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How do you calculate compensation for a wrongful death?

When a loved one dies as the result of negligence on the part of another individual, company or organization, it is considered a wrongful death. Family members can receive compensation for mental anguish, economic damages such as lost earnings that the deceased would have provided, lost benefits such as health benefits, psychological trauma, and other […]

Is an Insurance Company Trying to Put The Blame on You For an Accident?

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident, you may already be dealing with both your insurance company and the company utilized by the other driver. If the accident was clearly the fault of the other driver then you typically have little to worry about. However, if there is some […]

When You Leave Surgery Worse Than You Came in, What Rights Do You Have?

The purpose of an individual going into the hospital for surgery is of course to rectify a malady. Unfortunately, over 200,000 people each year die from malpractice, with thousands more coming out of surgery in worse condition than when they went in. Believe it or not, medical malpractice is the third largest cause of death in the […]

Injured by a bicyclist? What rights do you have?

In NYC, there always seems to be an ongoing battle between motorists and bicyclists that must share the road, and accidents often occur when one comes too close to another. Often, you hear about a bicyclist being injured by a motorist, but sometimes, a pedestrian is severely injured by a bicyclist. This was the case […]

How Much Compensation Do You Deserve After an Accident?

When you are involved in a car accident, it is fairly common that you will soon be negotiating with insurance company claims adjusters in order to receive fair compensation for damages. If any injuries have been sustained, then you will definitely want to receive a fair settlement for medical expenses, both present and future, as […]

When a Manufacturer Defect Causes an Accident, How Do You Receive Compensation?

Recent headlines focused on a large General Motors recall of hundreds of thousands of automobiles, due in part to manufacturer defects that resulted in accidents, injuries, and deaths. Several years ago, Toyota also received a lot of criticism for a defect in one of their models as well. While it is unfortunate that manufacturer defects […]

Did a driving texter cause you to be involved in an accident?

Many states, including New York, have enacted tough laws regarding texting and driving. Texting has become a major factor involved in many accidents that have caused serious injuries and death, and so of course it is a practice that should be illegal. However, the dangers of texting and driving still do not dissuade many drivers […]

Controversy continues regarding trucking accidents in New York

Many people around the country and especially in NYC have been following the news story regarding the Wal-Mart truck that hit actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and others, leaving Morgan seriously injured and causing the death of one of his friends. In the latest update to this story, both Morgan and many others were shocked […]