Motor Vehicle Accidents

Car insurance coverage… what insurance companies don’t want you to know.. and everyone should know

If you are like most people, you did not read the declaration pages of your car insurance policy, and therefore, there is a good likelihood that you are not carrying a sufficient amount of insurance. Well, you should read it! Let us go through the different coverages: Bodily Injury Liability (each person/each occurrence) This is…

Albany Lobby Day – May 17 2016

Together with other plaintiffs’ lawyers who are members of the New York State Trial Association, I went up to Albany to speak with lawmakers and advocate for the following changes in the law: Car insurance A family struggling to make ends meet can ill afford to bear the costs of an accident, which can include…

Rear end collision, directed verdict for plaintiff should have been granted. Trial on the issue of damages only is ordered.

Clarke v Phillips (2013 NY Slip Op 08585) Decided on December 26, 2013 SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK APPELLATE DIVISION : SECOND JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 2012-08525 2013-00967 (Index No. 7516/10) [*1]Jellicoe Clarke, appellant, v Derek J. Phillips, respondent. In an action to recover damages for personal injuries, the plaintiff appeals from (1) a…