Archive for November, 2011

Thinking About Texting and Driving? It Can Wait.

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Is that text worth losing your life?

Did you know?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death of American teenagers with the number one cause of these deaths being the use of wireless devices.

Did you know?

Using a cell phone while driving, whether hands free or hand held is very dangerous. According to a Virginia Tech study, texting can delay a driver’s reaction time as much as having a BAC at the legal limit – 0.08%. (more…)

Car Accident Safety – Deer Season is Upon Us. Be Alert!

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are approximately one million car-deer accidents each year in the United States. These car accidents result in more than 10,000 personal injuries and 200 deaths each year.

Fall is the time of year you need to be on the lookout. More specifically, deer mating season, which runs from late October through Thanksgiving (which is peak). (more…)

Cellino & Barnes Listed in U.S. News -Best Lawyers 2011-2012 Best Law Firms Rankings for Second Straight Year

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms has ranked New York law firm Cellino & Barnes in the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” standings.

For a second year in a row, Cellino & Barnes has been ranked as top tier (Tier 1) for law firms practicing plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation. They now have the distinction of being listed in both the 2010 and 2011-2012 editions of Best Law Firms. (more…)