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Drowsy Driving is Impaired Driving

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2017
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We all know that driving while drunk or under the influence of drugs can be extremely dangerous and life-threatening, but driving impaired in any way can lead to accidents and injuries. Even if you are completely sober when you get behind the wheel, driving when drowsy can be almost as bad. Drowsy driving usually begins innocent enough, but if you haven’t logged enough sleep hours and especially if you’ve spent too much time behind the wheel, an accident can happen. […]

Legal Rights and Compensation for Medical Misdiagnosis

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2017
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Whenever we see a doctor or other medical professional, we expect to receive adequate care for our illnesses or injuries. Unfortunately, medical mistakes can happen. If a medical professional is negligent, distracted, or unaware, they may make a diagnostic error. In some cases, these errors can have serious consequences. If you or a loved one has been injured because of the misdiagnosis you’ve received from a medical professional, you’ll need to fully understand your legal rights. The personal injury attorneys […]

Pedestrian Deaths, Distracted Driving on the Rise in New York

  • Posted on: Jun 18 2017
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Unfortunately, pedestrian deaths in New York City have been on the rise over the past few years. Whether drivers aren’t paying attention when backing into parking spaces or they’re making illegal turns, the number of people dying from being struck by vehicles is increasing. Pedestrian accidents and deaths are avoidable with the right precautions. However, mistakes can be made and accidents can happen. Here are a few things you need to know if you or someone you love is injured […]

The Legal Responsibility of Nursing Homes

  • Posted on: Apr 24 2017
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Sending an elderly loved one to a nursing home is never an easy decision, but it is sometimes necessary. Although when we make that choice, we hope they get the care they need from professional nurses and caregivers. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Whether intentional or not, medication errors are all too common within nursing homes. Nurses and nursing home employees may improperly provide medication or they may not monitor taking of medications correctly, which can cause serious harm […]

Consult a New York Attorney Following a Motor Vehicle Accident

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2017
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Getting into a car accident can be a scary and overwhelming experience. If you or a passenger has been seriously injured because of the accident in the New York area, it can feel even more devastating. You’re left feeing vulnerable, unsure, and confused — all while you’re being hounded by insurance providers expecting you to make a statement about the accident. A professional personal injury attorney can help you through this difficult time. From ensuring you get the compensation you […]

Proposed Laws Call for Improved NYC Construction Regulations

  • Posted on: Mar 18 2017
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It seems like the construction is never ending in New York City. With round the clock construction, the city is no stranger to construction accidents and mistakes that can lead to serious injury – and sometimes even death. In an effort to reduce the number of accidents occurring at New York City construction sites, there are new rules and regulations to improve construction safety. With better safety procedures, construction workers may experience fewer injuries. What Changes Are Being Made? There are […]

Pain and Suffering Damages Explainer

  • Posted on: Mar 8 2017
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Receiving compensation after a personal injury can help you get back on your feet and recover appropriately without needing to worry about getting back to work or paying your medical bills. In most situations, you will receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and lost future earnings, but many people wonder whether or not they can ask for additional compensation for pain and suffering via a personal injury legal case. Pain and suffering is not normally awarded in a personal […]

New York City Toxic Tort Personal Injury Cases

  • Posted on: Feb 27 2017
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A toxic tort personal injury case is one of the most complicated personal injury claims to prove. Unlike a slip and fall accident or a car accident, a toxic tort personal injury case doesn’t have a clear series of events that led to the accident. Instead, the damage is done over an extended period of time, often growing slowly until it becomes a problem. In order to win a toxic tort case, you need to understand the ins and outs […]

New York Personal Injury Regulations

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2017
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If you’ve been injured in the state of New York, you’re probably hoping to file a personal injury claim to retrieve some compensation. While many people can benefit from pursuing a legitimate personal injury claim, there are some laws you need to understand to fully comply with New York City personal injury regulations. Before you begin your claim, keep in mind the following laws and statutory rules. Statute of Limitations After the injury, you only have a certain amount of […]

Held & Hines’ LLP Expands Into Larger Manhattan Office

On January 1, 2017, just three (3) years after opening their first Manhattan Office, the Law Firm of Held & Hines, LLP has expanded once again moving into a larger Manhattan office space. The new law office, with over 7000 square feet, is conveniently located at 370 Lexington Avenue (corner of 41st Street), Suite 800, New York, New York, just one (1) block from Grand Central Station. With triple the size, the latest technology, great staff and multiple conference rooms, […]

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