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What is a Premises Liability Case in New York?

If you’re familiar with the phrase “premises liability” at all, it probably brings to mind a lawsuit against a store where someone slipped in a spilled fountain drink or an action against a neighbor whose unsalted porch resulted in a nasty fall over the winter. While slip and fall cases represent one common type of […]

Drunk and Drag Racing Drivers Cause Multiple Injuries in Serious I-95 Wreck

Two heavily intoxicated drivers attempting their best “Fast and Furious” impersonation wound up seriously injuring multiple motorists in a wreck that occurred on Interstate 95. The crash left eight people injured, including one motorist whose injuries were listed as critical, according to the New York Post. One of the eight victims was a 68-year-old motorist whose vehicle […]

How Can I Sue New York City?

In general, you can sue New York City if you were injured on city property. You can also sue if a city agent’s conduct or carelessness caused or contributed to the happening of your accident. You may be able to sue if you were injured by a New York City police officer who used excessive […]

What is TBI?

If you have questions about traumatic brain injury (TBI), you are apparently in good company. “What is a TBI?” was the fourth-most-asked medical question on Google in 2016. It’s no surprise that TBI has been raising a lot of questions lately. During 2016, we saw major news stories relating to traumatic brain injuries in both […]

Construction Site Electrocutions Often Involve Negligence

When you think of construction accidents, you probably picture falls, run-ins with heavy equipment or falling materials. Those are all common types of construction accidents, and falls are the most common cause of construction site deaths. Still, electrocution is far more common than you might think, accounting for nearly 10% of construction-related fatalities. Electrical injuries […]

Working With a Personal Injury Lawyer in NYC

When you’ve been injured in a car accident, suffered a workplace injury, or otherwise been hurt because someone else was negligent, your world can shift in an instant. You may find yourself coping with chronic pain or long-term disability, temporary or permanent loss of income, and a wide range of other problems. In the aftermath […]

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer after a Car Accident?

A New York car accident can be a traumatic event. One moment, you’re driving to work or traveling home from a weekend trip. The next, you’re confused, in pain, perhaps facing serious limitations on your ability to carry on with life as you knew it. Your vehicle may be totaled, other family members may be […]

New York City Bicycle Accidents are Surprisingly Serious

Most of us have been in bicycles accidents—when we were in elementary school. And, bicyclists flying over the handlebars after an ill-timed car door swings open are popular fodder for comedy films. With those associations in play, it’s easy to shrug off bicycle accidents as minor incidents that are little more than an annoyance. The […]

Is Erb’s Palsy Permanent?

Erb’s palsy is a relatively common condition in newborns. Statistics vary, but most show that Erb’s palsy occurs in at least 1 in 1,000 live births in the United States. The seriousness of the condition varies: some cases resolve fairly quickly, while others cause lifelong impairment. Although the severity of the injury and duration of […]

What Causes Cerebral Palsy?

Some cases of cerebral palsy (CP) are genetic, which may be the reason that many parents of children born with cerebral palsy don’t think to look further for a cause. Cerebral palsy is often assumed to be a birth defect when in truth it is frequently the result of a birth injury. This confusion may […]