$1 Billion Verdict: Wrongful Death Caused by Distracted Truck Drivers

$1 Billion Verdict: Wrongful Death Caused by Distracted Truck Drivers

As a truck accident lawyer and car accident lawyer, I am often asked how much can be recovered for a wrongful death distracted driver accident case. As a New York prosecutor for over 36 years, I have prosecuted thousands of distracted drivers for cell phone violations, unreasonable speed, following too closely, personal injury accidents, property […]

NY Victims of Distracted Driver Settle for $21.5 Million

NY Victims of Distracted Driver Settle for $21.5 Million

New York State will pay $9.5 million to settle a lawsuit  filed by a crash victim paralyzed in a crash caused by a New York State Trooper using his cell phone. Erie County resident Timothy W. McCann (“Claimant”) was 70 years old when the crash paralyzed him from the chest down. George Cole of Farmington, […]

NY Court Refuses to Dismiss Rear-End Car Accident Case

NY Court Refuses to Dismiss Rear-End Car Accident Case

A vehicle operated and owned by the defendants rear-ended a vehicle operated by plaintiff while  stopped for a red light. Plaintiff driver claimed that he sustained injuries to his shoulder and spine. The  two passenger plaintiffs claimed injuries to their knees and spines. Defendants moved for summary judgment and an order dismissing the complaint on […]

New York Victim of Distracted Driver Awarded $13.5 million

New York Victim of Distracted Driver Awarded $13.5 million

Karen Noller vs. Edwin Holt was one of the largest New York personal injury jury verdicts of 2021. Noller was injured when Holt, a distracted driver traveling at 40 miles per hour, rear-ended her stopped automobile. Holt testified that he took no evasive action to prevent the impact. Noller was a  47 year old home […]

Don’t Let Traffic Violations Ruin Your Life

Don't Let Traffic Violations Ruin Your Life

Did you get pulled over and received a ticket? Don’t let traffic violations ruin your life; you need an attorney. Call our Buffalo lawyers. Beating a Speeding Ticket Our clients often ask us about the consequences of speeding tickets. It can result in higher insurance rates, loss of your license, and even loss of your […]

Blood Alcohol Content

Blood Alcohol Content

As a knowledgeable Buffalo DWI Attorney, I am frequently asked about the meaning of the acronym, B.A.C., which simply stands for blood alcohol content. [vc_video link=”https://vimeo.com/189333049″] B.A.C. indicates the amount of alcohol currently in your blood. The level is usually tested via breathalyzer, but can also be measured by a blood test. Did you receive […]

Distracted Driving in Buffalo

Distracted Driving in Buffalo

  If you have been ticketed for distracted driving in Buffalo, this could cause a lot of issues with your license. Watch this video, and then contact our dedicated attorneys. Distracted driving is defined by anything that takes your attention away from the road. It could be talking, texting, using your phone, eating, drinking, or […]

Buffalo DWI Attorney Defending Against Commercial Driver DWI Charges

Buffalo DWI Attorney Defending Against Commercial Driver DWI Charges

Were you charged with a commercial driver DWI? Check out this video of our Buffalo DWI attorney defending against commercial driver DWI charges. Give us a call today! Download Our Free DWI eBook Because of their profession, a commercial driver’s license is subject to much more severe penalties than those of a regular driver’s license. […]

Parking Lots Are a Common Spot for Distracted Driving

Parking Lots Are a Common Spot for Distracted Driving

In New York State, it is illegal to text while driving on the road. But what about parking lots? Because there are likely no cops patrolling the area, parking lots are a common spot for distracted driving. You’ve probably seen it within the last few days: someone coming out of a grocery store on the […]