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Friday, May 22, 2020

Coronavirus Hate Crimes and Personal Injuries Rising


Q: Can I sue for personal injuries suffered in a hate crime attack?

Hate crimes are always shocking and they are on the rise in New York City as well as nationally – – particularly against Asian-Americans. In an apparent backlash by bigots due to the coronavirus pandemic beginning in China, Asians and Asian-Americans have increasingly become victims of intentional violence in the past few months.

Such actions may not only result in criminal charges against the perpetrators, but also may give rise to a personal injury lawsuit. This may be news to those who think personal injury suits only arise from accidental injuries.

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Thursday, April 30, 2020

What Is the Personal Injury Claims Process?


Personal injury law involves a wide variety of accident types. If you have been injured in a slip and fall, an auto accident, or due to a dangerous property condition resulting from the negligence of someone else, you may be able to seek compensation for the harm you have suffered. How does this happen? The personal injury claims process can seem complicated and intimidating to accident victims.
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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on New York Personal Injury Cases


Q: What effect could COVID-19 have on my personal injury lawsuit?

We are certainly living in unsettled times. That’s particularly true in New York City and the surrounding areas – considered to be the American epicenter of the coronavirus and COVID-19 cases.

New York City personal injury attorneys are juggling to adapt to ever-changing government directives that impact the way they practice during these lockdown and social distancing times.
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Monday, April 20, 2020

Social Distancing Fear Prompted Fatal Attack in Hospital


Q: If a patient is attacked by another patient, can the hospital be held liable?

It takes a lot to shock a seasoned New York City personal injury attorney. We help victims seriously injured by the negligent, reckless, or even intentional actions or inactions of another person or entity.

Personal injury lawsuits, as well as wrongful death lawsuits, often arise as a result of car accidents, Read more . . .


Monday, March 30, 2020

What Is New York's Serious Injury Threshold?


Being injured in a car accident is a scary and overwhelming experience. You are in pain, need medical treatment, see the costs of medical treatment piling up, and, all the while, you may have sustained a loss in wage due to missed work. It is a lot to handle physically, mentally, and financially.
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Friday, March 13, 2020

Hibachi Incident Leads to Burn Injury Suit


Q: Is a hibachi chef and restaurant responsible for burn injuries to customers?

Usually, the only flames a birthday girl has to worry about are the candles on her cake. A collection of twenty-something candles shouldn’t ordinarily generate enough heat to cause a serious burn or spark a personal injury lawsuit. Unless something goes awry, of course.
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Friday, January 17, 2020

Taking Legal Action Against the Church for Personal Injury


Q: Can a priest, parish, or archdiocese be sued for personal injury?

When we think about a personal injury lawsuit against a priest, parish, and the Archdiocese, the first thought that comes to mind are lawsuits regarding sexual abuse as they’ve consistently made national headlines frequently over the past couple decades.

But priests can find themselves in hot water under other circumstances as one man of the cloth—and his parish and archdiocese—recently experienced. Using the wrong words in certain situations may cause psychological issues.


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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Lawsuits and Hazing


Q: Is a college liable for fraternity hazing deaths or injuries?

Sending a child off to college is a source of both great pride and a bit of fear for many parents – especially if the child is living on campus in a distant state.

In addition to the usual worries about whether the child will make friends, whether the school is the right “fit”, and whether they can handle the course load academically, parents often worry if their child is safe at school. Colleges are held to high standards when it comes to protecting the students entrusted to their care. Despite this, some college students will find themselves victims of the negligent, reckless, or intentional actions of another in a


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Friday, December 13, 2019

Proving Negligent Supervision Caused Injury at Daycare


Q: When is a daycare provider responsible for an injury?

In New York City and across the nation, single parents, as well as married couples, rely on childcare or daycare centers to care for their children while they work to support their families. Despite many parents thoroughly researching the facilities they entrust with the care of their children, their worst nightmares still come true when a daycare negligence incident occurs.

Personal injury attorneys know all too well that it only takes a split second of staff inattention and/or a lapse in care for an infant or toddler to be killed or seriously injured in a daycare setting.


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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

New York City Broken Sidewalk Injury Lawsuits


Q: Who is responsible for injuries related to dangerous sidewalk conditions?

New York City personal injury attorneys handle many claims related to people being injured or killed on residential and commercial properties throughout the city. Who is responsible for compensating injured victims is a multi-layered question and the answer changes on a case-by-case basis. 

In general, the doctrine of premises liability covers Read more . . .


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Investigating Trucking Accidents in New York City


Q: Are truckers and trucking companies subject to extra safety regulations?

New York trucking accident attorneys handle many different varieties of trucking accident cases.  Whether the wreck involves large tractor-trailers or smaller commercial vehicles, if someone has been injured as a result of someone else’s negligent, reckless, or intentional actions--or their failure to act--the victim might be entitled to compensatory damages. 

In a Read more . . .


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