Construction Site Pedestrian Injuries in NYC

Nationwide, over 100 pedestrians are killed each year while walking past construction sites. Since it is impossible to completely avoid passing near all construction sites, especially in a large city like New York, both property owners and construction companies owe a duty of care to members of the general public who may enter the property… 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

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

What You Need to Know About Tattoo Infections

Tattoos are a form of permanent art and body modification. To get a tattoo, an artist inserts ink into the dermis layer of skin using a needle. Tattoos can be of any image and can include multiple colors. Recently, permanent make-up has also become more popular. This is where a tattoo artist uses ink and… read more

Popcorn Lung: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatments

Popcorn lung is the nickname for the condition known as bronchiolitis obliterans. It is damage to your lungs’ smallest and most vulnerable airways. The main cause of the condition is exposure to a chemical vapor that is found in things like microwavable popcorn, fruit drinks, caramel, and some dairy products. It is generally safe to… read more

How are Pain and Suffering Calculated?

Personal injury accidents can leave victims with life-long injuries. These can be both mental and physical. Those who are injured can ask the court or insurance companies to help compensate them for their pain, both currently and in the future. These types of compensation are called pain and suffering.  Generally, pain and suffering awards will… read more

6 Reasons Why A Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

Hiring a personal injury lawyer to sue the owner of a store where you slipped on a wet floor and suffered an injury may not be as easy as you think. The free consultation you use to decide whether to hire a lawyer is also a chance for the lawyer to decide whether to take… read more

5 Things to Should Know About a Free Consultation With a Personal Injury Lawyer

When you get hurt in an accident, you may have a legitimate claim for damages against a negligent party and/or their insurance company. Personal injury claims in New York can get pretty complicated. That’s why it’s often smart to hire an experienced personal injury attorney to represent you and handle your case.  Most injury lawyers… read more

New York Lawmakers Consider Gun Control Legislation Mandating Social Media Background Checks

Every year, the NYPD fields thousands of calls concerning domestic violence and abuse. About 230,000 to be precise. These calls aren’t just false alarms. Between 2010 and 2017, there were 508 domestic violence homicides in New York City. That accounted for more than 17 percent of all homicides in the city during that period of… read more

What Should I Wear to Court?

When you go on a job interview, you probably dress to impress, right? Why? Because you want to make a great first impression. You want the employer to think highly of you, respect you, and like you. You want to leave that interview with confidence that you’ll land the job. After all, that’s what you… read more