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Personal Injury Settlement Tax Laws and Exceptions

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2016
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When you and your personal injury attorney are attempting to come to a settlement for your case, you’re probably being thrown dozens of numbers. While they all may sound like a great settlement amount, you’re probably not considering how much of that money will actually end up in your pocket. After you pay your lawyer their fee, your personal injury settlement may still be taxable. When Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable? If you are receiving monetary compensation from a […]


Securing Compensation Following a Motor Vehicle Accident

  • Posted on: Nov 9 2016
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Anyone who has ever been in a motor vehicle accident knows the level of fear and stress that comes after. Between needing to make repairs on your vehicle, receiving medical treatment for your injuries, and wondering how you are possibly going to pay for all the damages can leave you with your head spinning. But if you feel like your situation is getting out of control, you may want to consider hiring a personal injury attorney. How Can a Personal […]


Requirements for a Legitimate Slip and Fall Lawsuit

  • Posted on: Oct 16 2016
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Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common personal injury accidents. As a “premise liability” case, slip and fall accidents generally happen when a property owner is negligent or otherwise does not take the proper care and maintenance of their home and the surrounding area. But simply falling at someone else’s home does not constitute a slip and fall case. In order for you to truly have a personal injury slip and fall claim, you need to meet […]


Held & Hines Attorneys Help Plaintiffs Secure Compensation They Deserve

  • Posted on: Oct 6 2016
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Construction accidents can happen. As a dangerous job with serious equipment and risks, it isn’t uncommon to hear about a construction worker experiencing an accident. But when an accident does happen to you or a loved one, you deserve to get the compensation you deserve from the lawsuit. To ensure your legal case goes as smoothly as possible and ends in your favor, you’ll want to hire the right legal representation. At Held & Hines LLP, we have the experience, […]


Personal Injury Law Basics

  • Posted on: Sep 18 2016
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Personal injury law encompasses many different things. From medical malpractice to car accidents, personal injury law can be difficult to understand because of how many kinds of cases it can include. The common string that ties personal injury cases together is that they each involve an accident caused by the negligence or fault of another individual. Whether or not the responsible party had intended on causing harm does not matter. If you believe you have a personal injury case, the […]


Child Passenger Safety Week 2016

  • Posted on: Sep 5 2016
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With Child Passenger Safety Week quickly approaching, we’re taking some extra precautions to alert parents, babysitters, grandparents, and any other individual who may be driving with children in the care about the correct way a child should ride. Between September 18th and September 24th, Child Passenger Safety Week will be working to boost awareness of the number of child deaths or injuries in automobile accidents. The Reality of Automobile Accidents Automobile accidents can be dangerous for anyone, but for children […]


Personal Injury Law Myths & Misconceptions

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2016
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If you’ve recently been injured at the fault of someone else, don’t let the thought of filing a personal injury case deter you from seeking justice. With the compensation you receive from a personal injury case, you may be able to cover the lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering damages sustained from your injury. Unfortunately, personal injury law is still widely misunderstood. The experienced attorneys of Held & Hines LLP address a few of the most common misconceptions […]


Personal Injury Settlement and Taxes in New York

  • Posted on: Aug 10 2016
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If you’re entering into a personal injury lawsuit in New York City, you’re probably going to seek compensation for lost wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and emotional distress. But as you work to figure out how much money you should seek on each of these claims, you’ll want to account for whether or not it will be taxed. So, how do you know if your settlement is subject to taxation? When your New York City personal injury settlement isn’t […]


Drug Litigation Law Insights

  • Posted on: Jul 31 2016
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The Food and Drug Administration regulates and approves the hundreds of new (FDA-approved) drugs released each year, many people are alarmed when they learn that some of these approved drugs cause horrible side effects, injury, or even death. By Law, Drug Manufacturers are Liable for Damages Regardless of the level of harm these drugs cause, the drug manufacturers are strictly liable for injuries if the product they sell is defective or unreasonably dangerous. Another shocking aspect of this area of […]


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