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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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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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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Suing New York City Agencies for Personal Injury


Q: Are there special rules for accidents involving government vehicles?

As Bronx personal injury attorneys know, the extremely heavy amount of traffic on New York City streets – cars, trucks, buses, bicycles, and a steady stream of pedestrians— leads to frequent accidents.

And accidents, which result in serious personal injury and/or death, often lead to lawsuits.

Recently, a New York woman was reportedly injured when the hydraulic arm of a garbage truck extended to grab a nearby garbage can but accidentally hooked the arm of the bench and “yanked it out of the ground as it pulled the can back in”.


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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Is Your Workplace Making You Sick?


If you are a generally healthy, energetic person, but experience symptoms of ill health while at work, you may be working in a toxic environment. While the term “toxic workplace” is now more frequently used to describe an atmosphere of discrimination or harassment, what we are discussing here is an environment that is contaminated enough to cause staff members serious physical symptoms.

If you are being sickened by your workplace and your employer is failing to address the issue, you need the services of a seasoned personal injury attorney with experience in toxic tort litigation.


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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Making the Most of Your Consultation with a Personal Injury Attorney


Q: What can I expect from a free consultation with a personal injury attorney?

For some reason, people can feel intimidated by lawyers-- even though the lawyer is there to help them. When you add in the physical pain and the fear over their financial future that many victims of car accidents or other acts of negligence are suffering, it can compound that intimidation.

Preparing for a meeting with a Read more . . .


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.

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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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