Imagine you are texting a friend, and you know your friend is driving a car while responding to your text messages. Your friend causes a car crash and injures the other driver. Can you be held responsible for the other driver’s injuries because your text messages may have distracted your friend and caused the accident?
A New York appeals court recently considered that very question, and ruled that the person who texted the driver (who then caused the accident) cannot be held [...]
Unfortunately, no matter how experienced a driver is, car accidents are bound to happen. Though emotions are often high immediately following an accident, it is important to remain calm and remember the steps you need to take not only for your health and safety, but for your future financial security, as well. If you plan to file an insurance claim, or a lawsuit for damages, make sure that you:
1) Remain at the Scene: Even if you have somewhere to be, it is crucial that you [...]
On February 15, 2018, Tim Higgins was a guest lecturer and panelist at the “Keeping Current with New York Automobile Litigation” continuing legal education (CLE) program in Albany sponsored by the New York State Bar Association.
Tim Higgins was one of several presenters in a Continuing Legal Education program entitled "Medical Malpractice Litigation 2016", sponsored by the New York State Bar Association in Albany. Tim's presentation on "Cross-Examination of Expert Witnesses" was one of six specific litigation topics covered by the panel of lawyers during the day-long program.