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What are the elements of a negligence case?

The effects of an accident can be significant. Most personal injury cases hinge on whether the person who caused the plaintiff's personal injuries was exercising reasonable care. When a New York resident fails to behave with the standard of care that an ordinary person would have exercised in similar circumstances, it can be said that he or she was negligent.

Are millennials more likely to use their phone behind the wheel?

Millennials find themselves blamed by many Baby Boomers for many things, including being attached to their phones at all times. They are also accused of being on their phone while driving, but a recent survey indicates they are not the only ones who are engaging in this risky behavior. Gen X and Baby Boomers are also guilty of using their phone while driving.

Avoiding accidents while driving through construction zones

As the summer comes to a close, many construction projects are ramping up to finish before the weather turns bad. Albany certainly faces this on a yearly basis due to the often-violent change of seasons. Drivers must be aware of the high volume of road construction projects as well as construction vehicles leaving a job site and entering the road.

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