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5 Leading Causes of Large Truck Accidents

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5 Leading Causes of Large Truck Accidents

5 Leading Causes of Large Truck Accidents

Considering the sheer number of miles traveled by commercial drivers and the many dangers they encounter while on the road, it should come as no surprise that large truck accidents are relatively common. In fact, more than 4,300 people died in these crashes in 2016 alone. Passenger vehicle occupants are especially vulnerable in such wrecks because their cars are no match for massive tractor-trailers. To reduce your risk, it’s a good idea to learn the most common causes[...]

The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny Honored as 2019 AIOPIA’S 10 Best Law Firm in New York For Client Satisfaction

The Law Office of Richard M. Kenny Honored as 2019 AIOPIA’S 10 Best Law Firm in New York For Client Satisfaction

Press Release The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of New York’s Personal Injury Law Firm, Law Office of Richard M. Kenny as 2019 10 Best Personal Injury Law Firm for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys is a third-party attorney rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Personal Injury attorneys in each state. Attorneys who are selected to the "10 Best" list must pass AIOPIA's[...]

Wrongful Death Accidents in New York

Wrongful Death Accidents in New York

One of the most tragic things that can happen in an individual’s life is losing a loved one. This is especially the case in the event of an unexpected and abrupt wrongful death. Wrongful death is when a death happens as a result of another person’s misconduct. When this occurs, families often seek justice and necessary financial assistance for the life that was lost. With the help of an experienced attorney, they are able to seek the due[...]

Deadlines for Filing Personal Injury Lawsuits in New York

Deadlines for Filing Personal Injury Lawsuits in New York

If you were injured in an accident that someone else caused, you may be entitled to compensation for any income you’ve lost, medical bills you’ve incurred, and other damages arising from the incident. For your case to be successful, you’ll need strong evidence to prove liability and damages, and if a settlement cannot be reached, you’ll have to file your lawsuit before the statute of limitations has passed. A statute of limitations is a statute that prescribes a[...]

Workplace Accidents in New York

Workplace Accidents in New York

When people go to work every day, they expect to go through their same, usual routine. Most do not typically think about what would happen if they were to be injured in an accident at work. Regardless of what an individual does for a living, there is always the possibility of an accident happening at work. In the event that an accident does occur, employees should feel a sense of comfort knowing that workers’ compensation is available to[...]

What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice

What You Should (and Shouldn’t) Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice

Doctors and other medical professionals have a duty to use accepted standards of care when diagnosing and treating patients. Unfortunately, negligence is alarmingly common in hospitals, nursing homes, and other clinical settings. If you or someone you love was harmed due to medical malpractice—whether it was a misdiagnosis, late diagnosis, prescription mistake, or another error—you may be entitled to compensation for all resulting damages. There are certain steps you should take and mistakes you must avoid to give[...]

Elevator & Escalator Accidents in New York City

Elevator & Escalator Accidents in New York City

New York City is filled with massive skyscrapers on almost every street. Because these buildings are so tall, they require several elevators and escalators to help people get from one floor to floor. Many people use elevators and escalators every day. Most do not think of these machines as dangerous, however, accidents can happen if they malfunction. This can happen if they are not properly created or maintained by those who are obligated to do so. If an[...]

How Common Are Concussions in the United States?

How Common Are Concussions in the United States?

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) that temporarily affects cognitive function. Those who sustain multiple concussions can experience cumulative damage, though, which may have permanent consequences. Concussions are usually the result of a blow to the head; however, they can also be caused by explosive blasts and the violent shaking of the upper body. Depending on the circumstances, a minor TBI may not actually cause loss of consciousness. Because the symptoms can be subtle, victims[...]

Hotel Accidents in New York City

Hotel Accidents in New York City

New York City is the biggest city in the United States. It also one of the most popular cities in the world. It is because of this that it attracts millions of people from around the world every year. To accommodate tourists, there are hundreds of hotels throughout the city for guests to stay during their visit. When people come to stay at a hotel, they trust that it will be safe. However, accidents can happen in a[...]

How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

How Much Is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

If you intend to file a personal injury claim or if you’ve already started the process, you’re probably wondering how much compensation you may be able to recover. Because each case is unique, calculating a fair settlement amount requires a thorough investigation and a careful review of the relevant evidence. Although there’s no simple formula for estimating the potential value of your claim, you might find it helpful to know the factors that could influence the settlement calculations.[...]

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When someone is injured on the job, they are often unsure of where to turn, as they require compensation to heal, but they do not want to sue their employer.… Read More
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Many people consider mass transit to be safe and dependable. However, there are times where bus and train accidents can occur. These accidents are also known as mass transit accidents.… Read More
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Stairwell Accidents in the Bronx | What You Should Know
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