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Held & Hines Wins Another Appeal Against Boies Schiller & Extell Development

Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I. L.P. Annotate this Case Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I. L.P. 2018 NY Slip Op 03430 Decided on May 10, 2018 Appellate Division, First Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports. Decided on May 10, 2018 Richter, J.P., Manzanet-Daniels, Webber, Oing, Moulton, JJ. 6502 114073/09 [*1]Kelly Coffey, Plaintiff-Respondent, v CRP/Extell Parcel I. L.P., et […]


Held & Hines Wins Another Appeal On Mechanic’s Lien and Attorney’s Fees

Wang Jia v Kang Annotate this Case Wang Jia v Kang 2018 NY Slip Op 03317 Decided on May 8, 2018 Appellate Division, First Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports. Decided on May 8, 2018 Sweeny, J.P., Renwick, Mazzarelli, Gesmer, Singh, JJ. 104059/11 6477 6476 [*1]Wang Jia, Plaintiff-Appellant, v Edward Kang also known as Chih Shien Kang, […]


Social Media Oversharing During New York Lawsuits

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2018
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Social media is a great way to stay in touch and share information about our days. However, saying too much has been known to get some people into trouble. If you’re not smart about what you’re posting on social, you may find that it comes back to bite you. This is particularly true in personal injury cases. Most people aren’t aware of how their social media might influence a personal injury case. Let’s take a look at how poor social […]


Preventing Swimming Pool Accidents & Personal Injury Lawsuits

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2018
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With summer on its way, it’s time for some warm-weather fun. However, backyard pools can cause accidents that lead to personal injury lawsuits if you’re not careful. From slips and falls to drowning accidents, not having a monitored pool can cause serious injuries to family, friends, and guests. To help you avoid an accident or injury this summer, here are some of the biggest causes of swimming pool accidents – and what you can do to prevent them. 1. Have […]


New York Construction Accidents

  • Posted on: Mar 28 2018
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In a city as big as New York City, it can be impossible to get through the day without running into at least one construction zone. While these areas are usually safe to pass by, accidents can happen. If you’ve been injured due to a New York construction accident, you may have a personal injury case to pursue. Construction workers are injured at an alarming rate. With one in every ten construction workers sustaining an injury every year, it’s important […]


FAQs for New York Personal Injury Cases

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2018
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I’ve you’ve been injured due to the fault or neglect of another individual, you’re probably wondering if you have a personal injury case. While a personal injury case can help you get compensation for medical bills, treatment, and other expenses related to your injury, not every injury will qualify as a personal injury case. To help you determine whether or not you have a personal injury case, here are a few frequently asked questions you may have. What kinds of […]


Common Types of New York Personal Injury Cases

  • Posted on: Feb 28 2018
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Injuries can happen every day. Even if you’re trying to be careful, you may become hurt due to the negligence or mistake of another individual. In these cases, you may have a personal injury claim. There are a number of different kinds of personal injury claims. Let’s take a look at a few of the most common. Slip and Fall Accidents Slipping or tripping and falling is a fairly common type of personal injury case. These occur when property is […]


Proving Your Personal Injury Case

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2018
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A personal injury case can help you get compensation for injuries and medical bills that have been caused by another individual. However, not every injury will be considered a personal injury case. In order to get compensation, you must be able to prove your case. Let’s take a look at what actually is considered a personal injury case. What is Personal Injury? A personal injury case is a civil action in which a victim seeks damages for injuries. In a […]


How the NY Driver Protection Act Helps Secure Compensation for the Injured

  • Posted on: Jan 18 2018
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Motor vehicle accidents happen all the time. From fender-benders to serious collisions, auto accidents can leave you or a loved one with serious injuries. However, if you’re not at fault for the accident, you may want to file a personal injury claim to receive compensation from your time away from work or medical bills. Unfortunately, if you’re in an accident with someone without insurance or without enough insurance, you may be unable to get all the compensation you need to […]


Proving Liability in New York Personal Injury Cases

  • Posted on: Jan 10 2018
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Whenever you’ve been injured due to the fault or neglect of another individual, you may want to file a personal injury claim. While a personal injury claim can help you get the compensation you need to cover lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses related to your injury, you need adequate proof to show that person was responsible for your harm. In order to win your personal injury case, you need to prove liability. Let’s take a look at what […]


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