No Fault Means No Guarantee
Accident,Car Accident,Claims,Motorcycle Accident,Personal Injury,Rideshare,Train Accidents,Truck Accidents | December 24, 2020
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
Accident,Personal Injury,Slip & Fall Injuries | December 14, 2020
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?
Accident,Personal Injury,Slip & Fall Injuries | November 7, 2020
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?
Accident | March 26, 2020
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
Accident | January 16, 2020
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?
Accident | August 16, 2019
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?
Accident,Personal Injury | August 2, 2019
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…
Accident,Rideshare | July 9, 2019
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
Accident,Personal Injury,Slip & Fall Injuries | February 20, 2019
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
Accident,Claims,Lawsuit,Personal Injury | September 9, 2015
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 […]