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What Is the Lifetime Cost of Living with a Spinal Cord Injury?

What Is the Lifetime Cost of Living with a Spinal Cord Injury?

It should come as no surprise that living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) is expensive. Beyond the obvious costs like medical equipment and physical therapy, families caring for someone with an SCI must account for home modifications, accessible vehicles, adaptive sports equipment, and mental health counseling. Fortunately, you may not have to cover these expenses out of pocket. If you or your loved one suffered an SCI because of another person’s negligence, the liable party might be[...]

3 FAQs About Filing a Brain Injury Claim After a Motorcycle Accident  

3 FAQs About Filing a Brain Injury Claim After a Motorcycle Accident  

It goes without saying that motorcyclists are incredibly vulnerable to serious injuries and death in the event of a crash. Even those who wear adequate safety gear are at risk of sustaining debilitating injuries in forceful impacts and high-speed collisions. Brain injuries are especially common among motorcyclists involved in wrecks, but many of them are preventable. Proper helmets are approximately 37 percent effective at preventing fatalities and roughly 67 percent effective at preventing brain injuries in motorcycle crashes.[...]

What should I do if I’m bitten by a dog?

What should I do if I’m bitten by a dog?

Dogs can cause serious harm to a person. Though many canines are part of the family and great additions to the home, some dogs are trained improperly or not at all. These dogs cannot be solely blamed for their actions. Negligent or abusive dog owners are to blame for a dog that is aggressive or unruly. These unfortunate cases lead to trouble. Many dogs have powerful jaws that can rip flesh, damage nerves and tendons, and leave a[...]

What is Loss of Consortium?

What is Loss of Consortium?

Loss of consortium is a cause of action that may be available to family member of a person who was injured or killed as the result of wrongful acts of another person. Historically, this claim is mainly available to an individual who loses a spouse. However, courts have recently relaxed this requirement and may permit partners to file a lawsuit asserting a claim for loss of consortium. In addition, in some jurisdictions, may allow this claim to be[...]

How Dog Owners may Claim they’re not Liable for a Bite

How Dog Owners may Claim they’re not Liable for a Bite

Dogs are man's best friend, right? Many New Yorkers consider dogs to be part of their families and for the most part, they are loving animals and they can be huge parts of our lives. However, because of the deep connection that many people feel with their family dogs, it can be easy to forget that deep down, dogs can be dangerous animals that can cause serious injuries if they attack. A dog bites you, you go to[...]

Municipal Liability Claims: Suing New York

Municipal Liability Claims: Suing New York

If handled properly, suing a municipal government can yield very lucrative verdicts and settlements whether it’s a city, county or state! However, lawsuits against municipal defendants must be handled with special care because of various obstacles that exist in order to make the task of suing a municipality especially tricky and sometimes difficult. One major difference between a municipal personal injury lawsuit and most other personal injury cases is the need to file a "Notice of Claim" in[...]

Apartment Fire Cases in New York City, Who is Responsible?

Apartment Fire Cases in New York City, Who is Responsible?

Too often we see fires consume apartments throughout our city, many times there are injuries and too often these apartment fires cause fatalities. Apartment building fires pose a tremendous risk not only to the residents of the buildings but also to the firefighters and other emergency workers who respond to them. At the Law Office of Richard Kenny, our attorneys and staff have decades and countless cases of experience handling personal injury claims from fires for both NYC[...]

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When is My Landlord Responsible for an Apartment Accident?
When you find the perfect place to call home after months of searching, an apartment accident can flip your life upside down. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence that many… Read More
Can I Sue for a Slip and Fall in a Hospital in NYC?
Hospitals are notorious for being uncomfortable places, as many only go when they or a loved one are sick or injured. As such, when you're in the hospital as a… Read More
What Should I Do to Heal from My Slip and Fall?
You may have never asked to be put in a position where you would slip and fall on a negligent party's premises. And yet, you may be suffering the long-term… Read More
What Happens if I Slip and Fall on a Wet Floor?
You should not blame your clumsiness for having slipped and fallen on a wet floor but rather blame a negligent property owner. Read on to discover what happens if you… Read More
What Are the Most Common Causes of Escalator Accidents?
In the bustling metropolis of New York City, escalators are a common sight, offering convenience in public transportation hubs, shopping malls, office buildings, and more. However, with their widespread use… Read More
What Is the Statute of Limitations for Premises Liability Claims in NYS?
If you were recently injured due to dangerous property conditions, you're most likely now pursuing financial compensation to help you deal with the damages you've incurred as a result of… Read More
When is My Landlord Responsible for an Apartment Accident?
When you find the perfect place to call home after months of searching, an apartment accident can flip your life upside down. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence that many… Read More
Can I Sue for a Slip and Fall in a Hospital in NYC?
Hospitals are notorious for being uncomfortable places, as many only go when they or a loved one are sick or injured. As such, when you're in the hospital as a… Read More
What Should I Do to Heal from My Slip and Fall?
You may have never asked to be put in a position where you would slip and fall on a negligent party's premises. And yet, you may be suffering the long-term… Read More
What Happens if I Slip and Fall on a Wet Floor?
You should not blame your clumsiness for having slipped and fallen on a wet floor but rather blame a negligent property owner. Read on to discover what happens if you… Read More
What Are the Most Common Causes of Escalator Accidents?
In the bustling metropolis of New York City, escalators are a common sight, offering convenience in public transportation hubs, shopping malls, office buildings, and more. However, with their widespread use… Read More
What Is the Statute of Limitations for Premises Liability Claims in NYS?
If you were recently injured due to dangerous property conditions, you're most likely now pursuing financial compensation to help you deal with the damages you've incurred as a result of… Read More

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