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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 ...

11.16.2017
Important Information for Victims of NYC Taxi Cab Accidents

Since taxi cabs comprise a significant portion of the busy traffic in New York City, accidents involving them are quite common. Some drivers are employed by a taxi company, while some taxis are independently owned, which makes it difficult to ...

11.09.2017
What You Need to Know About NY Dog Bite Cases

In New York, the owner or custodian of a “dangerous dog” is liable for medical costs of any injuries the dog causes to a person, a companion animal, or livestock. A dangerous dog is considered on that attacks and injures someone or ...

10.24.2017
Wintertime Injury Hazards To Be Aware Of

As the days and nights become significantly colder in New York, you may anticipate your favorite holidays, winter sports, and the lovely snowfall. However, the winter season is also associated with a higher rate of accidents and injuries related to ...

10.17.2017
Who Can Be Held Responsible for a Construction Accident?

According to New York’s workplace safety laws, construction site owners and contractors are obligated to abide by various safety regulations to avoid construction accidents and injuries. Keep in mind, these laws do not limit the injured worker ...

10.10.2017
Common Driving Habits That Can Cause Car Accidents

Safe driving requires care and focus. But when we do it so often, we can become overconfident and develop bad habits. Dangerous driving behavior can result in devastating collisions, injuries, and fatalities on the road. The following are several bad ...

09.20.2017
How Big of a Problem Is Drug & Alcohol Use Among Truckers?

We all should avoid driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, but the problem is especially troublesome when it comes to commercial truck drivers. Due to the stress associated with their jobs and the long hours needed to haul tens of thousands ...

09.13.2017
Ways That Truck Accidents Are Different From Car Accidents

All motor vehicle accidents are not created equal. But whether you are involved in a car or truck accident, it is imperative to obtain experienced legal representation from a qualified personal injury attorney to recover your entitled compensation. ...

08.15.2017
Common Causes of Car Accidents

Car accidents can be one of the most overwhelming, frightening and stressful experiences a person could experience in life, especially if it results in substantial damage and severe injuries. What makes these type of situations complicated and highly ...

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