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At Catalano Law, we want to keep you informed. Our blog posts contain up-to-date articles and information that can be helpful in preventing accidents. We also discuss how to handle a personal injury or accident if it happens to you or your family. Here at Catalano Law our clients' health and safety always come first.

Best Practices for Keeping Children of All Ages Safe in the Car

As a parent or guardian, you want to keep your children safe, especially when traveling in the car. One of the simplest and most effective […]

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Is My Car Totaled If the Airbags Deploy?

Is My Car Totaled If the Airbags Deploy?

Originally published April 5, 2021. Updated March 14, 2023. You may have been told that any time your airbags go off during a crash, your […]

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A How-To Guide for Being a Safe and Helpful Good Samaritan When You See Another Crash

If you witness a car crash, your actions as a Good Samaritan can help the well-being of those involved and facilitate their ability to receive […]

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Who is Liable When Road Debris Causes Your Car Accident?

Several parties may be liable for damages if you were injured in a road debris accident. These types of accidents are common, especially on highways […]

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What to Do When You’ve Been Struck by a Driver You Believe is Stoned

While many people know the dangers of drunk driving, not everyone recognizes that stoned driving is risky. Although there isn’t yet official data on marijuana-related […]

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Who’s Liable When You Slip & Fall in a Parking Lot

A concrete parking lot can quickly become dangerous due to defects and inclement weather, such as snow and ice. The lack of regular maintenance and […]

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New York’s Laws About Dogs in Stores and Restaurants

Originally published August 2, 2021. Updated February 15, 2023 Dogs are man’s best friend, but they aren’t people. Despite training, they can act in unpredictable […]

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How to Determine Fault in a Hydroplaning Accident

Driving under adverse weather conditions, such as heavy rain, snow, ice, or slush, increases the chances of a hazardous driving condition called hydroplaning. According to […]

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Taking These Steps After a Crash Will Help Your Case

The immediate aftermath of a car accident is stressful and confusing, regardless of the severity. Whether your incident was a relatively minor fender bender or […]

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Did You Know the Insurance Company Is Watching You After a Claim?

If another person or party injured you in an accident, you may be entitled to compensation from the at-fault party. However, a part of the […]

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