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What is the Value of a Personal Injury Settlement?

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A settlement is usually made at the end of a successful personal injury case. But how much could the settlement be? Read on to find out. When a skilled attorney has successfully argued out your case and it’s time for the legally responsible party to make monetary payments to the injured person, one wonders what would be the worth of this settlement. Parties may negotiate a settlement and the damages that will be awarded. Alternatively, a judge or a jury […]


Another Appeal Win vs Boies Schiller, Extell

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Another Appeal Win VS Boies Schiller & Extell Development Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I. L.P. Coffey v CRP/Extell Parcel I. L.P. 2018 NY Slip Op 03430 Decided on May 10, 2018 Appellate Division, First Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports. Decided on May 10, 2018 Richter, J.P., Manzanet-Daniels, Webber, Oing, Moulton, JJ. 6502 114073/09 [*1]Kelly Coffey, Plaintiff-Respondent, […]


Another Appeal Win, Mechanic’s Lien and Attorney’s Fees

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Held & Hines Wins Another Appeal On Mechanic’s Lien and Attorney’s Fees Wang Jia v Kang Wang Jia v Kang 2018 NY Slip Op 03317 Decided on May 8, 2018 Appellate Division, First Department Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431. This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports. Decided on May 8, 2018 Sweeny, J.P., Renwick, Mazzarelli, Gesmer, Singh, JJ. 104059/11 6477 6476 [*1]Wang Jia, Plaintiff-Appellant, […]


All You Need to Know about Personal Injury Case

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Legally speaking, personal injury refers to harm to one’s mind, emotions or physical body. Read on to learn more about the personal injury law. A personal injury case is when one person is physically, emotionally or mentally injured, and there is a party (parties) which may be legally responsible for the harm. Through civil court proceedings, the personal injury case intends to find others at fault. Besides the dispute being settled through a court judgment, the personal injury case may […]


Social Media Oversharing During New York Lawsuits

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Social media is a great way to stay in touch and share information about our days. However, saying too much has been known to get some people into trouble. If you’re not smart about what you’re posting on social, you may find that it comes back to bite you. This is particularly true in personal injury cases. Most people aren’t aware of how their social media might influence a personal injury case. Let’s take a look at how poor social […]


Preventing Swimming Pool Accidents & Personal Injury Lawsuits

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Preventing Swimming Pool Accidents & Personal Injury Lawsuits With summer on its way, it’s time for some warm-weather fun. However, backyard pools can cause accidents that lead to personal injury lawsuits if you’re not careful. From slips and falls to drowning accidents, not having a monitored pool can cause serious injuries to family, friends, and guests. To help you avoid an accident or injury this summer, here are some of the biggest causes of swimming pool accidents – and what […]


New York Construction Accidents

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In a city as big as New York City, it can be impossible to get through the day without running into at least one construction zone. While these areas are usually safe to pass by, accidents can happen. If you’ve been injured due to a New York construction accident, you may have a personal injury case to pursue. Construction workers are injured at an alarming rate. With one in every ten construction workers sustaining an injury every year, it’s important […]


FAQs for New York Personal Injury Cases

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I’ve you’ve been injured due to the fault or neglect of another individual, you’re probably wondering if you have a personal injury case. While a personal injury case can help you get compensation for medical bills, treatment, and other expenses related to your injury, not every injury will qualify as a personal injury case. To help you determine whether or not you have a personal injury case, here are a few frequently asked questions you may have. What kinds of […]


Common Types of New York Personal Injury Cases

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Injuries can happen every day. Even if you’re trying to be careful, you may become hurt due to the negligence or mistake of another individual. In these cases, you may have a personal injury claim. There are a number of different kinds of personal injury claims. Let’s take a look at a few of the most common. Slip and Fall Accidents Slipping or tripping and falling is a fairly common type of personal injury case. These occur when property is […]


Proving Your Personal Injury Case

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A personal injury case can help you get compensation for injuries and medical bills that have been caused by another individual. However, not every injury will be considered a personal injury case. In order to get compensation, you must be able to prove your case. Let’s take a look at what actually is considered a personal injury case. What is Personal Injury? A personal injury case is a civil action in which a victim seeks damages for injuries. In a […]


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