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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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Is There Anything I Can Do in a Hit and Run Accident?

If you’ve been in a hit and run car accident, you may feel like there’s nothing you can do. Your car is damaged, you may have injuries that require medical attention, or your passengers may be hurt. But without the other party’s insurance information or even their name, what can you do? Being in a hit and run can be very depressing once you realize you may not be able to receive the compensation you’re due. Fortunately, there are some […]

  • Posted on: Apr 30 2019
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A Trespasser Was Injured on My Property – Do I Have to Pay?

If someone is trespassing on your property, they’re breaking the law. The bad news is that they may have been in your home, your business, or your other property with malicious intent. The good news is that premises liability laws normally do not apply to trespassers. These people are on your land illegally, and as such, they are usually not allowed to exercise their right to a safe environment. However, that said, there have been a few rare cases in […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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Personal Injury Cases in the Age of Social Media

When you slip and fall at a business or at someone’s home, your first inclination might be to start posting pictures of the bruises or of your hospital room. In today’s age of social media, it’s only natural that some people immediately grab their smartphone and start posting away. But when you have a personal injury case, it’s very important that you hold off on doing anything on social media related to your injuries. Your Posts Can Come Back to […]

  • Posted on: Mar 26 2019
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How Can I Help My Elderly Parents with a Personal Injury Case?

Engaging in a personal injury case isn’t always easy, even when you are familiar with how these cases work. You may have a fairly open and shut case, thanks to witnesses and evidence, but the whole process can be stressful and tiring. If you’re an elderly person, it can be even worse. When one of your parents or another elderly relative needs to file a personal injury case, they may heavily rely on you to help with the paperwork, court […]

  • Posted on: Mar 1 2019
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Should I Appeal a Personal Injury Case?

Dealing with a personal injury case in stressful in a number of different ways. Besides going to court and handling all of the legal matters, you may also be dealing with pain, doctor appointments, and the stress of meeting your financial obligations while being unable to work. Then, on top of all of this, the judge or jury may find that you aren’t entitled to anything. What do you do if you lose your personal injury case? Should you try […]

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2019
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Will My Animal Attack Claim be Taken Serious if it’s Against an Animal Other than a Dog?

While most court cases concerning animal bites revolve around a dog biting someone, they aren’t the only type of animal that can injure you. The state of New York recognizes that a number of animals may cause harm. Everything from cats to goats can be considered a domestic animal. If one of these animals attacks you, the same laws apply. If someone is keeping a wild animal as a pet, you can also legally sue them. In fact, it’s often […]

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2019
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Someone is Suing Me for Personal Injury – What Do I Do?

No one wants to be handed paperwork and told that they’re being sued for personal injury. These types of cases often come after an auto accident, although there are many other cases that fall under personal injury. If you’re being sued for damages from this type of case, what do you do? The first thing is to keep as calm as possible. After that, there are a few other things you need to keep in mind. Find any Information You […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2019
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Can I Sue if I Slip and Fall in an Icy Parking Lot?

If you slip and fall on the ice in a parking lot, you might wonder if you have a slip and fall claim. Just as with any other type of slip and fall case, there are several different important factors involved in the outcome. It’s not enough to slip, fall, and be injured. In fact, even if you’re seriously injured, you can still lose a slip and fall case. If you slip and fall on an icy parking lot, here […]

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2018
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