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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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Personal Injury Case: FAQ

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? […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Big Victory For Female Prisoners’ Rights

Held & Hines’ Wins Big Victory in Court Allowing Female Prisoners’ Rights Class-Action Lawsuit To Move Forward Held & Hines, LLP won a another big decision today regarding female prisoner’s rights in NYC jails. Held & Hines, LLP filed a class-action lawsuit against NYC and Health and Hospital Corp. for failing to protect women who are incarcerated in their prisons. The AMA guidelines and preferred and ethical practice is for female prisoners to have female chaperone/escort or a female physician […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Car Injury Compensation: “No-Fault”

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 […]

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