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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

What Is a Contingency Fee?


After an accident, the financial pressure can hit in a big way. On top of your injuries and the entire overwhelming experience, you may be confronted with some financial realities that are staggering. As you get the medical care you need, you watch the medical bills quickly pile up. You may have missed work and your otherwise steady stream of income has been impacted. The prospect of hiring an attorney when you are already faced with so many financial difficulties may seem like an insurmountable burden.


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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Hurt Your Knee in an Accident? Get the Medical Care You Need!


 Being injured in an accident can throw your life through a loop like few other things. It can be both overwhelming and exhausting trying to wrap your head around all that has happened and all that lays ahead. The focus throughout, however, should be your health and recovery. These priorities need and deserve ample attention even when you feel like you have no energy to attend yet another doctor’s appointment. Getting immediate medical care after an accident as well as receiving consistent follow-up medical care can be critical to most effectively recovering from your injuries.


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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Potential Problems with Social Media and Your Personal Injury Case


Facebook, Instagram, and many other social media platforms have become seemingly inseparably ingrained into our everyday lives. Posting life updates and checking in on others has become second nature. We use these platforms to connect and it has, for the most part, served us well in recent years, especially with restrictions on our abilities to interact in person. When it comes to your personal injury case, however, social media can cause irreparable harm. Here, we will discuss what complications can arise when you use social media while going through the


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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Malpractice and Bariatric Surgery


Q: How can gastric sleeve surgery go wrong?

Not every surgery goes according to plan. But when a surgeon or other hospital personnel deviate from the accepted standards of practice of the profession and the patient suffered a serious personal injury as a result, the victim’s only recourse is to sue for compensatory damages.



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Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Claim in New York?


A wrongful death claim arises when a person dies as a result of the negligent, reckless, intentional, or otherwise wrongful act of another. A wrongful death claim is a civil action taken in order to collect damages relating to the death of a person caused by the wrongful act of another. The wrongful death may have caused by any number of accidents that may have led to a personal injury claim had the injured party not passed away due to the injury or illness. For instance, wrongful death claims may arise from


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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

What Are the Most Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries?


The motorcycle riding experience can easily hook the right person. The feel of riding a motorcycle is something that other vehicles on the road miss out on entirely. It is a sense of freedom.


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Monday, November 30, 2020

What Is a Toxic Tort?


A tort is a civil wrong. It is an injury or loss to a person’s body or health, financial situation, or other interest, and the injury is caused due to the negligent action or inaction of another. The law provides that those who have been the victims of a tortious action can seek compensation for the harm they have sustained as a result of the wrongdoer’s behavior. Usually, compensation comes in the form of financial compensation, but other remedies are available in some tort actions. Now that we have the basics of what a tort actually is, the question may then become, what is a


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Monday, November 23, 2020

What Is Negligence?


Have you heard the term “negligence?” While you may have heard it in more casual conversation, you may not be aware of its legal definition. You see, negligence in the legal context has its own specific meaning. It has its own specific set of elements. In most, but not all, personal injury actions, the plaintiff, the person bringing the claim, is pursuing compensation from the defendant under a theory of negligence. Let us explore more on what that actually means.


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Monday, November 16, 2020

What Is Product Liability?


Manufacturers and distributors of products owe consumers a duty to take reasonable measures to ensure products are safe for their intended use. When dangerously defective products enter the stream of commerce, unsuspected members of the public can be seriously injured. This is why the law provides a way for those injured by dangerously defective products to recover compensation for the harm they have endured and the losses they have sustained as a result of the product. This type of claim is referred to as a


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Saturday, October 31, 2020

When a Fall Leads to a Lawsuit


Q: When can someone sue for injuries from a fall?

Did you know that falls are not only the leading cause of injury for those over age 65, but that “deaths from falls are rising”, according to a new report?

Preventing falls at home

If you are a senior-- or live with one-- you can reduce the risk of them having a slip, trip and fall accident by decluttering, installing more lights and handrails, repairing any broken steps, and securing any carpeting or rugs. In addition to these improvements and safeguards to the physical space, routine vision checks and reviewing medication lists for any side effects that could increase the risk of falling are also advisable strategies to keep seniors safe from falls.

But what if you fall while on someone else’s property?

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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Suing Multiple Parties for Personal Injury


Q: Can many parties be at fault in a personal injury case?

Skilled Bronx personal injury attorneys are not only lawyers, they are also detectives.

How do I know if I have a good personal injury case?

When potential clients inquire about whether they have a personal injury case, the attorney listens to the client’s explanation of what happened, reviews available police reports, witness statements, medical records, and often conducts their own investigation.
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