3 Workers Hurt in Elevator Accident on Construction Site in New York City

According to news reports, three workers were injured in Brooklyn when they fell down an elevator shaft. The men were members of a construction crew working on a building under construction at 170 Tillary Street. While standing on a work platform in an elevator shaft, the workers fell to the bottom of the elevator shaft… read more

Consequences of Using Your Cell Phone While Driving in New York

The consequences of using your cell phone while driving in New York span from traffic charges to civil liability. Many states have placed bans on texting while driving or the use of handheld phones. Using a cellphone while driving can result in fines or even criminal charges. The reason why the NYPD could give you… read more

New York City Begins to Reopen After Coronavirus

It has been more than 100 days since NYC had its first COVID-19 case confirmed. More than 210,000 people would become infected with coronavirus and almost 22,000 people would die. However, after three months of being shut down, New York City begins to take the first steps to reopen after the coronavirus pandemic began. Some… read more

Can a Criminal Case Affect Your Personal Injury Claim?

In some cases, a personal injury claim may involve a criminal charge against the person who caused the injury.  A common example of this situation is a car accident involving a drunk driver. DUI accidents can result in criminal charges and civil claims against the intoxicated driver. Regardless of whether a person is charged with… read more

Four Injured as MTA Bus Careens Over Brooklyn Sidewalk

According to news reports, an MTA bus suddenly drove onto the sidewalk on May 19, around 6:20 p.m. The bus accident occurred near the intersection of Brownsville’s East New York and Ralph avenues. The bus struck two parked vehicles, a street sign, and three small trees. No one on the bus was injured in the… read more

Small Businesses in NYC Are Reopening Illegally Despite Statewide Order

Protests demanding that states and cities reopen continue around the country.  Some small business owners in New York City defied statewide orders to remain closed. Over Memorial Day weekend, some non-essential New York City small businesses reopened. Small business owners are frustrated with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and local officials. They claim that the city and… read more

Is it Legal to Own a Pet Tiger in New York?

NOTE: We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. We cannot help you beyond the information provided below if you are interested in getting a pet tiger. Many people want… read more

You Can Get Free Legal Help from the New York State Bar If You Were Denied Unemployment

NOTE: We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. We cannot help you beyond the information provided below if you have been denied unemployment. Since the Coronavirus pandemic began,… read more

What Causes Neck and Lower Back Pain After an Accident?

When you’re in a car accident, all too often the damage isn’t limited to your vehicle. The sudden jolt can send shock waves throughout your body. Even a small fender bender packs more than enough punch to seriously impact your body. Your neck and lower back are especially vulnerable from the sudden jerking motion that… read more

Can I Sue the Mechanic or Auto Repair Shop for Negligence?

NOTE: We only handle cases involving accidents and injuries. This article is for informational purposes only. Information found in the article does not constitute as formal legal advice and does not create an attorney/client relationship. We cannot help you beyond the information provided below if no injuries resulted from the negligence of the mechanic or… read more