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Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in New York

In the state of New York, patients who receive substandard care may be able to recover compensation by filing a medical malpractice claim. There are, however, strict deadlines for bringing these cases to court if a settlement cannot be reached. These deadlines are prescribed in the statutes of limitations. These time limits exist for several [...]

2019-06-14T15:06:16+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in New York

Statute of Limitations for Personal Injuries in New York

When individuals are injured as a result of another party’s negligence, they sometimes consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. A personal injury case is a civil action that exists to hold a negligent party responsible for injuries that happened as a result. Sometimes, people may hesitate to bring a lawsuit against another party for a [...]

2019-06-13T16:21:56+00:00 June 13th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Statute of Limitations for Personal Injuries in New York

What is Workers’ Compensation?

People go to work every day with the expectation that it will be similar to the day before. They plan to go through their usual routine and go home at the end of the day. Unfortunately, there is always a degree of risk at the workplace for an accident to happen. It is also possible [...]

2019-06-12T15:05:36+00:00 June 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What is Workers’ Compensation?

Role of Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases

Unlike other types of personal injury cases, such as car accident and dog bite claims, medical malpractice cases almost always involve a medical expert. Your attorney might bring in a specialist to assess the evidence, provide deposition, and perhaps testify at trial. An economic expert may also be retained to provide deposition and/or testimony regarding [...]

2019-06-11T08:58:54+00:00 June 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Role of Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases

Who is Liable for a Dog Bite in New York?

Often times, people love their dogs so much that they are considered a member of the family. Through living in the same home and interacting every day, the animal can become a huge part of people’s lives. Part of being a dog owner is teaching them how to act on a regular basis and around [...]

2019-06-12T08:53:02+00:00 June 6th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Who is Liable for a Dog Bite in New York?

Proving Negligence in a New York Personal Injury Case

A personal injury accident is when someone is injured or dies due to the negligence of another party. These accidents have the power to impact a person for the rest of their life. Because of this, those who are injured in accidents due to negligence can hold that party responsible for their behavior. They can [...]

2019-06-05T09:38:38+00:00 June 5th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Proving Negligence in a New York Personal Injury Case

How Comparative Negligence Laws Affect Personal Injury Cases

If you intend to bring a personal injury or wrongful death claim, there are many factors that could affect the potential value of your case. If it turns out that you or your deceased family member was partially liable for the accident, the final settlement or verdict might be reduced. New York follows a pure [...]

2019-06-03T08:34:47+00:00 June 3rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Comparative Negligence Laws Affect Personal Injury Cases

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 [...]

2019-05-30T09:31:41+00:00 May 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What to do After a Pedestrian Accident 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 [...]

2019-05-24T11:14:02+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Birth Injuries in New York

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 [...]

2019-05-21T08:37:07+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?