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

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

Settle or Try?

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… read more

No Fault is No Guarantee

According to U.S. Department of Labor statistics, truck drivers have the most dangerous occupation in the nation because they cause a high number of accidents that result in death and devastating injuries, not only to truckers themselves, but also to passengers, pedestrians, and other drivers. Many of these accidents occur due to drowsiness truckers experience […]

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

Did you trip and fall and suffer a serious personal injury?

Did you trip and fall and suffer a serious personal injury? You are not alone. Those broken, cracked NYC sidewalks and icy walkways, the missing tiles, broken nosing, and cracked steps at NYCHA and other buildings, and the misleveled elevators at residential and commercial buildings, have caused more injuries and deaths than we can imagine…. read more

Sexual Assault & Harassment

Sexual Assault & Harassment Posted By Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. || 6-Dec-2017   On October 5th, Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was exposed by droves of women who accused him of sexual assault and harassment. As the truth continued to pour out about Weinstein’s heinous actions, so did that of other men in power. One […]