Unfortunately, accidents are a fact of life. When an accident does happen, you may feel distracted and overwhelmed by the fallout. There is the injury itself, plus lost time from work, medical bills, your damaged vehicle, pain and suffering, the inability to enjoy activities and so much more. At The Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, we are committed to helping you recover and we hope this edition of our newsletter will provide you with valuable insight. PERSONAL ATTENTION WHEN YOU NEED IT MOST Nearly everyone will be involved in an auto accident at some point. Still, nothing can prepare you for the harsh reality of suffering a serious injury in a car crash and the pain and disruption that it causes. Even if you don't think you have a claim, an attorney can provide you with a more accurate idea of your rights and what compensation you may be able to recover. At the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, our consultations are always free...read more 36,560 people died in car crashes throughout the country in 2018. Tragically, many of these people knew a great deal about how to stay safe while operating a motor vehicle. Other motorists, however, operated their vehicles in a way that led to life-changing car accidents for these unsuspecting victims. The following outlines some important details about the bad drivers with whom we share the roadways in this country, and also offers some ways on how to reduce your risk of car accidents.read more Parents understandably approach their teenage children learning to drive with a great amount of anxiety. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that six teenagers between the ages of 16 to 19 die each day in motor vehicle crashes. Motor vehicle crashes are one of the primary causes of death among teenagers in the country.Teenage drivers are at an increased risk of ending up in car accidents because they have less experience as drivers and often make poor decisions. Some of the most common factors that contribute to teenage driver accidents include...read more A lot of people do not like the idea of filing a personal injury lawsuit, even when they have been gravely mistreated or seriously injured. There is a lot of misinformation out there, including a lot of propaganda designed to make it seem like all lawsuits are frivolous, or that people who sue are just greedy or entitled. Of course, this just is not the case. When you place your trust in the Law Office of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP, you will quickly learn that we are not like other law firms. Our legal team operates under a system of beliefs that centers on the needs and best interests of our clients. Simply put, we are here to help you, to work for you and to fight for you.