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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in New York?

Losing a loved one is always devastating, but it can be especially painful if the death was entirely preventable. This is a tragic reality faced by thousands of families every single year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were nearly 150,000 unintentional injury deaths in 2015 alone. Fortunately, under New York’s [...]

2018-06-22T14:50:47+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in New York?

Motorcycle Safety

The freedom of a motorcycle cannot be understated. The open road..... the wind beating against your face...... the multitude of choices. New York is home to some of the greatest roads in America. From farmlands to turning mountain roads, a biker is free to enjoy the plethora of scenes.  Warm weather brings out many of [...]

2018-06-15T12:00:28+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Blog, Motorcycle Accidents|Comments Off on Motorcycle Safety

What is the difference between personal injury claims and wrongful death claims?

Personal injury claims and wrongful death claims are two types of tort cases that arise when a person is injured or dies due to the negligence or intentional act of another person, company, or other entity. In strict liability cases, negligence or intent is not required to bring a personal injury or wrongful death claim. [...]

2018-06-14T09:32:34+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Blog, Serious Injury|Comments Off on What is the difference between personal injury claims and wrongful death claims?

What Is “Black Box” Data and How Can It Strengthen My Truck Accident Claim?

The state of New York follows a “no-fault” insurance system, which means motorists typically turn to their own insurance providers for compensation after a truck accident, regardless of whether they were responsible for the crash. If you sustained severe injuries, though, the costs associated with treating them will be extensive and could exceed the limits [...]

2018-06-14T09:25:19+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What Is “Black Box” Data and How Can It Strengthen My Truck Accident Claim?

Product Defects in New York City

When a consumer makes a purchase, they typically assume that the product they are buying is reasonably safe for consumer use. The public puts a huge amount of trust into the companies that make our everyday products and hopes that the company ensures the safety of these products. Unfortunately, when a designer or manufacturer fails [...]

2018-06-08T07:02:49+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Product Defects in New York City

5 Steps to Take After a Pedestrian Accident

Because of the sheer number of people in New York and the constant congestion at virtually every intersection, the city has a fairly high rate of pedestrian accidents. According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, for example, there were nearly 500 pedestrian fatalities in the city between 2012 and 2014 [...]

2018-06-06T08:56:47+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Steps to Take After a Pedestrian Accident

3 FAQs About Truck Accidents Caused by Fatigue

The dangers of getting behind the wheel while under the influence of drugs or alcohol are obvious, but people rarely consider themselves unable to drive if they are sleep deprived. In reality, though, drowsy driving can be just as risky as drunk driving. According to the National Sleep Foundation, lack of sleep has similar effects [...]

2018-06-06T08:48:36+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Blog, Truck Accidents|Comments Off on 3 FAQs About Truck Accidents Caused by Fatigue

NYC Statutes of Limitations

When an individual in New York City becomes injured due to the negligence of another party, they may suffer significant burdens that are both financial and nonfinancial in nature. Of course, when this happens, they may want to pursue legal options in an effort to recover compensation. One of the most important things that an individual [...]

2018-06-01T14:13:14+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on NYC Statutes of Limitations

FAQs About Bicycle Accident Wrongful Death Claims in New York

Riding a bike is a healthy and convenient way to skirt New York City traffic, but it still poses certain risks. Because of these dangers, which include serious injury and even death, the state of New York has implemented laws to protect cyclists.   For example, all bicyclists who are younger than 14 years old [...]

2018-05-29T11:30:22+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Bicycle Accidents, Blog|Comments Off on FAQs About Bicycle Accident Wrongful Death Claims in New York

NYC Physician Errors

Medical professionals in New York City are some of the best in the world. When people are suffering from a serious health problem, they often come to doctors in the city for treatment. When a medical professional in New York City deviates from the standard of care that they are expected to provide, a patient [...]

2018-05-30T08:02:17+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on NYC Physician Errors