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Category Archives: Personal Injury

The Dangers of Discussing Your Personal Injury Case with Others

Talking about any legal matter with other people is often not the best idea, but it’s an especially bad idea to do so when it’s a personal injury case. There are a few different reasons why saying anything about your case can cause you issues later on. You Never Know Who May Be Called to Testify It’s possible some of your friends or even family members could be called to testify, especially if they witnessed the accident or can speak […]

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2019
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Common Questions You May Have in a Personal Injury Case

If you’ve been injured and have decided to sue for personal injury, you likely have a lot of questions. This is especially true if this is the first time you’ve been involved in a case like this. Working with an attorney is the best way to get answers that are relevant to your case, but here are some common questions you’re likely to have. How Long Will the Case Take? This depends on whether or not your case goes to […]

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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Witnesses You Might Call in Personal Injury Cases

If you’re involved in a personal injury case, you may want to call on a number of witnesses to help make your point. These witnesses may be able to provide the support you need to win and receive the compensation you deserve. If you’re the defendant in an injury case, a witness may be able to convince the judge that you truly weren’t at fault. Either way, knowing which witnesses to call is very important. Here are some of the […]

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2019
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What Reasonable Care Is Expected of a Homeowner?

As a homeowner, you have a duty to provide a safe environment for those who visit your home and your land. If someone is injured on your property and can prove that you were in breach of this duty, you may have to pay out a large amount of compensation. However, it’s important that you understand that you do not owe everyone the same duty of care. Depending on the person and their reason for being on your property, you […]

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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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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