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    • Bicycle Safety Tips for Warm Weather Cycling

      As the weather warms up each spring and into the summer, people begin to pull their bicycles out of storage and take to the streets on two wheels. This, unfortunately, means that bicycle fatalities ...

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    • Surprising Bicycle Safety Statistics

      During the months of summer, bicycle-related fatalities increase, which is why you should learn about important injury-prevention strategies before you attempt to go for your next bike ride. Bicycling ...

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    • Child Passenger Safety Tips for Drivers

      How much do you know about child safety in passenger vehicles? In light of Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week , which takes place this year from September 20-26, our Oneonta car accident attorneys ...

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    • The 6 Most Common Types of Car Accidents in New York

      A car accident can happen at any moment, so it can help to have an idea of what the most common car accidents are in order to better watch out for and prevent them. Here are our Oneonta car accident ...

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    • What to Do After a Hit & Run in New York

      Getting into a car accident can be a terrifying and stressful ordeal. Yet, the accident itself is often only the beginning—after that, you may have to go to the hospital, undergo medical treatment, ...

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    • Cognitive Difficulties After a Traumatic Brain Injury

      A brain injury is painful and, additionally, it can also cause cognitive issues that make it difficult for a survivor to think, process information, or remember important events. If you were in an ...

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    • Catastrophic Injuries in Trucking Accidents

      Truck accidents frequently result in severe and catastrophic injuries that often require long-term or even lifelong medical care and treatment. Given the nature of these injuries, it is particularly ...

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    • Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries

      Spinal cord injuries are considered catastrophic due to the lasting impact they can have on a person’s life. While some causes of spinal cord injuries are unavoidable, the vast majority are actually ...

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    • Seasonal Motorcycle Safety Tips

      Riding a motorcycle is an exhilarating activity, but it is also inherently dangerous. Due to the lack of a chassis and other components to protect the driver, motorcyclists who get into a crash are ...

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    • Brenton Dadey Named Partner at Scarzafava, Basdekis & Dadey, PLLC

      You already know Scarzafava, Basdekis & Dadey, PLLC as the law firm you trust for all your personal injury claims in Oneonta, New York. We are excited to announce that Attorney Brenton Dadey is now an ...

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    • Our Commitment to the Community

      At Scarzafava, Basdekis & Dadey, PLLC , our team believes that our community is of the greatest importance, which is why we work tirelessly to help the people in our community receive the compensation ...

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    • What to Do After a Pedestrian Accident

      In a state as walkable as New York with a rising number of traffic accidents, it is important to know what to do if a pedestrian gets hit by a car. Whether you were the driver or the person on foot, ...

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    • Determining Fault in a Car vs. Pedestrian Accident

      In a state like New York, being a pedestrian comes with a great amount of risk. Last year, traffic deaths—including those involving people commuting on foot— increased in New York City. Even those ...

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    • Understanding the Personal Injury Lawsuit Process

      When you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, it can be difficult to know what you should do next. After all, you may never have brought a lawsuit before, and the process can seem ...

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    • Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in New York

      The loss of a beloved family member is difficult to cope with. If this untimely loss was caused by negligence, you can hold the responsible party liable by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. Doing so ...

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    • The Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents

      Every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 500,000 truck accidents occur, resulting in approximately 5,000 deaths. Even when an accident does not result ...

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    • Important Workplace Safety Tips

      Maintaining a safe work environment is the responsibility of both employers and their employees. Injury Facts reports that a worker suffers a work-related injury every seven seconds. This amounts to ...

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    • The Most Common Slip & Fall Injuries

      Slip and fall accidents might not seem like a big deal, but they can actually inflict some serious injuries that can substantially change a person’s life. While any number of injuries can occur as a ...

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    • What Should I Do After a Slip & Fall Accident?

      Slip and fall injuries are among the most common and, regardless if the fall was caused by another person or a business, injured parties can file a lawsuit to recover medical expenses, lost wages, and ...

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    • The Most Common Slip & Fall Injuries

      Slip and fall accidents might not seem like a big deal, but they can actually inflict some serious injuries that can substantially change a person’s life. While any number of injuries can occur as a ...

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    • What Should I Do After a Slip & Fall Accident?

      Slip and fall injuries are among the most common and, regardless if the fall was caused by another person or a business, injured parties can file a lawsuit to recover medical expenses, lost wages, and ...

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    • The Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents

      Every year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 500,000 truck accidents occur, resulting in approximately 5,000 deaths. Even when an accident does not result ...

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    • Who is Liable in a Trucking Accident?

      Big trucks can cause substantial harm in a crash, which can lead to painful injuries, deadly losses, and expensive damage. Although some semi-truck accident survivors are lucky enough to walk away ...

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    • Catastrophic Injuries in Trucking Accidents

      Truck accidents frequently result in severe and catastrophic injuries that often require long-term or even lifelong medical care and treatment. Given the nature of these injuries, it is particularly ...

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    • Who's Liable If I Am Injured as a Passenger in an Uber/Lyft?

      Rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are growing in popularity, but when passengers are injured in an accident, liability can be confusing. These services aren’t subject to the same regulations and ...

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    • I Was Hit By an Uninsured Driver, What Can I Do?

      Car accidents are stressful enough, but if you learn that the other driver was uninsured or underinsured, they can become a nightmare. Car insurance is mandatory for registered vehicles in most ...

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    • Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in New York?

      If you have lost a loved one due to the reckless or careless actions of another person or party, you may be looking to file a wrongful death claim against them. However, not just anyone can file a ...

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    • Calculating Damages in a Wrongful Death Claim

      When an individual dies in a tragic accident caused by another person or entity, their loved ones may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. While nothing can ease the ...

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