IIHS Study: Passengers Might Be at High Risk in Cars With Good Driverside Protection

Automotive safety technology has come a long way since the 1960s and 1970s when the per capita fatality rate was 2-3 times what it is today, but a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) shows that, although improvements have been made in driverside protection in many cars, there is still a ways to go in providing similar levels of protection for front seat passengers.

Can I Recover Money if I was Injured on Public Transportation?

If you live and/or work in New York City or the surrounding areas, chances are you’ve spent a lot of time on public transportation. Without the subways, buses, trains, and ferries that get us around the city, life would be much more difficult and the streets would be even more packed with cars. But with the aging infrastructure, crowded facilities, and natural dangers presented by the rails and buses, the city’s public transportation system is also the site of dozens of injuries and deaths each year. If you are one of the many people injured on public transportation in or around New York City, you may be be entitled to recover money, however, depending on the circumstances of the injury.

Self-Driving Car Accidents – Who is Liable?

After decades of futurist speculation, the era of self-driving cars entering the mainstream appears to be finally upon us. Self-driving cars - also referred to as autonomous cars or robotic cars - have been developed by several large companies, including Tesla and Google, over recent years, and regulators and legislators are considering the implications of what they will mean for highway safety and liability.