Category: Auto Accidents

close up of hand on steering wheel

Labor Day is nearly here and millions of Americans are gearing up to celebrate the unofficial start of summer with road trips, extended vacations, and some good ol’ fashioned holiday weekend fun. Naturally, holidays like Labor Day bring with them real risks – including those that directly impact safety on our roads. You may already […]

raised crosswalk

Felt a bump when driving through an intersection lately? It’s possible you were riding through one of the 17 raised crosswalks freshly installed at intersections across New York City. According to the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT), the new crosswalks are constructed at a higher elevation than the roadway to slow down motorists, provide enhanced […]

texting while driving

As a practice that fights for victims injured in auto accidents, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., knows driver distraction can have devastating consequences. This April, we’re proud to support Distracted Driving Awareness Month and remind everyone that they have the power to keep themselves and others safe. We encourage you to get involved and take the NSC’s #JustDrive […]

New York Open Streets

New York City’s Open Streets program may have been launched to provide New Yorkers with more space to follow social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic but growing evidence about its benefits and impact on safety may make it a fixture for the foreseeable future. That’s because initial data show a considerable decline in vehicle […]

Driving Safety

The holidays pose considerable risks to public safety – especially when it comes to driving. In fact, things like adverse weather, increased traffic, and intoxicated motorists make the holiday season one of the most dangerous times of year to drive. According to NHTSA: All holidays are generally a time of increased travel and traffic deaths. […]

2022 Best Law Firms

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., is pleased to announce that we have been selected to the latest U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list! U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” is one of the legal industry’s most recognized ranking publications. As part of its purely peer-review selection process, “Best Law Firms” scores […]

driving

October 17-23, 2021 is National Teen Driver Safety Week, an observance that confronts the grim reality of teen driving and encourages parents to take action. Now in its 14th year, National Teen Driver Safety Week works to raise awareness about how our youngest and most inexperienced motorists are more likely to be involved in fatal […]

Rideshare App

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has voiced his concern about state laws that allow rideshare drivers to carry auto liability insurance well below the needs of injured victims when traveling in the city. As reported by Streetsblog, de Blasio said low minimum liability insurance requirements for Uber and Lyft taxis unfairly affect victims whose crashes […]

Fireworks

As COVID-19 restrictions and regulations ease, more and more Americans are ready to celebrate the Fourth of July. Even if a large gathering is beyond your comfort level, the chance to safely get together with friends and family is one many Americans will likely take. However you choose to celebrate this Fourth of July, The […]

cars in city traffic

Summer is one of the most dangerous times of year on U.S. roads – so much so that the months between Memorial Day and Labor Day have become known as the “100 Deadliest Days”. During this time of year, auto accidents and traffic fatalities spike sharply. With millions of Americans expected to hit the road […]