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05.31.2018
What Should I do if I was Injured on Someone Else's Property?

A property owner is legally responsible for any dangerous and hazardous conditions they know about or failed to fix. Property owners are also required to give adequate warning of dangers or hazards that might be present on their premises. A dangerous ...

05.22.2018
Common Workplace Accidents & Injuries

Serious workplace injuries occur more frequently than you might be aware of. In fact, 3.3 million people suffer workplace injuries that they never fully recover from. Although an accident can happen at any time, it is the responsibility of the ...

05.10.2018
6 Places Where Slip & Fall Accidents Commonly Happen

Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of personal injuries. These injuries can occur in a number of places, including privately owned businesses, family homes, and apartment complexes. When it comes to slip and fall accidents, the location of ...

05.02.2018
Common Causes of Aviation Accidents

Although air travel is a safer method of transportation than using a car, aviation accidents still occur from time to time. In this blog, we talk about the common causes of aviation accidents. #1: Pilot Error Despite aircraft technology becoming more ...

04.27.2018
I Was Assaulted at Work, Can I Get Workers' Compensation?

The majority of workplace injuries are caused by accidents. From injuring your hand while working with heavy machinery, to slipping on water spilled in your work station, workplace injuries occur all of the time. One source of workplace injuries that ...

04.19.2018
What You Need to Know About Workers' Comp For Teenagers

Just like adult workers, teenage workers face numerous safety hazards that can cause them injury each time they go to work. But what happens if a teenager is injured and unable to return to work, are they also entitled to workers compensation? In ...

04.10.2018
Pool Safety & How to Prevent Drowning Accidents

There’s no better way to cool off when the weather is hot than going for a swim in your pool. Now that the weather is getting warmer, millions of American families will spend more time having fun in their swimming pools. Although pool ...

04.04.2018
Uber Accidents Explained

Every time an Uber driver gets behind the wheel of their car, they risk not just their own safety, but the source of their livelihood as well. The bills from an Uber accident can be expensive, and when they start to pile up, these bills can ...

03.26.2018
What Should I Ask My Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you have been injured at the hands of another, you are likely considering pursuing legal recourse in order to obtain the compensation you are entitled to. However, with so much on the line when it comes to getting the counsel you deserve, it can ...

03.19.2018
Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse is running rampant across a number of facilities in the United States. While we trust our elderly loved ones will be properly taken care of when they are patients in a nursing home, this, unfortunately, is not always the case. Our ...

03.12.2018
How Long Does Whiplash Last?

Whiplash is a common result of a car accident, or any other instance in which one’s head is jolted back and forth in a rapid manner. The consequence of this sudden movement is strained muscles, torn tendons and ligaments, and more. Though it is ...

03.05.2018
Don't Post About Your Injury on Social Media

Social media is such an intrinsic part of our lives, which is why many people find it difficult to keep their personal information offline. While this may lack consequences in other areas of your life, it is a big mistake to partake in social media ...

02.28.2018
Representation for Undocumented Workers on the Job

With a few exceptions, undocumented workers enjoy all of the legal rights and remedies offered to workers by both federal and New York law. If you know your rights under the New York State Labor Law, you can protect yourself in the workplace. For ...

02.21.2018
Construction Accidents & Supervisor Negligence

When working on a construction site, it is the responsibility of the supervisor to not only ensure everything is going smoothly, but that the work environment is safe for all their employees. If a supervisor fails to take the necessary precautions to ...

02.14.2018
What Do Contingency Fees Really Mean?

A contingency fee agreement is a payment arrangement which enables a plaintiff who has been injured and is seeking financial compensation to obtain legal representation even if they do not have money to pay an attorney at the start of the case. These ...

02.07.2018
Bias in Motorcycle Accidents: Why You NEED an Attorney

Motorcyclists are typically thought of as free spirits who enjoy the freedom and thrill riding a motorcycle has to offer. Unfortunately, this image is also associated with recklessness and a disregard for the rules of the road. So when it comes to ...

01.24.2018
Should I Accept the First Settlement Offer in a Personal Injury Case?

If you are involved in a personal injury case, you are likely aware most of them never make it to trial. This means most of them reach settlement in the form of the opposite side’s insurance company making an offer which you have the choice to ...

01.17.2018
Do I Really Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

When you have been injured in an accident due to no fault of your own, you are likely facing a number of unexpected expenses. In addition to the overall stress of the situation at hand, you are likely hoping the situation will resolve itself as ...

01.10.2018
What to Do After a Car Accident

The aftermath of a car accident can be nothing short of chaotic. It is often difficult to remain rational when you have just been hit by another vehicle, especially if you or anyone else has been injured. However, despite how difficult it may be, it ...

01.01.2018
Winter Weather Driving Tips

When the weather gets colder, it is inevitable we will face rain, snow, hail, and other adverse weather conditions. This makes it quite dangerous for those who are getting on the road to visit their friends and family during the holidays. With an ...

12.29.2017
What You Need to Know About OSHA's "Fatal 4" Construction Accidents

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for keeping track of the health and safety of workers across the United States. When there is a serious injury or illness at a business, the owner must report it to OSHA, which ...

12.21.2017
Using the Jones Act in Your Case

The Jones Act is another way to refer to the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, which is a federal law allowing workers at sea to sue their employers for work injuries caused by negligence. If a vessel owner, company, shipmaster, or fellow crew member ...

12.13.2017
3 Things You Need to Know Before Talking to the Insurance Company

Many people understand calling insurance companies might be necessary after an accident. For example, when two cars collide, both drivers will call their own insurance companies to report the incident. In some cases, one driver might call an at-fault ...

12.05.2017
Drowning Accidents: Who Is Responsible?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 10 people die each day from unintentional drowning. Drowning is the 5 th leading cause of unintentional injury death in the country. While some drowning accidents are no one’s ...

11.24.2017
Work Injuries: Should I File a Personal injury or a Workers' Compensation Claim?

When a worker suffers an injury on the job, they can either file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. However, many people do not understand the difference between the two options. Workers’ Compensation If you have ...

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