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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.

Are Bicyclists Ever at Fault for Their Own Accidents?

Bicycling is a popular activity in New York state, even more so in recent years as a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to cars. Nevertheless, […]

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What You Need to Know About School Bus Wrecks

While relatively uncommon, school bus wrecks do happen. If you have a child who goes to school by bus, it can be helpful to know […]

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Is Lane-Splitting Legal on a Motorcycle in New York?

Motorcyclists experience a thrill on the road that is unknown to drivers of cars and other large vehicles. There’s a sense of freedom and power […]

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The Top 5 Ways Construction Companies Put Their Workers at Risk

Every worksite should prioritize employees’ safety. However, many jobs, especially those in construction, require staff to work near hazardous chemicals, operate heavy machinery, or work […]

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When are Swimming Pools Liable for Injuries?

Many Americans tragically drown or become injured each year at public swimming pools. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s 2020 report, 42% of non-fatal […]

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When are Swimming Pools Liable for Injuries?
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What to do if You’re Caught in Bad Weather on a Motorcycle

Riding a motorcycle is one of the most freeing experiences on the road, but it comes with several risks. The inherent dangers of riding a […]

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Do Bicyclists Have to Obey Traffic Laws?

Every year, more people turn to bicycles for commuting. Bikes are cheaper than cars or motorcycles and easier to store. They also keep you healthy […]

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Do bicyclists have to obey traffic laws?
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Show Caution When Driving in Work Zones

Construction sites and work zones are necessary for the development of cities and towns. It can be annoying and disruptive to be awoken by jackhammers […]

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Are You Always at Fault if You Rear-End Someone?

It is a widely held belief that you are at fault if you rear-end someone in a motor vehicle accident. However, when it comes to […]

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Are you always at fault if you rear-end another vehicle?

A Guide to New York’s Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Every state in the nation has laws and statutes regarding motorcycle helmets. In many cases, these laws will influence the outcome of personal injury claims […]

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