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Category Archives: Personal Injury

Held & HInes, LLP Wins Again In the Appellate Division

NY Court Tosses Ex-Hughes Hubbard Atty’s Defamation Suit By Ryan Boysen ·  Listen to article Law360 (August 10, 2023, 4:48 PM EDT) — The years long saga of a former Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP partner who claims that he was falsely accused of exposing himself in an Equinox steam room finally came to an end Thursday, after a New York state appellate court panel upheld a ruling that dismissed his $10 million defamation suit. In a three-page order, a five-judge panel of the […]

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Personal Injury Lawyer

Whenever we hear about “lawyer,” our minds immediately conclude that a person works under the law by profession. When we do or work on something that has to do with legal concerns, we call our lawyers, public or not, for legal advice. Be it for lawful property purposes to something severe scenarios and injuries. Just like how books have their genres, the lawyers have categories too. They aren’t like teachers in a profession that teaches anything. A lawyer studies and […]

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What You Need To Know About Lyft Accident Lawsuit

When caught in a lyft accident, the amount of your Lyft accident agreement will be determined by the following significant factors: The severity and duration of your injuries. How have such injuries impacted your pre-crash normal life? Your lawyer’s notoriety. How clear the at-fault Lyft driver’s liability (malfeasance) was. To obtain the most money out of the deal, you’ll need an attorney with the expertise, skill, and track record to get you the most money. People who lack knowledge about […]

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Types of Workers’ Comp Benefits

When you’re injured on the job, you need to file for workers’ compensation. There are a number of different benefits workers’ comp provides, and you should certainly take advantage of these benefits, especially if you’ve been seriously injured. Here are some of the benefits workers’ comp provides: Medical Costs If you’re injured at work, workers’ comp should cover the cost of your medical bills. This includes any ER visits, hospital stays, doctor’s appointments, medications, physical therapy, tests, and even any […]

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The Most Common Injuries in the Workplace

There are a lot of different ways you can be injured in the workplace. These injuries are often covered by workers’ compensation laws, so if you do suffer a workplace accident, you will usually be able to receive compensation. While that can be very comforting to know, most people would rather completely avoid any type of injury when at all possible. By understanding the most common injuries in the workplace, you can better see where a potential accident could occur […]

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When Should I Settle a Personal Injury Case?

Sometimes, the best option for a personal injury case is to go to trial. You want the judge or, in rare cases, a full jury to see what you’ve gone through and provide you with the compensation the guilty party is simply refusing to give you through a settlement. However, there are some instances when settling is the best option. Here are a few times when settling your personal injury case is the best option. The Settlement is Fair While […]

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Suing for Personal Injury on Behalf of Your Child

If your child has been injured due to someone else’s negligence or fault, you may want to take this other party to court to win compensation for the medical bills along with the pain and suffering your child has experienced. Because anyone under age 18 cannot sue someone, you must bring the personal injury lawsuit against the other party yourself on behalf of your child. Other than this factor, suing on behalf of a child is fairly similar to suing […]

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How Do I Appeal a Personal Injury Case?

If you’ve lost a personal injury case, you may want to appeal the decision. The outcome of this appeal may reverse the decision, awarding you damaging and other financial benefits. However, it could also result in no change at all. If you’re considering an appeal, you first want to discuss the case with your lawyer and make certain your appeal actually has grounds. If it doesn’t, you may need to come to terms with the judgment. If, however, you do […]

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Can I Sue My Spouse for Personal Injury?

If you’ve been in an accident that was your spouse’s fault, you may wonder exactly what kind of legal action you can take. While it often doesn’t make sense to sue your spouse for personal injury, there are some cases where it may actually be a good idea. Here are some of the legalities about such a lawsuit. Interspousal Immunity in the Courts Is Mostly Gone At one point, the courts prohibited spouses from suing each other via interspousal immunity. […]

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Never Discuss your PI Case with Others!

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 […]

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