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What to do After a Pedestrian Accident in New York

What to do After a Pedestrian Accident in New York

There are millions of people walking around the state of New York at any given time of the day. As a pedestrian, it is important to always be careful and aware of your surroundings. However, accidents can happen. If a pedestrian is injured by a motor vehicle, the driver can be held responsible for the accident and any injuries that are sustained. When this happens, the pedestrian may be eligible to receive compensation. This is available to cover[...]

Recovering Compensation After a Bike Accident in New York

Recovering Compensation After a Bike Accident in New York

Many people in the state of New York use a bicycle as a method of transportation. This is even more common within New York City. It is always important to be aware of your surroundings, especially when riding a bike. When people ride a bike on the road, it can cause drivers to be distracted and create an unsafe environment for bike riders. In addition to this, poor weather or road conditions can put bikers at risk. These[...]

Birth Injuries in New York

Birth Injuries in New York

During pregnancy, the parents spend their time preparing for the birth of their child. This requires them to do everything they can to prepare to hold a healthy baby. This includes addressing any possible health concerns, as this is the main priority during this time. With these preparations, they can be ready for childbirth in the event of the unexpected. However, it is the unfortunate truth that birth injuries can still happen if a medical professional is not[...]

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

Medical complications can arise even when a doctor provides the highest possible quality of care. As such, just because a treatment wasn’t successful or the patient suffered unexpected side effects doesn’t necessarily mean that medical malpractice has occurred. To prevail in a medical malpractice claim, it must be shown that the defendant breached the duty of care owed to the patient. In other words, the provider or facility must have deviated from the most widely accepted standards of[...]

Types of Liability Cases in New York Personal Injury Cases

Types of Liability Cases in New York Personal Injury Cases

New York is a busy city. Sidewalks are crowded, streets move fast, and construction can be found on almost any corner. Because of this, accidents can happen at any time to anyone. When someone becomes injured as a result of another party’s negligence, it is known as a personal injury accident. When this happens, an injured party may wish to file a claim for a personal injury lawsuit to hold the negligent party responsible. In doing so, it[...]

How to Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Case

How to Prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Case

Negligence is the basis of most personal injury cases. To win a negligence claim, you must prove that the defendant breached a duty of care owed to you, and this breach of duty caused your damages. A duty of care might be express, as it is between healthcare providers and their patients, or it might be implied, as it is between all drivers on the road. Regardless of how the duty of care was established, the burden of[...]

Receiving Compensation in a New York Personal Injury Case

Receiving Compensation in a New York Personal Injury Case

A personal injury accident has the power to detrimentally affect people’s lives. This may be due to a serious injury or even the death of a loved one. When this happens, an injured person or their loved ones may be left with a considerable loss. This may be either a financial loss, a loss of quality of life, or the loss of a person’s life entirely. Injured parties may pursue compensation from the party responsible for the accident[...]

How to Handle the Scene of a Car Accident

How to Handle the Scene of a Car Accident

Getting into a car accident is always a stressful experience. Even minor fender-benders can cause severe anxiety and an adrenaline spike. But it’s important that you keep your cool while at the scene and take certain steps to give your subsequent claim the highest possible chance of success. Here are a few tips for handling the immediate aftermath of a wreck: Call the Police Depending on the circumstances, the other motorists or passengers involved may try to convince[...]

Motorcycle Accidents in New York

Motorcycle Accidents in New York

Many types of vehicles inhabit the road on a daily bases. Generally, motorcycles are the smallest of them. Because of their size, motorcycles are highly susceptible to accidents.  In fact, motorcycles make up 14% of all fatal motor vehicle accidents, according to the New York City Department of Transportation. In addition to their size, motorcycles lack the same protection as other vehicles on the road. Motorcycles accidents can also cause very serious injuries to the riders. This can[...]

Types of Negligence in New York Car Accidents

Types of Negligence in New York Car Accidents

Car accidents can, unfortunately, happen at any time in many ways. Drivers have a responsibility to operate their vehicles safely. However, all drivers are subject to human error. It is possible for a driver to become distracted and take their eyes off the road, leading to an accident. Many dangerous accidents often stem from just a moment of a driver’s negligence. A person’s negligence can often lead to severe accidents and even sometimes death. After an accident, an[...]

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