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Steps to Take When Considering a Wrongful Death Claim

  • Posted on: Jun 29 2018
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A wrongful death claim is usually filed by family members of a deceased person whose death may have been caused by the unjust actions of another. If your loved one has recently died as a result of reckless behavior, negligence or intentional harm, or if a hazardous/poisonous product on the market has directly contributed to your relative’s death, you may be considering filing a wrongful death claim. Acts that directly lead to the death of a person may all be […]

How to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2018
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A personal injury lawyer represents clients who have been injured through the negligence or wrongful conduct of others. These types of lawyers often work under a contingency fee, meaning that they collect an attorney fee only if they successfully recover money for their clients. Thanks to this, hiring a personal injury attorney is not just for the wealthy; anyone can do it. Often, many people will not take responsibility for their actions, and insurance companies profit from under-compensating15 injury victims. […]

What is the Value of a Personal Injury Settlement?

  • Posted on: May 15 2018
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A settlement is usually made at the end of a successful personal injury case. But how much could the settlement be? Read on to find out. When a skilled attorney has successfully argued out your case and it’s time for the legally responsible party to make monetary payments to the injured person, one wonders what would be the worth of this settlement. Parties may negotiate a settlement and the damages that will be awarded. Alternatively, a judge or a jury […]

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, […]

All You Need to Know about Personal Injury Case

  • Posted on: May 1 2018
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Legally speaking, personal injury refers to harm to one’s mind, emotions or physical body. Read on to learn more about the personal injury law. A personal injury case is when one person is physically, emotionally or mentally injured, and there is a party (parties) which may be legally responsible for the harm. Through civil court proceedings, the personal injury case intends to find others at fault. Besides the dispute being settled through a court judgment, the personal injury case may […]

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 […]

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