No Fault Means No Guarantee

If you drive in New York, you are probably aware that New York is a “No-fault” jurisdiction, but what exactly does that mean, and how does that affect your rights if you are injured in an auto accident as a driver, passenger, or pedestrian? No Fault Insurance The purpose of no-fault insurance is to reduce… read more

Steps To Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

Did you trip and fall and suffer a serious personal injury? You are not alone. Hazardous conditions like broken, cracked NYC sidewalks and icy walkways, missing and broken tiles, cracked steps, and uneven surfaces in the subways, and poorly maintained floors and elevators elevators in residential and commercial buildings lead to hundreds of injuries, and even some… read more

TRY OR SETTLE? SHOULD PLAINTIFF SETTLE HER TRIP AND FALL CASE WHEN SHE HAS A FRACTURED LEG REQUIRING SURGERY?

Our injured client, a 61-year old female home attendant, tripped and fell, when an employee at the St. Barnabas Hospital Occupational Therapy Department unthinkingly placed a step stool directly behind our client’s feet, just as our client’s back was turned to help her own patient get ready for occupational therapy. Our client took one step… read more

How Safe Are Motor Scooters in New York?

With millions of New Yorkers relying on a public transit system every day, motor scooters are becoming an increasingly popular way for people to get around. The appeal of motor scooters is obvious. They allow riders to zip around traffic and save on the costs of owning a car or truck.  However, because motor scooters… read more

Manhattan Pedestrian Killed By Falling Debris

Walking down the street should not put your life in danger. However, that’s a reality New Yorker face every single day. Sadly, one New York City woman’s recent uptown Manhattan walk was her last. The 60-year-old was struck and killed by falling debris on W. 49th Street. According to reports, the woman was walking next… read more

What Should I Do After an Uber Accident?

Uber has transformed the way you can travel to, from, and around the city of New York. Every day, thousands of drivers roam the city’s streets, waiting for passengers to request a ride. Here’s the thing, though, NYC Uber drivers aren’t professionals. They’re everyday people trying to earn some extra cash. There’s no guarantee that… read more

What Happens If I Share Fault For My New York City Car Accident?

Imagine you get into a car accident while driving through New York City. Someone rear-ends you at a red light. Why? You were reading a text on your phone and didn’t notice that the light had turned from red to green. However, it turns out that the person who hit you was on their phone… read more

Do You Uber In New York City? You Are Not As Safe As You Think…

Did you know that a newly enacted New York State Rideshare Law aimed at protecting injured New Yorkers EXCLUDES those injured in an accident which occurs in New York City? Wrap your head around this: within the five boroughs, New Yorkers are covered for $100,000 per injured person and $300,000 per accident. Outside of the… read more

There Are Ways to Relieve Pain Without Opioids

In the past, drug companies have pushed opioid pills as the answer to back pain. They are not.  Opioids come with a grave risk of terrible side effects, including addiction, respiratory depression (slow breathing), heart complications (such as arrhythmia) and overdose. The opioid epidemic now claims more than 40,000 lives each year.  If you are… read more

Five Reasons Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

Trying to settle a case? Unhappy with the offer to settle? After an accident, hiring a personal injury attorney to help you is not only the wisest move you can make, you also can have better chances of handling the process efficiently. The claims process is not always easy, especially when you should rather be […]