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09.29.2018
What Is a Catastrophic Injury and What Does it Mean for a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

One thing that should be made clear: an injury is always catastrophic to the people it affects. Accidents can seriously disrupt a person’s life and put a strain on their finances, not to mention the physical and mental trauma it can cause. ...

09.20.2018
Fatal Construction Accidents & Support for Surviving Family Members

Accidents are an unfortunate possibility every family must plan for when a loved one works in construction. These accidents often result in catastrophic injuries and, in the worst case scenario, death. Not only is this one of the most emotionally ...

09.14.2018
What to Do if You Were Injured at a New York Fall Festival

New York’s fall festivals are some of the biggest and best in the country. Given the numerous different festivals that occur throughout the season, you’ll find live music, food, and events that can appeal to people of virtually all walks ...

09.05.2018
Halloween Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treaters & Other Pedestrians

The Halloween season is upon us, a time when kids and adults alike can dress up and party the night away. As fun as this holiday can be, it also has a potential for injury. A city full of people dressed in disguises at night can lead to some ...

08.30.2018
Spinal Stenosis Personal Injury Settlements

Car accidents involve immense force—even when driving at low speeds. The forceful impact from a car collision can easily cause severe damage to structures in the lower back. Spinal stenosis is one of the most common lower back injuries that ...

08.29.2018
Suing the City of New York for Injuries

If you suffered an injury caused by the negligence of another party, you can file a personal injury lawsuit against the liable individual or entity. But what if the injury was caused by the government’s negligence? Is it possible to sue the ...

08.28.2018
How to Sue an Airline for Injuries

While air travel relatively safe, injuries of all sorts can occasionally happen. In most cases, passengers might suffer harm in-flight because of turbulence, by falling luggage in the overhead bin, or by falling or tripping moving about the cabin. ...

08.27.2018
Back-to-School Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again! Now that summer vacation is over, parents and children throughout the country are preparing for the upcoming school year. It is important to understand—and share with your kids—some key tips that will ...

07.30.2018
How to Win a Slip & Fall Case

Slip and fall accidents are the number one cause of accident injuries at businesses and other public spaces. However, those who pursue a slip and fall accident claim often have difficulty with their cases. This is because a slip and fall claim is ...

07.18.2018
Common Mistakes New Drivers Make That Can Cause an Accident or Injury

Learning to drive can be a difficult task for teenagers. It isn’t easy to develop a new skill, especially one that can have severe consequences when mistakes are made. From worrying about increased auto insurance rates to causing injuries, ...

07.10.2018
FAQ: Pedestrian Accidents

In this blog, we take the time to answer the most common questions our clients ask us about pedestrian accidents. Question: I was injured in a pedestrian accident and I want to take legal action. What should I do first? A: There are few actions you ...

07.04.2018
NTSB Chairman Says Duck Boat Tours Should Be Banned

According to the former head of the National Transportation Safety Board, amphibious duck tours like the one that killed 17 people in Branson should be banned. Jim Hall, former NTSB chairman who served under President Bill Clinton, said the drowning ...

06.28.2018
Proving Liability for An Accident Caused by Bad Road Conditions

For most car accidents, determining which party is liable is fairly straightforward. If someone rear-ends you at an intersection, the person behind you will more than likely be liable for the damage they caused to your vehicle. However, when it comes ...

06.21.2018
Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Summer

Now that summer is here, it is important to remember to be cautious and safe whenever you go for a swim in a pool with your family and friends. During the months of summer, drowning deaths increase throughout the country. In fact, more than 3,700 ...

06.06.2018
Brain Injury & Memory Loss Explained

One symptom that people commonly experience after a brain injury is memory loss or difficulty retaining memories. Our ability to remember things is far more complicated than most people think. Often, we speak of our memory in terms of whether it is ...

06.01.2018
10 Tips to Help You Avoid Car Accidents

Many people have a car that they use to get to work, go shopping, or visit their friends and family. While driving around town is a convenient way to travel, cars can still be dangerous, which is why it is important to be cautious of any hazards that ...

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 ...

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