Wrongful death occurs whenever a person dies as the result of someone else’s wrongful act or negligence. It can be the result of product liability, slip and fall accidents, car accidents, construction accidents, or any event where a person or corporation does not exercise reasonable care and that negligence causes the death of another. New [read more...]

The first thing you should do is immediately seek medical attention for your injuries. It is possible that you have internal injuries also. So, make sure to notify medical personnel of all your pain complaints (even if to you they seem insignificant). Next, notify your boss or employer that you were injured and do so [read more...]

If you have been injured at a job site, you likely are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits and depending on the circumstances surrounding your injury, you may be able to bring a lawsuit for pain and suffering or you may be eligible for a workers’ compensation settlement. Below are some of the typical types of [read more...]

Every year, defective products claim the lives of innocent individuals.  Harmful products are the cause of many serious and catastrophic injuries.  The most tragic aspect of these life-altering injuries is that they could have been prevented. Some products are defectively designed which means that they can injure anyone that uses it regardless of the way [read more...]

The term “slip and fall” describes the type of injury that occurs on someone else’s property, usually as a result of a defective surface, a slippery substance, or other dangerous conditions. These injuries most commonly occur at: Office buildings Apartment buildings Shopping malls Retail stores Grocery stores Restaurants Night clubs Parks Private homes The owner [read more...]

How much are the legal fees in a personal injury? Usually, a personal injury case is handled on a contingent fee or done on a contingency basis. This means that the attorney is paid 1/3 of the settlement. In other words, there is no fee unless you win your case and then the lawyer’s fee [read more...]

What does Statute of Limitations mean? Think of statute of limitations as an expiration date. This is just legal language that means your personal injury claim will expire or run out if you do not bring a lawsuit against the person or people responsible for your personal injuries in a certain amount of time. If [read more...]

Many people do not know, but injured people in New York can fire their attorney at any time and for any reason. Also, injured people have the ultimate authority to settle their case. Oftentimes people contact us after they have had another attorney/law firm representing them for over a year on a personal injury matter with no [read more...]

In any event involving a pedestrian and an automobile collision, there is a high probability of serious injuries. Even at low speeds, a pedestrian can suffer catastrophic injuries or death when struck by several thousand pounds of moving steel and glass. Especially in crowded metropolitan areas, pedestrians sometimes enter the roadway without taking the proper precautionary [read more...]

It is estimated that 98,000 Americans die each year due to hospital errors. A 2006 follow-up to the 1999 Institute of Medicine Study found that medication errors are the most common mistakes by health care professionals, harming nearly 1.5 million people every year. Common Types of Medical Malpractice Resulting in Injury and Death: Surgeons, family [read more...]

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