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What Does New York Consider a Serious Injury?

One of the key points of a personal injury case is showing that you have sustained serious injury and will be unable to work for a period of time while you recover. In some cases, it even involves showing that you will never be able to work again. But what constitutes a “serious injury” in the state of New York? It’s vital that you understand the legal definition of this term before you get to court. You Cannot Perform Basic […]

  • Posted on: May 31 2019
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I Lost My Case – What Do I Need to Do to Win the Appeal?

If you’ve lost a personal injury case, you may have resigned yourself to paying out of pocket for all of your medical costs and other expenses. However, you always have the option to appeal the case. If you’re going to appeal, though, you need to approach the case differently. You’ve lost the case once, you don’t want to lose the appeal. That means coming up with a different strategy or approaching things from a new angle. Here are a few […]

  • Posted on: May 15 2019
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How Do I Defend Myself from Losing an Auto Accident Case?

Getting involved in an auto accident is stressful. If you’re being attacked and told you were the at-fault driver when you know you weren’t, it can be even worse. Some auto accidents are very open and close—it’s clear who was in the wrong. Others, however, aren’t, and that’s when a motor vehicle accident attorney is a necessity. However, even with the best attorney, there are still ways you can lose your case. You may not even realize what you’ve done […]

  • Posted on: Feb 1 2019
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What is a Bad Faith Claim?

If you’ve ever filed a claim with your insurance company, you expected they would honor that claim. To do otherwise would seem illegal, and it is. If you make a claim and the company you’re working with refuse to honor the contract you have with them, you have the foundation for a bad faith claim. Your insurance company has a duty to work with you fairly and honestly. When they do not, you should take action. What Constitutes “Bad Faith”? […]

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2018
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Top 3 Myths about Personal Injury Cases

Do you believe you have a personal injury case? If so, you may assume you have this case because you believe one or more of the different myths out there about personal injury lawsuits. There are many misconceptions about these lawsuits, which is why it’s important that you know what’s true and what’s simply a myth or misinformation. Here are three of these myths that many people believe, but simply aren’t true. Myth 1: You’ll Walk Away with a Lot […]

  • Posted on: Nov 28 2018
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Do I Have a Wrongful Death Case?

Do you believe that a loved one has died due to another person’s actions or negligence? If so, you may have a wrongful death case. However, before you file a wrongful death lawsuit, you’ll want to make certain that you have a strong case. Talking to an attorney who specializes in these cases is necessary before you go to court, but before you do that, it’s a good idea to know if you even have a case. Here are some […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2018
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Social Media and Personal Injury – What Not to Do

When you’re dealing with anything major in your life, you may be tempted to post about it on social media. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media sites keep us connected and allow us to share what’s going on in our lives. But while you’re sharing with friends and family, you may also be sharing with many other people, and that’s not always a good idea. This is especially true if you’re in the middle of a personal injury case. […]

  • Posted on: Oct 31 2018
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Are You Responsible if Someone is Hurt at Your House?

If someone gets hurt at your house, your business, or any other property you own, you can be legally responsible for their injury. However, it’s not quite as simple as that. Someone may get hurt in an accident at your home yet not be your fault. Premises liability does not mean you are legally responsible for every single thing that happens in your home. That’s why it’s very important for you to know what your legal responsibilities are. Who Got […]

  • Posted on: Oct 18 2018
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Can I Sue the City of New York if I’m Injured While Walking Near Road Construction?

If you were injured while walking near road construction, you may need to sue to receive the compensation you’re owed. But who do you sue? Your first inclination is likely the construction crew, but you may also want to consider suing the city of New York. Suing a city for personal injury isn’t as simple as suing a business or person, but it can be done. The process is, however, longer and more complex. Make a Notice of Claim Before […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2018
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I Was Bitten by a Dog – Can I Sue?

If you’ve been bitten by a dog, the first thing you likely focus on is cleaning the wound and getting it bandaged up. If it’s a fairly minor bite, that may be the end of it. However, if it’s more serious, especially if you had to go to the emergency room for care, your next through should be on whether or not you want to pursue legal action against the dog’s owner. Can You Sue? Yes, in New York you […]

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2018
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