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11.27.2018
5 Common Causes of Winter Car Accidents

The holidays are a time to celebrate with family and friends by eating delicious meals, giving and receiving gifts, as well as going on long trips. Unfortunately, the winter season is also filled with car accidents. According to the National Center ...

11.20.2018
Should I Still See My Doctor After a Minor Car Accident?

If you have been involved in a minor car accident and didn’t suffer any serious injuries, it is imperative to still see a doctor afterward. However, most people don’t think it is such a big deal and are reluctant to seek medical ...

11.13.2018
4 Types of Injuries Not Covered By Workers' Compensation

If you are injured during work hours, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits to pay for your medical bills and compensate you for missing time from work recovering from the injury. Even if you caused the workplace accident, you ...

11.06.2018
The 4 Dangers of Driving in the Dark

Now that the fall season has arrived, many people will find themselves spending more time driving after sundown. However, night driving presents various hazards that result in car accidents, injuries, and even fatalities. According to the National ...

10.30.2018
How to Take Photos After a Car Accident

A car accident can be a frightening, confusing, and stressful situation, especially if you suffered an injury. Although the aftermath of the crash scene can be chaotic and overwhelming, it is important to remain calm and focused on taking the right ...

10.23.2018
Why Was My Workers' Compensation Claim Denied?

New York’s workers’ compensation system allows employees who suffer injuries in a workplace accident to obtain benefits to pay for medical expenses and lost wages so they can recover. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for employers and ...

10.16.2018
Are Personal Injury Awards Divided in a New York Divorce?

People can suffer an immense amount of emotional pain during a divorce; however, suffering an injury caused by a negligent party can result in physical pain. When one spouse recovers financial compensation from a personal injury lawsuit while still ...

10.09.2018
6 Mistakes People Commonly Make After a Car Crash

While car accidents happen every single day, many people are never prepared once they experience on for themselves. They commit mistakes that significantly harm their efforts toward recovering a maximum settlement for their injuries and property ...

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 ...

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