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Category Archives: Personal Injury

What Damages Can You Seek from an Auto Injury?

Some people believe that when they live in a no-fault state such as New York, there is no way to seek damages in an auto injury. While it is true that your car insurance company is the first place you must turn to for compensation, it doesn’t mean that you can’t pursue a claim against the at-fault driver’s insurance company or even sue them for certain damages. It all depends on the damages you’re seeking and what your injuries are. […]

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2019
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Protecting Yourself from a Dog Bite Case

If your dog bites someone, no matter where it is or the circumstances surrounding the bite, you could be facing a personal injury lawsuit. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re going to have to pay out a large sum of money, but even if you win the case, you may still have a number of fees to cover, plus you may have had to take time off of work or arrange for childcare during the trial. That’s why it’s always […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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What to Look for in a Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve been in an accident and are dealing with a personal injury case, you need to make certain you have the right attorney on your side. Personal injury cases can be very complicated, and without someone who is experienced and knowledgeable in this area of the law, you may not walk away with the compensation you’re due. But how do you know which personal injury attorneys are the best? Here are a few things to look for when talking […]

  • Posted on: Aug 28 2019
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The First Few Things to Do After a Personal Injury

Being the victim in a personal injury accident can be frightening. You’re often in pain and may be scared that you have permanently injured yourself. There may be blood, and you may be fairly certain that you have a broken bone. On the other hand, you may not feel injured right away, but you may have hit your head and be concerned that you have injuries that won’t show up for weeks or months later. If you’ve experienced a personal […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2019
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What Does “No-Fault” Mean in Terms of Car Injury Compensation?

If you’ve been in a car accident in New York or know someone who has, you may have heard the term “no-fault.” People say that New York is a “no-fault” state, but what does that really mean? If you’re in a car accident and someone was very clearly the one who caused it, can you do anything about it? What Is “No-Fault”? In a no-fault state, the first place you turn to for compensation is your insurance company. This means […]

  • Posted on: Jul 29 2019
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I Fell in a Shared Parking Lot – Who Is Responsible?

If you slip and fall in someone’s office, house, or other workspace, you know exactly who to sue. But what if you slip and fall in a shared parking lot? Which business is at-fault? It’s not always clear, especially if the businesses using that shared parking lot don’t actually own the property themselves. It may take a little bit of research to determine who has the legal responsibilities of taking care of the parking lot and covering your medical bills. […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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How Medical Malpractice Cases Differ from Standard Personal Injury

If a medical professional has committed medical negligence or malpractice and has caused you harm, you likely want to pursue a medical malpractice case against the professional. This type of lawsuit is a special type of personal injury claim, but it’s not the same as a slip and fall or other personal injuries. These cases do differ, and it’s important that you and your attorney understand these differences and how they will affect your case. Medical Malpractice Defined Medical malpractice […]

  • Posted on: Jun 30 2019
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Can I Sue for Personal Injury on Behalf of My Child?

If your child has been injured, the first thing you want to do is make certain they’re okay. You want to focus on your little one being as comfortable as possible while they recover. Once you know they’re going to be okay, though, you may start to think about receiving compensation for their injury. As long as your child is under age 18, they are legally unable to sue for personal injury, but that doesn’t mean the responsible party will […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2019
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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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