New York Personal Injury Resources
The Internet provides a wealth of valuable information if just you know where to look. Whether you have been hurt in an accident or are simply looking for information on traffic safety, product safety and accident prevention, the links below may help you understand New York law on auto accidents, construction accidents, medical malpractice and more. To speak with an experienced and successful New York accident and injury lawyer regarding your claim, call James Lo, Esq. P.C. at 718-567-7999 for a free consultation.
New York Courts – Find information on courthouse locations, learn about the judges, review court opinions, etc.
New York State Department of Transportation – Stay current on the latest travel and road conditions, obtain tort claim forms, review requirements for a driver’s license.
New York State Bar Association – The NYSBA’s LEGAL Ease pamphlet series provides basic information for the general public on a variety of topics, including what to do If You Have an Auto Accident.
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles – Get a copy of your accident report if you were in a crash.
Motor Vehicle Accident Indemnification Corporation – File a claim or check your eligibility for bodily injury and no-fault automobile accident insurance coverage.
Kelley Blue Book – Find out how much your car is worth before settling a property damage claim with the insurance company.
NHTSA – Distracted Driving – Visit the official U.S. website on distracted driving for information on state laws and safety tips regarding texting while driving, using the phone while driving, etc.
National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration – Learn about federal regulations governing the trucking industry, including maximum hours of service for truck drivers and required safety inspections for semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles.
Safety and Fitness Electronic Records – Find out about the safety record and accident history of the trucking company involved in your trucking accident case.
American Motorcyclist Association – Get a rundown on New York motorcycle laws. Also see the Motorcycle Safety Foundation to find safe riding courses near you.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center – Learn about how to avoid pedestrian and bicycle accidents. Get information on New York bike laws and pedestrian safety.
National Safety Council – Access news and resources on safety and accident prevention, review injury and death statistics.
National Patient Safety Foundation – Find information about medication errors, diagnostic mistakes, wrong-site surgeries, hospital falls and other forms of medical malpractice and medical negligence.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Stay updated on current product safety recalls concerning children’s toys, clothing and furniture and other defective household products.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration – Get resources and information on workplace safety and health, including federal OSHA standards regarding mandatory safety practices on construction sites in New York and elsewhere.
American Medical Association – Learn about the AMA’s Code of Medical Ethics, which governs aspects of the doctor-patient relationship, physician records, hospital relations and other areas relevant to a claim of medical malpractice.