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Why Is It Important to Follow Your Doctor's Instructions After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, it’s important to see your doctor, even if you feel like you haven’t been injured. A thorough examination can rule out any injuries that may manifest later and can ...
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Dram Shop Laws: Can You Hold a Bar Accountable in New York?

Dram shop laws place liability on establishments, such as bars, that sell alcohol to visibly intoxicated individuals. If a business is found to have sold alcohol to a person who was intoxicated at the ...
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Risks of Overloaded & Improperly Loaded Trucks

One of the most common causes of truck accidents is overloaded and improperly loaded cargo. Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) details the specific, legal weight limits, ...
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How Much Is Your Truck Accident Case Worth?

Determining the worth of any truck accident case is often tough since there are a wide array of variables involved. No two truck accidents are alike. Furthermore, because truck drivers are working for ...
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Tips for Settling a Car Accident Claim

When you are involved in a car accident that is not your fault, you may need to file a personal injury claim in order to recover financial compensation to cover your medical bills, loss of income, as ...
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What Should You Ask Your Doctor After a Car Accident?

After being involved in a car accident, it is imperative to visit your doctor, even if you only suffered minor injuries. In many cases, symptoms of specific injuries are not immediately apparent and ...
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A Closer Look at the New York Statute of Limitations for Injury Claims

In New York, and essentially all states, you only have a limited amount of time to file a personal injury claim after being hurt by another party if you want to seek compensation or damages. This is ...
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What to Do About a Concussion

Suffering a concussion can be both painful and difficult to diagnose medically. You may think you simply bumped your head and there's nothing to worry about, but the problem could be serious if ...
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An Injury Free Holiday Season

As the holidays approach, you may be excited about the number of parties or festivities you are invited to. Whether you are headed to a work function or a party with your friends, it is always ...
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How Does No Fault Insurance Work in NY?

If you have been injured in an accident, you may be able to claim monetary compensation for your damages. How you claim this restitution, however, can depend largely on the type of accident that you ...
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Overhead Power Lines Leading to Electrocutions in Construction Industry

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), electrocutions are the second greatest cause of on-the-job deaths in the construction industry and the fifth leading case of all ...
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The Difference Between a Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation Claim

If you are seeking damages for an injury, you will most likely file a personal injury or worker’s compensation claim. While both claims processes allow people who have been injured in accidents ...
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Toxic Tort Law in New York

A toxic tort case is one in which an individual files a claim or civil lawsuit alleging that they were exposed to a harmful chemical or toxin through no fault of their own. For example, an apartment ...
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Car Accident Statistics

Agencies such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Association for Safe International Road Travel (ASIRT) keep detailed records on car accidents, injuries, and ...
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OSHA Announces New Regulations for Silica Exposure

A new rule from the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will drastically reduce the amount of silica dust a worker can be exposed to while on the job. ...
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Ways to Keep Your Teenage Driver Safe

Your teenager has just gotten their driver’s license and will soon be cruising around town, enjoying their newfound independence. Not only is this an important milestone in your child’s ...
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Eye Injuries and Vision Problems Common in Personal Injury Cases

Our eyes are one of the most critical parts of our body, essentially making day-to-day life possible for the vast majority of people. And yet they are incredibly delicate, capable of suffering serious ...
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The Dangers of Tired Driving

Everyone knows that drunk driving and distracted driving are some of the biggest causes of motor vehicle accidents. But what about tired driving? The dangers of driving while fatigued are often ...
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Four Easy Ways to Relieve Back Pain

If you suffer from chronic back or spinal pain, even the simplest motions and tasks can be agonizing endeavors. While every person is different and there is no single cure for back pain, there are ...
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Construction Related Fatalities on the Rise in NY

Recent analysis has shown that it is a dangerous time to be a construction worker in New York. Records indicate that the number of construction related deaths have seen a sharp increase in recent ...
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Determining the Worth of Your Personal Injury Case

When filing a personal injury claim, a key step of the process is determining the range of damages that you may be entitled to. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be eligible to ...
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Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan Secures $950,000 Settlement

The legal team at Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP is pleased to announce that we were recently able to secure a $950,000.00 settlement on behalf of an injured construction worker. The victim ...
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How Much Is My Construction Accident Case Worth?

There are numerous factors that must be taken into consideration when determining the value of a construction accident claim. The severity of your injuries, the cost of medical and other ...
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Attorney Ryan's Case on List of "Top New York Settlements of 2013"

Of all the settlements, mediations and arbitrations reported to VerdictSearch.com last year, the New York Law Journal selected 25 as the "Top New York Settlements of 2013." Our team at ...
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Attorney Ryan Obtains $6M Settlement for Injured Worker

The legal team at Lurie, Ilchert, MacDonnell & Ryan LLP is pleased to announce that Attorney William J. Ryan was recently successful in securing a $6 million settlement on behalf of his client, ...
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