If you are injured in an accident, you may be left feeling overwhelmed and not sure what you should do next. Of course, different types of accidents can lead to different injuries. That being said, the type of accident an individual was injured in may also be an indicator of how serious an injury may be. For example, a fall from a couple of steps can result in a minor injury, while falling down an entire flight of[...]
What are independent medical examinations?
When a person gets into an accident that causes them to become injured due to the negligence of another party, they may want to bring a lawsuit. A personal injury lawsuit can allow you to collect damages for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you are bringing a lawsuit against a negligent party, you should be aware of the different steps that need to be taken in order to have a successful suit. One[...]
Christmas Tree Safety in Apartments
With Christmas just around the corner, it is important to make sure that anyone with a real Christmas tree in a New York CIty apartment takes safety precautions to avoid a fire from starting. Between 2011 and 2015, there were an average of 200 fires related to Christmas trees, according to the National Fire Prevention Association. Of course, there are many ways in which an individual can make sure that their Christmas tree does not ignite in flames.[...]
Will I be monitored by the insurance company after being injured?
When a person is injured in an accident, they may consider filing a personal injury lawsuit against the party that caused their injury. During the course of the lawsuit, the insurance company may actually monitor the injured person as they go about their daily life to ensure that they are truly as injured as they claim to be in the lawsuit. The insurance company is a for-profit organization and if they find any reason at all to pay[...]
Firefighters have a very important job and we rely on them to keep us safe. That being said, working as a firefighter is a very dangerous job and there is a high chance for an on-the-job injury. Unfortunately, firefighters are not eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in New York City. When firefighters do become injured, they may wonder where to turn for assistance. Luckily, not all hope is lost. In New York City, injured firefighters have two options[...]
The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny is excited to announce that our firm has been nominated and accepted for the 2017 American Institution of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firm for Client Satisfaction. This award is based on client and peer nominations, as well as further research and evaluation by the AIOPIA. We are honored to be chosen for this prestigious award and would like to thank our peers and clients for their continuous[...]
Documents Necessary at Consultation
When an individual is injured due to the negligence of another party, it is important that they meet with an experienced personal injury attorney to discuss their options. At the initial consultation, the attorney will be able to listen to what happened and how the accident impacted your life. In addition, the attorney will be able to inform you as to whether or not you may have a valid personal injury lawsuit. A successful lawsuit can allow individuals[...]