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The Most Common Defense Arguments in Personal Injury Cases

As a plaintiff in a personal injury case, you must prove four elements of your claim to succeed: Duty of careBreach of dutyCausationDamagesThe most common defenses presented by insurance companies or defense lawyers in personal injury cases attempt to argue that one or more of those elements is not able to be proven in your […]

What is the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations in New York?

In New York, the statute of limitations for filing a personal injury case is typically three years. Generally speaking, that means that a person injured through someone else’s negligence has three years from the date of his or her injury to file a personal injury lawsuit. However, there are exceptions and special requirements that can […]

Do I Need to Hire a Medical Expert for My Personal Injury Case?

The old notion “you have to spend money to make money” doesn’t seem fair when you are dealing with an injury caused by another party’s negligence. However, there are a few reasons why hiring a medical expert to provide an opinion about your injury is sometimes necessary and can help you win your case. Why? […]

How Will My Previous Injury to the Same Body Part Impact My Personal Injury Case?

You were just involved in an accident due to someone else’s negligence and are now injured. While preparing to make a demand for compensation against the negligent party, you begin worrying about how evidence of a previous injury to the same body part might negatively impact your claim. You wonder: Is it still possible to […]

How Much Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Cost?

If you have been injured in an accident and are now involved in a personal injury case, you may wonder how you will be able to afford a personal injury lawyer. Fortunately, personal injury lawyers are paid on a contingency fee basis. In New York State, the standard contingency retainer fee is one-third of the amount that […]

What if I Can’t Afford a Personal Injury Lawyer in New York?

When you’ve been injured at work, in a motor vehicle accident, or after a fall on someone else’s property, you may feel like you’re in over your head. You may be temporarily or permanently unable to work, and watching medical bills spiral out of control. The insurance company may be pushing you to agree to […]

Free Seminar in Brooklyn Introducing New Regulation on the Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver

On Thursday, April 4, 2013, the Brooklyn 8th Avenue Community Improvement Association held a free seminar providing legal and medical information. There were lawyers and specialists available to address any legal or medical questions. Sal Aspromonte, of our Firm was invited to give a presentation on obtaining compensation through lawsuits regarding workplace injuries and personal injuries. Over […]

Is Your Life Going to Change Due to an Accident? Have You Gotten Enough Compensation?

When you are involved in an accident that causes you to sustain serious injuries, your immediate concern is typically your medical bills, and of course, getting better. Unfortunately, many serious injuries can result in dramatic life changes that require extensive, ongoing medical treatments, rehabilitation, medications, or other circumstances that affect how you live your life. […]

It’s Summertime, and Backyard Personal Injuries are on the Rise

Personal injuries tend to increase in the summer, mainly due to unsafe environments in many people’s own backyards. Decks and patios that require maintenance, swing sets and playgrounds, deck stairs, swimming pools, and outdoor toys and gardening equipment are all culprits in causing personal injuries. For a free legal consultation, call (212) 732-2929 Many outdoor personal […]

Personal Injury Glossary of Terms – Page 2

Preparing to Meet with Your Personal Injury Attorney If you have been injured in an accident (car or other type of accident), or have suffered an injury due to the nonaction, negligence or actions of another, it is important to see an attorney to discuss your possible claim. Before you see your attorney, gather documents […]