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Category Archives: Personal Injury

What to Collect After a Car Accident

What Information Do You Need to Collect After a Car Accident If you’ve been in a car accident, you likely have a personal injury case against the driver who was deemed to be at-fault in the accident. However, even if you know the person caused the accident, you may lose your case if you don’t collect the right information after the event. While being in a car accident can leave you in shock and upset, it’s important you make certain […]

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What Counts as a Personal Injury in New York?

If you’ve been injured in New York, you may wonder if you have a personal injury case. The law doesn’t always define “personal injury” the same way. Each state has its own definition of what counts as a personal injury. Before you have your day in court, you want to make certain that your case meets New York’s definition.17 The Basic Definition In any court of law, a personal injury is defined as suffering physical harm due to someone’s intentional […]

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Steps to Take When Considering a Wrongful Death Claim

A wrongful death claim is usually filed by family members of a deceased person whose death may have been caused by the unjust actions of another. If your loved one has recently died as a result of reckless behavior, negligence or intentional harm, or if a hazardous/poisonous product on the market has directly contributed to your relative’s death, you may be considering filing a wrongful death claim. Acts that directly lead to the death of a person may all be […]

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How to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

A personal injury lawyer represents clients who have been injured through the negligence or wrongful conduct of others. These types of lawyers often work under a contingency fee, meaning that they collect an attorney fee only if they successfully recover money for their clients. Thanks to this, hiring a personal injury attorney is not just for the wealthy; anyone can do it. Often, many people will not take responsibility for their actions, and insurance companies profit from under-compensating15 injury victims. […]

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What is the Value of a Personal Injury Settlement?

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 […]

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All You Need to Know about Personal Injury Case

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 […]

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Preventing Swimming Pool Accidents & Personal Injury Lawsuits

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 […]

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New York Construction Accidents

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 […]

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FAQs for New York Personal Injury Cases

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 […]

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Common Types of New York Personal Injury Cases

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 […]

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  • Membership / Shareholder Agreements
  • Motor Vehicle Accdients
  • Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect
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  • Personal Injury
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  • Prisoner’s Rights
  • Real Estate Broker Commission Disputes
  • Real Estate Closings
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