. These economic pressures include enormous medical bills as well as […]

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  • Common Causes of Auto Accidents in Urban Areas and City Streets

    February 23, 2023

    Auto accidents happen anywhere, irrespective of location. In cities, where there is a high concentration of people and vehicles in close proximity, there is a high risk of serious accidents. Auto accidents are also the cause of traffic congestion and road hazards. Common causes of auto accidents in urban areas include: Contact Attorney Marvin A. […]

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  • Driving and Winter Weather Conditions in NY

    January 09, 2023

    Winter weather conditions in NY can become severe very quickly, and even the most experienced drivers can face dangerous hazards on the road. The Federal Highway Commission stated that one in four car accidents involves inclement weather. Some of the most common hazards are: Some ways to prevent being a victim of an inclement weather-related […]

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  • 6 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney After A Car Accident

    December 25, 2022

    Do you know you are entitled to compensatory and punitive damages for injuries sustained in a car accident? The New York law allows for seeking economic damages based on your insurance protection and punitive damages from the at-fault driver under certain conditions. With a personal injury attorney on your side, it becomes easier to tackle […]

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  • Fault in Side Impact T-Bone Car Accidents

    December 18, 2022

    Car accidents are one of the most common causes of injury in the United States. Side-impact collisions, also called T-bone accidents, can result in very serious, and sometimes fatal, injuries. A T-bone collision happens when one vehicle’s front end directly impacts another vehicle’s broadside, forming the letter T. While there have been several advancements in […]

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  • Car Accident Lawsuit: What is An Injury Claim Really Worth?

    November 04, 2022

    A New York personal injury lawsuit filed by a pedestrian, who suffered fractures after he was hit by a car, settled for $700,000. Another Bronx County car accident lawsuit forced the insurance company to pay $850,000 in a mediated settlement. In 2008, a New York court awarded a whopping $32.7 million in damages to a […]

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