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Distracted Driving: It’s a NY Liability

In New York, distracted driving leads to many accidents every single year. Distracted driving can be caused by a number of things, but, ultimately, it’s simply the driver not paying attention to the road, which causes an accident. These accidents, if you are involved, can lead to injuries. The question is, does a driver’s distraction impact your personal injury case? Read on to find out all you need to know about distracted driving in New […]

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What Is Wrongful Arrest in New York?

Over the last several years, police departments across the country have been under scrutiny – and for good reason. Many misconduct claims are filed against the police in New York each year, and one of those claims is false or wrongful arrest. False arrest may be a much larger problem than people suspect in New York, which is why it’s important to not only understand what it is and what you can do about it […]

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What Are NY Non-Economic Damages?

Most people are familiar with the idea of economic losses after an accident that leads to injury. Maybe you’re out of work for a while, or you’ve had to get a lot of expensive medical care, and the bills are piling up. However, not as many people are familiar with the idea of non-economic damages – but they’re equally important in a personal injury case. Personal injuries can cause losses that go beyond money. After […]

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NY Negligence and Negligence Per Se: What’s the Difference?

In New York personal injury cases, negligence or negligence per se form the foundations upon which a case is built. These legal theories both hold someone responsible financially for damages caused by their conduct, but there are differences between the two theories that are important to comprehend. If you’re pursuing a personal injury lawsuit in New York, then understanding the subtle difference between negligence and negligence per se is vital. Read on to find out […]

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Your Guide to NY Premises Liability and Landlord Responsibility

It’s an unfortunate fact that, every year in New York, many people are injured while on the premises of another. Maybe it’s in a clothing store. Or restaurant. Some people even suffer injuries in their own apartment buildings. When these injuries are due to the recklessness or negligence of the property owner, property manager, or landowner, they are considered premises liability injuries. Now, injuries come in all shapes and sizes. But what they all have […]

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NY Dog Bite Claims: What You Need to Know

It’s difficult to walk anyplace in New York without seeing a bevy of dogs with their owners. In the city, around the state, and in America in general – we’re just dog lovers! Most of the time, these pets make great companions who are loved family members – but sometimes dog ownership can go wrong, too. Dog bites happen. The state of New York has laws against dog bites as well, making it possible for […]

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Hurt By a Recalled Product in NY? You Have Options

Nothing in the world is perfect, including products made for consumers. From time to time, things occur in the design or manufacturing process of a product that makes it unsafe for consumers. In those circumstances, products are recalled. A good example of a large product recall occurred with a large, well-known drink company in December 2021. They had to recall products from eight states, including New York, because the juice they had distributed in those […]

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NY Train Accidents: How is Negligence Established?

New York has a lot of trains. From the subways in New York City to the commuter rails in other parts of the state, all those trains add up to a lot of tracks – and a lot of opportunities for accidents and injuries to occur. If you are injured in a New York train accident, what can you do? How do you establish who is responsible for the accident so you can get the […]

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The Hazards of NY Distracted Driving

Traffic accidents claim thousands of lives across the country each year. And distracted driving is a big force behind those accidents. Drivers who are distracted are more likely to be involved in an accident. Despite this, many drivers continue to drive while being distracted, especially with smartphones as such a common accessory. Here’s what you need to know about distracted driving in New York, including what causes it and how to prevent it. What Does […]

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What To Do If a Co-Worker Causes Your NY Injury

When you’re injured on the job, it may be assumed that you’re only entitled to worker’s compensation. However, if you were injured due to the negligence of a coworker, then worker’s comp may not be your only option. You could deserve more. Employee errors and negligence happen every day in the United States. They account for most of the injuries that happen on the job. Here’s what you need to know and what to do […]

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