(PRWEB) December 26, 2013
Several major car accidents occurred in the tri-state area on Sunday, including a pileup of over two-dozen cars in Yonkers, CBS News reported (Slippery Roads Across Tri-State Area Cause Pileups, December 9, 2013). Authorities alleged that slippery road conditions cause by inclement weather played a significant role in causing so many cars to crash. Police stated that shortly after 11p.m. on Sunday along the Bronx River Parkway, nearly 30 cars were involved in chain-reaction pile up, resulting in about 45 people being taken to the hospital with injuries. Authorities were surprised and relieved to find that no fatalities occurred and that all the injured drivers are expected to recover.
“At this time of year, when snow and ice begin to build up on roads, accidents like these become more common and it is important that drivers exercise even greater caution,” said Adnan Munawar, Partner at Munawar & Andrews-Santillo LLP. “It was incredibly fortunate that there were no reported fatalities in the accidents involving twenty or more cars and thankfully no family members lost a loved one at this time of year. Authorities can only do so much to clear the roads and issue hazard warnings, and people should consider driving only if necessary. If you do have to be on the road, please allow for more time than usual and proceed with extreme diligence--once your car is sliding on snow or ice, there is often nothing you can do to regain control.”
“If you or a loved one is unlucky enough to be in an motor vehicle accident despite your best efforts, you should contact a lawyer right away to find out what options you have. You may be entitled to financial compensation to pay for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and potentially other losses. If you want the best chance of receiving the maximum compensation possible, you should consult with a New York Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer today."
About Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, LLP
Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, LLP ("MLawfirm") is a Personal Injury Law Firm in New York City. Our team of highly qualified and skilled attorneys handles and represents clients in a wide range of legal areas including: Car/Auto Accidents, Bike Accidents, Truck Accidents, Construction Accidents, Workers Compensation, Medical Malpractice and No-Fault Collection/Litigation/Arbitration or Accidents. If you need legal help feel free to contact our attorneys. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to our clients. Because Insurance companies have their attorneys, adjusters and representatives well trained to defend, delay and frustrate your right to recover full and adequate compensation and damages. One of our greatest strengths is that we are Trial Lawyers. That means we prepare client’s case as if it is going to court and we use tireless effort to secure the best possible results for them. At Munawar & Andrews-Santillo LLP, a preeminent New York law firms, no case is too large or too small. Our attorneys treat all clients with the respect and dignity they deserve. Our law firm and attorneys work hard to deliver the very best results to all of our clients. Do you have a legal issue? Do not hesitate to call for free consultation at (212)-400-4000.
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